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The Codex Gigas. The largest #medieval manuscript in existence, created by a single scribe in the early 13th century. Sometimes called “The Devil’s Bible” because of a large unexplained picture of him. Lavishly illustrated. Just the writing alone, not counting the illustrations, would have taken five years of constant writing to complete #history #books

An African American soldier reads a book while resting on an A.T.S. salvage truck, shortly after World War I. Saint-Nazaire, France, April 6, 1919. Great Picture!! lol doesn't look like a comfy seat so must be a really good book!

The Donner Party (sometimes called the Donner-Reed Party) was a group of American pioneers who set out for California in a wagon train. Delayed by a series of mishaps, they spent the winter of 1846–47 snowbound in the Sierra Nevada. Some of the emigrants resorted to cannibalism to survive, eating those who had succumbed to starvation and sickness. The journey west usually took between four and six months, but the Donner Party was slowed by following a new route called Hastings Cutoff, which…

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Ponte Vecchio ed i suoi palazzi dopo la seconda guerra mondiale, non è un bello spettacolo.#ConosciFirenze.