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This Daily Dose dives into ancient mysteries that make Indiana Jones movies seem dull, examines current controversies around repatriations and gives you a peek at the world’s most sought-after plunder.
Surveying the plunders of rodents who nested with or near ancient humans can uncover truths about where and how our ancestors lived, as well as what environmental forces drove them.What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets.|Rachel Feltman|August 12, 2021|Popular-Science
The British, however, settled for the capitulation of Alexandria, and made off with a trove of ships and other plunder as they sailed back down the Potomac.
That standard gothic story plot is about borders and border crossing, about the terrors of the other, about wealth and exploitation and plunder and shifting power dynamics.Gothic novels are obsessed with borders. Mexican Gothic takes full advantage.|Constance Grady|October 16, 2020|Vox
The manner of this acquisition would be a topic of discussion in biblical interpretation for centuries, for fear that it looks like plunder.A Justification For Unrest? Look No Further Than The Bible And The Founding Fathers|LGBTQ-Editor|June 11, 2020|No Straight News
It was up to the countries in which these acts of plunder had taken place to decide who rightfully owned the recovered works.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hulagu then gave his men licence to rape, kill and plunder with the caveat that Christians and Jews were to be spared.In Threatening Baghdad, Militants Seek to Undo 800 Years of History|Justin Marozzi|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they ran out of food, he would “go down to Babylon to plunder,” which means stealing from grocery stores.Speed Read: 9 Revelations From Elizabeth Smart’s Memoir, ‘My Story’|The Daily Beast|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In contrast to other brigades, whose motto is “fight by day, plunder by night,” ISIS is a dedicated combat force.
And it is repeated: “on the plunder they did not lay their hand.”
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
And knowing that bunch as well as I do, I don't think they'll lift the plunder and quit the country till they can go together.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
I stumbled over a fat trumpeter in the field, stript and plunder'd, with his skin full of bullets.The Battle of Hexham;|George Colman
From this area, Dunmore and his friends made repeated plunder attacks along the coast of Virginia until summer.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Consequently, we could not ascribe these deaths to a desire for plunder on the part of some unknown person.The Staircase At The Hearts Delight|Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)