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Depression in Europe – 1930s

By |2017-08-05T11:17:58+00:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Germany during the Depression After World War I, Europe was much poorer than it had been before the war. Many men had been killed in the war, and many houses and factories had been ruined. Then in 1929, there was an economic crisis too. A lot of companies went out of business, and [...]

Maimonides – a Jewish doctor in medieval Cairo

By |2018-04-08T01:10:54+00:00July 27th, 2017|Islam, Science|

Saladin's castle in Cairo, where Maimonides worked In the 1100s AD, when Maimonides wrote his book about medicine, doctors didn't have very many medicines or medical treatments that worked. Most of the things they tried just made people even worse. Maimonides was smart enough to realize this. So he wrote his book mainly about how to stay healthy and [...]