Category: Philology of the day

During the spring months of 1943 the Anglo-American and Soviet relationships were at their lowest points since Pearl Harbor. Fears of concluding separate peace were on the fore of the minds of both sides. It was this point that Goebbels chose to exploit by releasing the brisant material on German forces discovering mass graves of […]

“Honnō-ji incident” refers to an event that took place on 21 June 1582 in Kyoto, Japan. Akechi Mitsuhide, a prominent general under the great Oda Nobunaga, had turned on his lord and launched a surprise attack that led to a forced suicide by Nobunaga and his son Nobutada. This was an important event, because Nobunaga, […]