Moors and the court of Württemberg 1616 –1617

The court of Württemberg 1616 –1617

Special festivities offered a perfect opportunity for a ruler to assume the role of an ‘African’, an ‘Ethiopian’ or a ‘Moor’. From the late Middle Ages feasts and tournaments were important occasions to celebrate a baptism, wedding or ceremonial arrival by a European ruler. Such festivities included triumphal processions and the staging of mock battles between companies such as the ‘Christians’ and the ‘Moors’, or ‘Scythians’ and deviant groups such as ‘impostors’.

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The healing of the nations: Marijuana compound may stop deadly cancer metastasis

We’ve known about medical applications of cannabis (or marijuana) for years, but the research findings of two scientists studying it have the potential to change the deadliness of cancer forever. A cannabis compound known as cannabidiol can stop metastasis in many types of aggressive cancers, found the researchers from California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

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