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1. In 1014 A.D., after defeating a large Bulgarian army at the battle of Kleidion, Byzantine Emperor Basil II had 99 of every 100 prisoners blinded, leaving each 100th man with one eye so that he could lead his comrades home. Upon seeing his thousands of blinded soldiers, the Bulgarian Emperor reportedly died of a heart attack.

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01. The ancient city of Jericho (currently in Palestine) is the world’s oldest walled city, with evidence of stone fortifications dating back nearly 9,000 years. Archaeological digs have turned up traces of habitation that are even older up to 11,000 years ago. #city #world #didyouknow #interesting #fascinating #history #ancient #world #travel #adventure #living #palestine #turkey #peru #pyramid World Cultures, Potpourri, Ideas, Archaeology, Interesting Facts About World, Interesting History, World History Facts, History Of Earth, Ancient World History

01. The ancient city of Jericho (currently in Palestine) is the world’s oldest walled city, with evidence of stone fortifications dating back nearly 9,000 years. Archaeological digs have turned up traces of habitation that are even older up to 11,000 years ago. #city #world #didyouknow #interesting #fascinating #history #ancient #world #travel #adventure #living #palestine #turkey #peru #pyramid

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