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History by Letter - I

Name these historical people, places, and things that begin with I.
  • Quiz by Geoguy - Jun 04, 2014
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Civilization that built Machu Picchu
Religion founded in 622 AD
Northern Irish terrorist group
Famous German military decoration
Country first settled in 874 AD
Epic poem attributed to Homer
Arab word for uprising. Palestine
has had two
Catholic institution used to
prosecute heretics
Confederation of six northeast
Native American tribes
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Name of 13 "guiltless" Popes
"Revolution" that started in
Britain circa 1760
Industrial
Revolution
Modern-day name of Constantinople
Her marriage to Ferdinand united Spain
Figurative barrier between Communist
and Western Europe
Country once called the Dutch East Indies
Russian Tsar whose reign saw
the conquest of Siberia
Spanish title for a Prince
Elite unit of 10,000 Persian soldiers
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level 72
Jun 4, 2014
I wasn't expecting the Spanish Inquisition
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level 58
Jun 5, 2014
No one expects the Spanish Inquisition!
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level 69
Jul 14, 2014
Where's everybody gone?
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level 60
Aug 2, 2014
Gone to get the comfy chairs!!
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level 58
Jun 7, 2014
I kept trying "infanta" which is the feminine version. Rats.
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level 44
Aug 1, 2014
I had heard of Infanta only.
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level 71
Aug 1, 2014
That would be a princess then, right?
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level 67
Aug 1, 2014
never knew that infante meant prince...there is a baseball player named omar infante...i always called him omar baby...now i guess i will call him omar prince
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level 41
Aug 22, 2014
I only knew infanta too...I just changed the vowel at the end until I got it!
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level 27
Aug 1, 2014
prince is principe, toddler/baby is infante (which is why princes are sometimes called infantes)
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level 69
Aug 1, 2014
The title "Infante" was born by all male descendants of Iberian kings other than the heir apparent, i.e., all sons of the king but the oldest living son. "Infanta" was used for all the daughters because princesses were seldom ever heirs apparent.
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level 65
Aug 4, 2014
And dauphin is a dolphin, yet the heir to the French throne was still called the Dauphin.
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level 37
Aug 1, 2014
You should probably accept Isabel for Isabella, as that is how it is spelled and pronounced in Spain.
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level 60
Aug 2, 2014
But was it also that way when she was alive?? Where you there?
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level 24
Aug 4, 2014
I second that. The spanish name is Isabel, therefore it should be accepted.
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level 40
Aug 4, 2014
I know this is being really picky, but technically it should be A.D. 622 and A.D. 874 instead of 622 A.D. and 874 A.D.
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level 68
Mar 10, 2016
And if you want to be reeeeeeally picky, it should be CE instead of AD.
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level 66
Jan 31, 2017
No, it shouldn't.
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level 58
Feb 5, 2017
Actually, yes it should
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level 40
Mar 20, 2017
No, it should NOT!
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level 54
Jun 8, 2016
Wow, surprised only 19% got Immortals. I was going to make a witty comment about how no one would have gotten it if not for '300.'
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level 65
Feb 19, 2017
Iceland was first settled by the Irish in 795 A.D. but the settlement died out before the 874 A.D. settlement.
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