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The Blue Mosque, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

If you’re into religious history, the Blue Mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif is one of a few reputed burial sites for Ali, Mohammed’s cousin and son-in-law (there’s a lot of that). If the history’s important to you, the Wikipedia page for it … Continue reading

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Leda, Studio, Athens, Greece

Zeus was so taken with Leda's beauty that he turned himself into a swan to seduce her. From their union came Helen, Clytemnestra, Pollux & Castor. Helen, of course, was so beautiful that after she ran off with Paris to … Continue reading

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