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4,200 Year-Old Fort Found
2012-09-28 21:28:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Spanish archeologists have announced the discovery of continental Europe´s biggest Bronze Age settlement that dates back 4,200 years and represents the pinnacle of architecture and engineering for that time. The site, known as La Bastida, was protected by 20-foot high walls and towers designed to keep its upper class residents protected and in power. The design of these structures suggests that those who built it were from...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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