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The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

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Though attention this year has been focused on the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, the decisive blows that defeated Napoleon were landed at sea, says James Davey.

First step on the road to Waterloo

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Marisa Linton explains how Jacques-Pierre Brissot helped to initiate the French revolutionary wars, as he and Robespierre debated whether conflict with Austria should be a ‘crusade for universal liberty’.

Ptolemaic: Rosetta Stone, 196 B.C.E

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Rosetta Stone, 196 B.C.E., granite, 114.4 cm x 72.3 x 27.9 cm or 45 x 28.5 x 11 in. (British Museum, London)
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=OFXY9-pec1I

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker