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Akhenaten - Nicholas Reeves

Akhenaten, a name that stands alone in Egypt’s ancient past, isolated from history, enigmatic, dark and misunderstood. Many pharoahs stand in splendour for their achievements, Rameses the Great, warrior king, Khufu, supposed builder of the most famous pyramids, Cleopatra, the young queen who sold her dying empire for love, but all of these stand tall and proud, names to invoke pride in human achievement. 694 more words

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Who Were the Essenes?

Biblical Archaeology Society Staff • 02/07/2013

In a recent study about the Essenes of Qumran, archaeologist Eyal Regev used the tools of social archaeology to answer the question, “Who were the Essenes?” Photo by Zev Radovan. 355 more words

Ancient History

Review: Hercules (2014)

Hello all,

It’s been a while since my last blog post, as I needed to focus on my thesis. Well, guess what? I submitted this morning! 478 more words

Ancient History

FAQ 44

Question:

Reading your blog, I got a question. You say Geku(外宮)of Ise Grand Shrine(伊勢神宮)is connected to the Original God. I think it means Japan is a rare country on this planet. 282 more words

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Lost Kingdoms of South America: People of The Clouds

An amazing series that delves deeper into the history of South America.

“Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper embarks on an epic journey into the remote Peruvian Andes in search of the mysterious Chachapoya people. 162 more words

Ancient History And Modern History

Byzantine Matters by Averil Cameron

For many of us, Byzantium remains “byzantine”—obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform popular and scholarly understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing it to a poor relation of Rome and the rest of the classical world. 939 more words

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To Rome or not to Rome ...

Over the last week or so I’ve started doing a little research for my own little adventure to Italy. I arrive in Venice on September 19th (OMG! 1,045 more words

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