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Khonsu: Divine Child and Devourer of Hearts

When we think of ancient Egypt, the god who leaps to mind is the sun-god Ra, but the Egyptians were also well-provided with moon-gods, including the gods Thoth, Khonsu, and Aah. 745 more words

Mythology

Hatshepsut, 'King' of Egypt (1479-1457 BC)

Ruling queen of the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Hatshepsut meaning Foremost of Noble Ladies, she is generally regarded by Egyptologists as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty. 227 more words

Egypt

The Xbox Alexander*

A couple of days ago, I watched this live stream of Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris by JHNPlays. My contribution to the stream was a few bad jokes in the comments box and to make poor JHN mess around with his audio connection when the reason I couldn’t hear anything was because of my laptop ( 494 more words

Of The Moment

The Breastbone

This month is the 10 year anniversary of me joining the world of blogging. All month long, I will be posting some blasts from the past. 897 more words

Fiction

Egypt: Land of sand

LUXOR, EGYPT — In Egypt, the east is the direction of the living — the waters of the sea, the banks of the Nile, the green of the delta. 548 more words

Egypt

Luxor, Egypt: Down South Up River

Cairo has largely missed the boat to modernity that its sister oil-rich states are riding into the sunset… faded glory, historical standard bearer for Arab and Muslim worlds… glorious past, but future very sketchy… so I kill time peacefully until time to board train, disgustingly filthy and hardly worth the cost… but I persevere, next stop Luxor. 523 more words

Culture

Thinking on Oaths, Family, and Standing at the Battle Line

It is Greek Wednesday, and while thinking on what to post I noticed this little meme hopping around on the net. Needless to say, it is perfect for hoplite warfare. 566 more words

Thinking Ancient Greek