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A Map of the Mycenaean Empire (ca. 1600-1200 BCE) with Mycenaean Settlements Named in Linear B, Latinized Linear B & English

A Map of the Mycenaean Empire (ca. 1600-1200 BCE) with Mycenaean Settlements Named in Linear B, Latinized Linear B & English (Click to ENLARGE):

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South Asasif Conservation Project

  • Conservation project in the South Asasif necropolis in Thebes
  • Partners: South Asasif Conservation Trust, ASA Restoration Project, Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities, and others?
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From Myth Into History


The Omphalos, centre of mythic Greece.
If there’s a place in Greece that stands on the border between myth and history, it’s Delphi. Its origins are lost in legend and folktale, but the fact of its influence and wealth can be seen in the incredible physical remains of the place. 595 more words

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The Ancient Egyptian "Song of the Harper"

“More interesting than any of the above songs is the so-called “Song of the Harper,” of which two copies are known: the first is found in the papyrus Harris 500, already mentioned, and the second in a papyrus at Leyden. 458 more words

The Literature Of The Ancient Egyptians

MY FAVORITE WORLD WONDERS (SO FAR) PART 2: THE GREAT TEMPLE OF ABU SIMBEL - NUBIA, NILE VALLEY, EGYPT

Let me start this post with a simple statement:  my trip to Egypt was to-date the most astounding travel experience of my life; it is my favorite journey and I don’t think anything I will ever see will be able to match its ancient history, immensity, beauty and overwhelming presence, from both natural and man-made perspectives.   1,240 more words

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River. It was built in the year 1400BC in what was then called the city of Thebes. 451 more words

Temple

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Expanding the Liberty Canon: Sophocles, the Tragedies of Oedipus and Antigone

Sophocles (496-406BCE) was the second of the three great tragedian of ancient Athens, the first, Aeschylus, was discussed in my last post.  Sophocles is best known for a group of three plays known as the Theban plays, referring to the city of Thebes, which was one of major states of Ancient Greece when it was divided between many city states. 1,346 more words

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