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Summer 2014 - Thebes Dig: Prologue

Background

The site of our dig was at the Ismenion Hill in Thebes, Greece. During Classical Period, a temple to the god Apollo dominated the hill. 298 more words

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#2009 (Dec): Egypt - Tombs of Thebes (Luxor & Karnak)

All aboard!

From an 11-hour sleeper train to 3 nights on the Semiramis II Cruise Ship, embarking from Aswan. Definitely a FIRST for me on a cruise ship, so I was prepping myself for a rest and relaxing cruise along the Nile river (to ease my aching muscles from the sleeper train). 646 more words

2009

"Home is where the heart is."


When I was in college there was a lot of talk about reflection. Reflecting back on what you’ve learned and experienced through life. I often think back to my hometown and look back at growing up there two different ways. 136 more words

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Omens of Defeat

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Vol. VIII. Book XVII Ch. 10 (Loeb Classical Library)
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Thebes Blows Hot; Greece Has Cold Feet… 611 more words

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"Life is like a box of chocolates"


A saying that was made famous by Forrest Gump yet that is not a box of chocolates pictured above. In simplest terms that is Downtown! I am sure that every city’s downtown looks just like the one above. 296 more words

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The Fall of Thebes

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Vol. VIII. Book XVII Ch. 8, 9, 11-14 (Loeb Classical Library)
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Alexander Dead: Exclusive Report… 1,669 more words

Diodorus Siculus

The Greek Response to Alexander's Accession

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Vol. VIII. Book XVII Ch. 3 & 4 (Loeb Classical Library)
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Greece Rejects Alexander’s Authority… 1,054 more words

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