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Monster-Headed Axes

On the great central relief of the North Staircase at Persepolis, which was presented front and center to visitors approaching the palace for an audience, a weapon bearer stands in the background with the royal axe and bow. 400 more words

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Opinion - America loses Middle East to British and Ottoman empires - PravdaReport - John Gelmini

The article by Pravda is overblown and Dr Alf is right to be skeptical.

The UK’s Tri Forces stand at 83,000 men and woman and the Army is facing recruiting difficulties, the Navy is a cipher of its former self, with aircraft carriers without aircraft, no coastal protection vessel and no maritime coastal protection vessels patrolling our coasts. 189 more words

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The Rewards of Scholarship

There is an old joke that most of the people who will ever read your dissertation are in the room when you defend it (and that not all the examiners will be among them). 221 more words

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The Tomb of Artaxerxes III

Artaxerxes III Ochus of Persia (425BC-338BC) was the Great King of Persia and the eleventh King of the Achaemenid Empire, as well as the first Pharaoh of the 31st dynasty of Egypt. 33 more words

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The Dream’s Fulfillment

28 “But all these things did happen to King Nebuchadnezzar. 29 Twelve months later he was taking a walk on the… 200 more words

Verse Of The Day

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All People Are Sinners

9 Well then, should we conclude that we Jews are better than others? No, not at all, for we have already shown that all people, whether Jews or… 186 more words

God

Cross-Post: Achemenet News

Those of you who share my interest in Achaemenid studies will have noticed changes to the very important Achemenet website, partially good (it now works without Adobe Flash player) and partially bad (old links to the transcriptions of Achaemenid tablets by Francis Joannès, Caroline Waerzeggers, and other scholars have been broken and PDFs replaced with HTML, so that a citation in one of my forthcoming publications is already obsolete). 611 more words

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