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Inspiring Psalm 104

Psalm 104 has been described as “Genesis 1 set to music”. That’s clearly the main inspiration for the psalm, and one which most readers will quickly realise. 742 more words


Series I want to indulge in: Tut

Tut, an introduction

forensic reconstruction of Tut (nationalgeographic.com)

King Tutankhamun – the boy who will be King – or simply Tut is (one of) the most fascinating Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh that some of us can’t seem to get enough of. 437 more words


Akhenaten Never Pharaoh

The pharaoh Akhenaten rose to power after the death of his father Amenhotep the III and proceeded to enforce what many people call the first monotheistic religion in history, the worship of the sun disc Aten.  49 more words

Alternative History

Akhenaten Part 2 - Family Relations

Akhenaten was married to Nefertiti at the very beginning of his reign, and they had six daughters.

He also had a son Tutankhamen. Recent DNA analysis has revealed that one of his sisters the ” Younger Lady” mummy was Tutankhamen’s mother. 53 more words

New Kingdom Dynasty

Monotheism in Egypt

“How should we read the Exodus story?”  I’ve been getting this question a lot lately.  Should we treat it as history?  Should we see it as a metaphorical story?   610 more words


Akhenaten & Henry VIII: Two Game Changers

One of the things that I love about history is how often characters keep popping up whose lives are so similar and different at the same time. 1,201 more words

Henry VIII

El Amarna, the 28.5 million year old city of Pharaoh Akhenaten

One of the great mysteries of ancient Egypt is the city of El Amarna, the city built by Pharaoh Akhenaten and dedicated to the worship of the Aten. 307 more words

Ancient Civilizations