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Something About Venetian Blinds

Venetian blinds are an ever present sight each day. In my case, mini-blinds cover the window in front of my desk. Not only do they provide a simple background for my work space, but they enable me to adjust the level of backlighting for comfortable viewing of my laptop screen. 810 more words

Cultural Highlights

Harpocrates Eros Mithra Alexandrian Art Horos

Alexandrian Art. Pós visit Egypt Alexander will unite the greek eros son of Aphrodite and the greek goddess invented by himself Isis,  something between the Version before of Athena Maat. 277 more words

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The Parthian Empire

The Parthian Empire (247 BC-224 AD), also known as the Arsacid Empire, was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran better known as ancient Persia.

Iran Guide And Tips

Besotted with History: Themistocles and the Battle of Salamis

Today I’d like to take you on a journey through the mists of time to the beginning of the 5th Century BCE. Athens was still a new democracy, and it wasn’t yet recognized as a nauti superpower. 934 more words

The Face of Oppression is Positively Adorable

While walking to my local grocery last Wednesday I found four hamsters in a trash pile. Unfortunately, two had already died and the other two looked like they were well on the way to freezing. 535 more words


The Third Century Crisis of Rome

An Roman empire was in a state of chaos.
It was in what is familiarly called as its Third Century Crisis.
This officially began with the the assassination of Severus Alexander in 235 A.D. 797 more words

Something For History

Ancient Vampires

I have never traveled to a place that hasn’t got a ‘tale of the undead’ of some sort. Stories of beings neither alive nor dead consuming the blood of living beings can be found in nearly every culture around the world in many different varieties spanning over many centuries. 488 more words