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A 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Full of Mummies Has Just Been Discovered in Egypt!!! But, someone has been in there before...


Egyptian archaeologists have announced the discovery of a tomb dating back some 3,500 years to the dawn of ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom, during a period called the 18th Dynasty. 589 more words

[Free eBook] Cleopatra by Ernie Bradford [Vintage Biography & Historiography]

Cleopatra by the late English author Ernie Bradford, a noted mid-20th century historian who specialized in Mediterranean and naval topics, is his vintage royalty historical biography, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press. 372 more words

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Today in Middle East history: Egypt's 23 July Revolution (1952)

The proximate cause of the coup that ousted King Farouk was the drubbing that Egypt, along with every other Arab state, had received at the hands of the Israelis during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.

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Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Heliopolis (640)

The Arab conquest of Egypt was probably the first big surprise of the early Islamic period after the Arabs’ initial military successes against the Romans… 1,455 more words

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The Drowning King, by Emily Holleman

I received this egalley courtesy of Little Brown publishing and netgalley.com.

Genre: Historical Fiction, Biographical Fiction

RATING: 3.5 / 5

Review:

For those of you who may not know this is the follow-up to the book… 615 more words

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What is Sirius and how does it relate to Ka Ba Sum?

Sirius is the brightest star in our sky- the blue glowing one. Sirius is now called Sirius A, and is the partner to our Sun. The sun completes it’s approximate 25,900 year cycle around the path of Sirius A – the two are doing a cycle in unison. 774 more words

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IWD Special: Sekhmet and Isis

Happy International Women’s Day!  It seems only appropriate to write about two of the most powerful and inspirational goddesses in Ancient Egypt on this day- Sekhmet and Isis. 522 more words

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