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Is this the End of Fire in the modern era?

The first spark

Humankind starts in Greek myth as a lump of clay, shaped together within the dexterous hands of the titan Prometheus; combining clay and the spittle of Zeus to bind us, and awoken by the breath of Athena.   672 more words

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Old Stories Made New, Magneto Ronetta S.,Team Zeus

Magneto from the x-men series is villain that is know worldwide from his role in the comics, movies and animated tv shows. Magneto was born Max Eisenhardt sometime in the late 1920s to a middle-class German-Jewish family. 367 more words

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.  ~Herodotus

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Τάδε δ’ ἐς τοὺς ἄλλους Πέρσας ἐξεμάνη. λέγεται γὰρ εἰπεῖν αὐτὸν πρὸς Πρηξάσπεα, τὸν ἐτίμα τε μάλιστα καί οἱ τὰς ἀγγελίας ἐφόρεε οὗτος, τούτου τε ὁ παῖς οἰνοχόος ἦν τῷ Καμβύσῃ, τιμὴ δὲ καὶ αὕτη οὐ σμικρή· εἰπεῖν δὲ λέγεται τάδε.

Persian Wars Battle Newscast

I’ve given this assignment for a few years to my online Greek Archaeology / History courses and get so-so results but just wanted to post this one, as it seemed a great example of the intention of the assignment.

Archaeology

I'm Still Here

I realise it has been a bit quiet around here of late. As per my last post I am still reading The Amazons by Adrienne Mayor, which is taking me longer to read than I expected, and is the principle reason I haven’t posted reviews since my late January… 440 more words

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