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Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III & Jehu, Israel's King

Among the many artifacts we photographed today was the Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III (r. 858-824 BC). This Assyrian king forced Jehu, King of Israel… 236 more words

Bible History And Geography

The Scythians - cheese, gold and false beards

I’m a little late to party on this one, but I’ve finally managed to get to the ‘Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia’ exhibition at the British Museum (the tickets were a gift from a family member). 655 more words

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Graveyard Memorial Inscriptions

West Stormont Historical Society have worked hard to record the inscriptions in the graveyards in Auchtergaven and Logiebride.  These are available here to view as a pdf or as a booklet in the Bankfoot Church Centre. 59 more words

Auchtergaven

Inscription and motto of James Wilson of Finzeauch

Description: Inscription of James Wilson of Finzeauch: “Ja. Wilson of Finzeauch 1756, Expecto cuncta superne”

Heading: Wilson, James, -1780

Classmark: A88.1/R96P

Source: Platina. Lives of the popes, 1685

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Inscription and motto of Sir Philip Sydenham, Bt.

Description: Inscription and motto of Sir Philip Sydenham, Bt.: “Philip Sydenham O Jesu esto mihi Jesus”

Heading: Sydenham, Philip, Sir, 1676-1739

Classmark: A88.3B/W22

Source: Ware, James. Hibernia sacra, 1717

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Inscription Advent Calendar

Over on our Twitter feed (@crewsproject) we’re posting an inscription advent calendar – which we hope you will enjoy as a nice way of finding out about some of the exciting texts that we come across in our research. 159 more words

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