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Two Pillars


In front of the house he made two pillars thirty-five cubits high, with a capital of five cubits on the top of each. He made chains like a necklace and put them on the tops of the pillars, and he made a hundred pomegranates and put them on the chains. 589 more words

Lessons on human rights from Ancient Greece

The Antigone Collective presents a 2000-year-old play that explores human rights and a fight against oppression – Antigone by Sophocles, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, 8-10 August, as part of Camden Fringe 2016. 236 more words

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The Lady Tentdinebu

© Rory Gavin 2016

In the National Museum of Ireland there lies a very special lady. Her name is Tentdinebu and she is Ireland’s oldest resident. 246 more words


"Dual"-ing Mythologies: One Erginos or Two?

Two different figures named Erginos seem to appear in Greek mythographic and poetic traditions. One is Erginos the son of Klumenos, a descendent of Minyas and king of Orchomenos. 837 more words


Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Architecture

This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Architecture

Karnak Temple was constructed around 1400 BC on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor, Egypt (ancient Thebes).



“Hello my friend, want to see the temples?” said a smiling bald-headed man.

It was early morning and I had barely stepped out of the hotel when I was approached. 1,332 more words

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