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Two Pillars

Bible:

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

Camden Fringe

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

Egypt

"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

Greek

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).

Photography

LUXOR

“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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