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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: New Kingdom
New Kingdom (ca 1580 -1085 bc.) The Hyksos people The so called 'Hyksos' invasion, which was most likely composed of several small groups of different people infiltrating the delta during the 13th Dynasty, meant the end of the Middle Kingdom. The Hyksos...
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History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
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History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Jesus Christ! You’re acting like one of those Christians
"He drew a circle that shut me out— Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win; We drew a circle that took him in!" – Edwin Markham The room was filled with Pagans, Witches and a few Asatru. The discussion had flowed from &qu...
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Samarkand: An Ancient Link Between East and West
This second factor contributed greatly to Samarkand's growth, and it became one of the greatest cities in Central Asia. ... During the 4th century BC, Samarkand was conquered by Alexander the Great during his campaign against the Achaemenid Empire.
The crisis of Islamic civilization
The power of the Iranian empire was at its zenith under Darius of the Achaemenid dynasty, who ruled from 521-486 B.C. The rule of the this reign was brought to an end in 331 B.
Exposing the Secret History of Giants and the Underground Hyperborean Gallery
How is it that one can spend considerable time researching a subject without the discerning eye for pseudoarchaeology, or perhaps the author knows it's BS but is more interested in having fun than making an academic contribution?
The Spartan Version
He detects in the Persian defeat a pivot in history, the mid-term consequence of which was the Achaemenids' later defeat at the hands of Alexander and, with that, the decisive spread of Hellenic culture across the world. But he would also ...
The Wise Men and their journey of great risk
The Parthian Empire was formed after the fall of the Achaemenid Empire. Parthia, in northeastern Iran, had been governed by the Seleucid kings, an ancient Macedonian dynasty. In 245 BCE, a satrap named Andragoras launched a revolt against a young ...

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