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History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Astrological Emphasis: Aquarius, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Aquarius: January, 21st- February, 19th. This article applies to Aquarians during 2001. General Those born under the sign of Aquarius are characterised by their great passion for mystery and prove to have a fighting spirit in...
Astrology >> Aquarius
Astrological Emphasis: Pisces, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Pisces: February, 21st - March, 20th. This article applies to Pisceans during 2001. General Pisces is the twelfth sign of the Zodiac, astrologically dominated by Jupiter and Neptune, exalted by the Moon and with Mercury in exile....
Astrology >> Pisces
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Astrological Emphasis: Gemini, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Gemini: May, 21st- June, 21st. This article applies to Geminis during 2001. An Air sign. The Gemini person is blessed with a great intelligence General An Air sign. The Gemini person is blessed with a great intelligence and has...
Astrology >> Gemini

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Naruto, Tōken Ranbu, Stray Dogs Get Traditional Crafts at Anime Japan 2016
These pen cases use the Koshu-inden technique of lacquering deerskin, a technique used to create weapons and armor during the Sengoku period. The method was repurposed after the Taisho era to create handbags. The Yamanashi prefecture continues ...
Feminist Media Critic Anita Sarkeesian Has a New Project, and It's Not About
Each episode will focus on a female leader or innovator and will be animated in a style inspired by the subject and her era: silent and black and white for Emma Goldman, Heian period art for Murasaki Shikibu. Sarkeesian, along with producer Elisabeth ...
Hina Matsuri — wishing happiness to girls
On this occasion of the Japanese Doll Festival, celebrating the growth of girls and wishing them happiness, dolls wearing the Heian period clothing were put on display at the residence of Japan's Ambassador to Jordan Shuichi Sakurai. On the occasion ...
Heirloom dolls on display at Taste of Tea in Healdsburg for Japan's Girl's Day
The highly detailed porcelain dolls are displayed in tiers, representing the royal family from the Heian period in Japan, which lasted from 794-1185 A.D. It was during the Heian Period that the tradition of celebrating daughters began.
Welcome the Cherry Blossoms at the Dallas Arboretum
Hanami dates back to the Heian Period (794-1185) when the Imperial Court in Kyoto held flower-viewing parties beneath the blossoming cherry trees. The flowers were praised by poets as a metaphor for life, "beautiful yet fleeting." Throughout the world ...

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