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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 14
Chapter 14 14:1 And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations; 14:2 That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 21
Chapter 21 21:1 And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners. 21:2 And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt...
Old Testament >> Numbers
King James Bible: John, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. 19:2 And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 19:3 And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. 19:4...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 26
Chapter 26 26:1 Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself: 26:2 I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all...
New Testament >> The Acts
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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Iphigénie en Tauride, Hackney Empire, London — 'Atmospheric'
The second of the composer's classical operas for Paris to trace the complex history of Agamemnon's children, it was enormously influential and is seen by many as his finest achievement. ETO's general director James Conway has chosen to ...
RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at The Joyce Theater, 6/21-26
Based on Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, it focuses on King Agamemnon's decision to sacrifice his daughter - much to the horror of his wife, Clytemnestra, and his daughter's betrothed, Achilles - and Iphigenia's ultimate acceptance of her fate.
Archaeological Society denies claims of Agamemnon throne discovery
The Athens Archaeological Society has denied recent press reports that archaeologists have discovered part of the throne of Agamemnon, king of Mycenae.
Theater: DeSales' Act 1 presents new adaptation of 'Elektra'
When Elektra's father, King Agamemnon, returns from the Trojan War, his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus, murder him and usurp the throne. The daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, Elektra smuggles her brother Orestes out of town so that ...
Opera's monstrous mothers
Having bumped off her husband, Agamemnon, on his return from Troy, Klytämnestra (above) now lives in a state of paranoia that she will be killed in turn by one of her own children.

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