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If NASA's engineers only had eleventh-century astronomy knowledge, do you think they could have landed the "Rover" on Mars? If modern day astrophysicists could only make use of ancient Assyrian astronomy, do you think they would have been able to...
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Letter from a Forgotten Jew
I was first settled in what is present-day Libya by the Egyptian ruler Ptolemy Lagos (323-282 BCE), according to the first-century Jewish historian Josephus.
Clergy told to take on the 'new atheists'
Diodorus Siculus: In olden times there were more than 18,000 towns and large villages which one can find recorded by name in the sacred lists; under Ptolemy, son of Lagus, more than 3,000 towns were counted, and as many there still are in our times.
Qasr Al Agouz temple in Luxor to open next week
The Ptolemaic dynastic cult is well represented, including the ancestors of Ptolemy (with no mention of the first Ptolemy son of Lagus, who was a commoner) and their queens. Scenes depicting Thoth with other gods and goddesses are also shown. “Although ...
Home > Articles > “Jerusalem: Capital of the Jews”:The Jewish Identity of
It is noteworthy that an earlier capture of Jerusalem by the Greek-Egyptian King Ptolemy, son of Lagus, provided an opportunity for the obscure Agatharchides of Cnidus (second century BCE) to remark about the fact that “the people known as Jews, who ...
Muddy myths sink Queen of the Nile
After he died in 323 BC, control of Egypt passed to Ptolemy, the son of Lagus, a Macedonian nobleman. Ptolemy set up a three-century-long dynasty, which was closed to outsiders, including Egyptians. Indeed, the parents of Cleopatra were brother and sister.

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