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Amunhotep-son-of-Hapu was a courtier, who was employed as a royal scribe and "overseer of all the work of the king" in the reign of Amunhotep III (Dynasty XVIII). Later, in the Ptolemaic period, he was deified on account of his reputation for wisdom....
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
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...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
King Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus
The story of king Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus is both horrifying and carries a certain warning. There arrived one day in Thebes a dancing god of great beauty and magnetism. So strong was his pull that all the women in that town...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Astrology >> Pisces
Meaning "the House of Horus". In early times seen as the sky-goddess and mother of Horus, in the New Kingdom she was merged with Isis to become the same deity. Already in the Old Kingdom her cult center seems to have been in Dendera. During the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Goddess of war and battles, consort of Ptah. Hathor took Sekhmet's shape when she made war on men. Sekhmet is usually portrayed as a woman with the head of a lioness, sometimes brandishing a knife in an upraised hand. Her name means the powerful. Sekhmet's...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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A STRANGER COMES TO THEBES by Mary Lefkowitz, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Wellesley College.

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Robert Robinson Joins Guthrie's THE BURIAL AT THEBES 9/24-11/6
The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its upcoming production of The Burial at Thebes, Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney's adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone, playing September 24 - November 6, 2011, on the McGuire Proscenium Stage.
Hearing postponed in misconduct case against former Thebes cop
CAIRO, Ill. -- A preliminary hearing has been postponed until Tuesday for the former Thebes, Ill., police officer who faces misconduct charges for allegedly releasing a person from custody in exchange for sexual favors.
Prince - Caldwell
He is the son of William and Freida Caldwell of Thebes, Ill., and the late Vivian Caldwell. Prince is also the daughter of the late James Prince.
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Roy A. Johnson, 25, of Thebes, Ill., was arrested on a Saline County, Ill.
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By Cody Willard “Sweet-voiced daughter of Zeus from thy gold-paved Pythian shrine Wafted to Thebes divine, What dost thou bring me? My soul is racked and shivers with fear. (Healer of Delos, hear!

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Thebes, Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thebes, Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
History of ancient Thebes, Greece, Hellas, monuments, views.
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Thebes, the city of the god Amon, was the capital of Egypt during the period of the Middle and New Kingdoms.
Thebes | Board Game | BoardGameGeek
Thebes is a game of competitive archeology.

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