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Anita Smith (anitajsmith)

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  • Aphrodite: The World's First Diva
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    Aphrodite: The World's First Diva

    4 years ago

    Born from the violent act of castration, Aphrodite became the symbol of love and beauty. She was the most sought after of the goddesses, but though she gave in to many, seemed capable of only loving three males none of which was her husband.

  • Collapse of the Bronze Age: Destruction of the Eastern Mediterranean
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    Collapse of the Bronze Age: Destruction of the Eastern Mediterranean

    3 months ago

    You may think that transitioning from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age was as simple as finding new ways to make tools and weapons. For the people around the Mediterranean, however, it was a time of defeat and mass destruction.

  • The Phoenicians: Purple People of the Sea
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    The Phoenicians: Purple People of the Sea

    4 years ago

    The Phoenicians, who spread not only their goods and religion across the Mediterranean Sea but also their alphabet across the world, were famous for their ships and purple die. They were so valued as a trading partner that no one attempted to overtake them until three of the greatest empires ever...

  • The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Road Map through Hell
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    The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Road Map through Hell

    4 years ago

    You have just died in ancient Egypt. Your body has been mummified, and your belongings have been placed with you in your tomb, now what? If you have a copy of the Book of the Dead, you have everything you need to traverse the dangerous world of the Duat. A world filled with demons and pitfalls...

  • The Ptolemies: Egypt's Last Pharaohs
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    The Ptolemies: Egypt's Last Pharaohs

    4 years ago

    Throughout history, there have been many ruling families that lasted for generations, but few if any can compare to the Ptolemies of Egypt. It has been said that they brought Egypt down through their infighting, but infighting is an understatement. Theirs is a dynasty of murder and betrayal with...

  • Julius Caesar: The World's Favorite Dictator
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    Julius Caesar: The World's Favorite Dictator

    4 years ago

    He was a great general. He was a great politician. He was a champion of the lower classes. He was also a lover, a father and a good friend, but when he became the dictator of Rome, he became a threat to the ruling class. He was Julius Caesar.

  • The Etruscans: Greater than Rome
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    The Etruscans: Greater than Rome

    4 years ago

    Before there was a Roman empire, before there was a Roman republic even before there was a Roman kingdom, there were the Etruscans. With their own language, their own gods and their own governments, the Etrusci dominated the central Italian territory.

  • Phaeton and the Chariot of the Sun
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    Phaeton and the Chariot of the Sun

    4 years ago

    The life of a demigod has always been hard, just ask Hercules, but for one young man, it proved to be fatal. Such is the tale of Phaeton and his ride in the sun chariot.

  • David: King, Prophet, Ancestor
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    David: King, Prophet, Ancestor

    4 years ago

    One thing that is clear about the Jewish forefathers is that they were far from perfect. Abraham sent his oldest son, Ishmael, away to survived in the desert because his wife was jealous. Jacob cheated his older twin, Esau, out of his birthright. Joseph lusted after a married woman. Moses...

  • The Kingdom of Kush: Out from Under Egypt's Shadow
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    The Kingdom of Kush: Out from Under Egypt's Shadow

    4 years ago

    During ancient times, Egypt was the greatest civilization in Africa, but it was not the only great civilization to exist there. Kush, also known as Nubia to the Egyptians, developed along the southern Nile region and had a love/hate relationship with their northern neighbor, Egypt.

  • The Children of Night
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    The Children of Night

    4 years ago

    Erebus and Nyx were two of the first primordial beings that came from Chaos, nothingness. Though neither of them appeared in many stories of the ancient Greeks, the goddess Nyx was so feared that even Zeus was afraid to cross her. Together they became parents to some of the most sought after and...

  • Akhenaten: The Most Hated Pharaoh of Egypt
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    Akhenaten: The Most Hated Pharaoh of Egypt

    4 years ago

    Amenhotep IV was not born to be a heretical pharaoh. He was actually not born to be pharaoh at all, but once the position became his, he was willing do whatever it took to protect the position of pharaoh for generations to come.

  • Osiris and Isis: An Egyptian Love Story
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    Osiris and Isis: An Egyptian Love Story

    4 years ago

    The story of Osiris and Isis is the one of oldest, if not the oldest, love stories ever told. It also happens to be one of the saddest, as they are torn apart by a jealous brother whose own life and marriage were never enough to make him happy.

  • Io: Generations of Pain from Beauty
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    Io: Generations of Pain from Beauty

    4 years ago

    It is difficult to be loved by Zeus. In the case of the beautiful priestess Io, it would result in not only her suffering, but in a series of misfortunes for her children for generations to follow.

  • Hatshepsut: Great Pharaoh of Egypt
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    Hatshepsut: Great Pharaoh of Egypt

    4 years ago

    The fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt was one of the most successful rulers in the history of the kingdom. This pharaoh was successful in military battles, economic trade and building projects. The pharaoh was also a woman.

  • Persephone: Queen of the Underworld
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    Persephone: Queen of the Underworld

    2 months ago

    Learn about Persephone, queen of the underworld, and the many mythological stories in which she plays a leading or supporting role.

  • Hermes: Thief, Traveler, Messenger
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    Hermes: Thief, Traveler, Messenger

    4 years ago

    In every family, there is always one. The child that pushes the boundaries to see just how much their parents will let them get away with. When it comes to the family of the Greek God Zeus, that one is his son Hermes, the god of boundaries.

  • Ramasses II: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh
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    Ramasses II: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh

    23 months ago

    Ramesses II was not born to rule Egypt, but when his family was selected for the task, he proved to be one of the best leaders of all time and has the artifacts to prove it.

  • Anubis: The Egyptian God Forever Treated Like a Dog
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    Anubis: The Egyptian God Forever Treated Like a Dog

    4 years ago

    If ever there was a god that deserved more credit, it would be the Egyptian Anubis. His association with death was already one strike against him, but his family life caused him even more trouble.

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh: A Mesopotamian Blockbuster
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    The Epic of Gilgamesh: A Mesopotamian Blockbuster

    4 years ago

    In today's world, a blockbuster movie usually includes a few basic elements; action hero, monsters to defeat, major fight scenes, sex and drugs. The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest known work of literature in the world, and one that few people know despite having all of the elements of a...

  • Apollo: Son, Brother, Olympian
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    Apollo: Son, Brother, Olympian

    4 years ago

    Apollo, as the son of Zeus, was very powerful. He reigned over not only the sun, but archery, music, poetry, plague and healing as well. Along with his twin sister Artemis, he proved to be a favorite of his father Zeus and many of the ancient Greeks. His Oracle at Delphi was the most sought after...

  • Alexander the Great: Military Genius or God
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    Alexander the Great: Military Genius or God

    20 months ago

    Every military commander to follow him in history has revered Alexander the Great. He is the standard by which every conqueror has not only been judged by historians but also by themselves.

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