Queen Nefertari - 'she for whom the sun doth shine' - was the Great Royal Wife of the legendary Pharaoh Ramesses II his one true love or a match made for political and dynastic reasons?
The 1973 Yom Kippur War was a war of retribution of the Arab world against Israel in a long series of wars that date back 6,000 years. It is based on the concept of retribution that guided both sides, found in previous wars and hostilities based in history and religious scriptures of both.
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.
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...
History, legends, pictures and facts about Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt: her life, death, dress and accessories. Tips and costume ideas for creating a Cleopatra dress, based on sculptures, portraits and coins featuring Queen Cleopatra. Information about ancient garments and...
Hieroglyphics gives us a rich history of ancient Egypt. By finding out the history, how to translate, as well as the different kind of hieroglyphics, we can better understand ancient Egypt.
Mesopotamian history from the Akkadian Empire through the First Babylonian Empire and Old Assyrian Kingdom, with brief stops at Hammurabi and his Code of Law.
Known as a concept encompassing the qualities of order, balance and justice and as an anthropomorphic goddess, Ma’at embodies a duality typifying ancient Egypt. As found in the literature of the periods, Ma’at underwent changes from the...
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.
Was Pharaoh Ramesses III killed in a Harem Conspiracy led by one of his own wives and courtiers? Can modern science reveal what really happened to this powerful Ancient Egyptian pharaoh?