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The 18th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt – Eighteen

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

The 18th Dynasty starts not with the accession of a new royal family to the throne, but with the reign of Ahmose, a brother or nephew of his predecessor Kamose, who is counted as the last king of the previous dynasty. After about a decade of relative peace and status quo with the Hyksos who […]

1100-1450: Gothic Architecture

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Architecture History Photo Guide: Gothic Architecture Early in the 12th century, new ways of building meant that cathedrals and other large buildings could reach soaring heights. Built in the thirteenth century, Chartres Cathedral in Chartres, France is a masterpiece of Gothic Architecture Photo © Paolo Negri / Getty Images How Gothic Architecture Began Gothic architecture began […]

850 BC-476 AD: Architecture of Classical egypt

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The Classical architecture of ancient Greece and Rome has shaped the way we build today. The Parthenon sets on top of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Press photo © 2000-2006 NewOpenWorld Foundation How Classical Architecture Began From the rise of ancient Greece until the fall of the Roman empire, great buildings were constructed according to […]

3,050 BC-900 BC: Architecture of Ancient Egypt

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The pyramid form was a marvel of engineering that allowed ancient Egyptians to build enormous structures. The most famous pyramids in Egypt are the Pyramids of Giza, built more than 2,000 years B.C. to shelter and safeguard the souls of Egyptian pharaohs. Press photo © 2000-2006 NewOpenWorld Foundation Construction in Ancient Egypt Wood was not […]

Queen Tiy and Queen Nefertiti Merged into One

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

by Damien F. Mackey This article will really be a dramatic development of the already radical conclusions at which I had arrived in “The Shattering Fall of Queen Nefertiti”, in which I had identified Nefertiti as the biblical Queen Jezebel, and had identified the overseer of Jezebel’s death, general Jehu, with Nefertiti’s contemporary, Horemheb. Introduction […]

The Mention Of The Israelites In Egyptian Scriptures

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

There are several Egyptian documents that not only mention the Israelites in their texts, but also tie the Bible to historical facts.   Egyptian documents such as the Tell el-Amarna letters, a large “stele” of the Menephtah, and the Elephantine papyri not only tell the history of Egypt, they also coincide with biblical scripture.   […]

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