Friday, June 24, 2022

From Papyrus to Paper

Papyrus is an Egyptian water plant that has enabled man to preserve from oblivion the records of dynasties long since passed into history. The...

Ancient Egypt Highly Developed Medical Care

Egyptian doctors were so far ahead of their times that would be practitioners from Greece, Syria and other nations studied their methods. In addition,...

Religion and Spirituality of the Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Egyptian religion seems to be based on an obsession of death, but it can also be seen as a desire to live. Their...

Berenice IV Queen of Egypt

The sister of Antony’s Cleopatra assumed control of Egypt for two years during the exile of her father Ptolemy XII but was beheaded at...

The social structure of Ancient Egypt

There are several ways in which we can determine the social structure of ancient Egypt. This can be done by analyzing artifacts, monuments, texts,...

The Real Cleopatra, the “Demented Queen”

How close to the truth are the myths told on stage, screen, and page about the extravagance of Alexandria and its seductive Greek queen,...

The Ancient History of Sexism Begins with Hypatia’s Murder

Hypatia was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 355. She was murdered there by a Christian mob. Her story is eloquently told in the 2009...

Cleopatra I Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra I of Egypt was the first of seven Egyptian queens named Cleopatra ranging from 193 until 30 BC, with the death of Antony’s...

Cleopatra’s Family: The Ptolemies

Afro-centrists illustrate that Cleopatra - who ruled as Cleopatra VII, was black - largely basing their opinion on the fact that she was African...

Egyptian Influence On The Biblical Creation Story

The Biblical creation story has often been compared to other ancient creation myths. The influence of other ancient accounts such as the Babylonian Enuma...