“For we are strangers before them, and sojourners, as all our fathers were” 1 Chronicles 29:15 I am not one to reread books, but Barack Obama’s 1995 “memoir” demanded a…
Many recognise Tutankhamun and all his splendour, but relatively few knew of his father, and by extension the legacy he left behind. Thought to be an iconic practitioner of monolatry, Akhenaten was labelled a heretic by the traditional polytheistic priests of Egypt after he declared the Aten not only supreme God over all others, but the only God. The Aten, to him, was a sovereign being who rose at dawn to gift his land bounty and rested by dusk – a figure he would become ever-obsessed with. Treading a thin line between madness and glory, Akhenaten abandoned Thebes, the contemporary capital of what was known as Egypt, for a new capital that would become the centre of worship for this revolutionary god.
I think that paintings express history in a way that a textbook cannot. That is part of the fun for me, sitting and reading galleries like a history book. However, does my reading matter to you? Does reading paintings matter at all?
(He/Him) Anthony is a mixed-race poet & writer who has spent most of his life in Kuwait jostling between the UK & America. Anthony's work has been published 190 times internationally. Anthony has 2 published chapbooks titled 'The Great Northern Journey' 2020 (Lazy Adventurer Publishing) & 'Vultures' 2021 (Roaring Junior Press). Anthony's Chapbook 'Half Bred' is the Winner of the 2021 'The Poetry Question' Chapbook contest. Anthony's debut YA Novel 'The Sands of Change' will be released in November 2021 with Alien Buddha Press. Anthony is the Co-Editor in Chief of Fahmidan Journal and Fahmidan Publishing & Co. Twitter/Instagram: @anthony64120 https://arsalandywriter.com/
Nowadays, security systems tend to take form in locks or passwords, but how did the Ancient Egyptians use curses to tackle this issue and how real were the threats?
The Fibonacci sequence- normally only seen in programming and maths at school- is actually found countless times within nature itself. An amazing phenomenon that helps describe how sometimes nature works. So where exactly is it seen?