Egypt

  • The Shardana

    In honor of ‚ÄúTalk Like a Pirate Day” I have decided to write a story about the Shardana, a race of ancient pirates. In order to talk like them you would have to learn a long dead language, I am afraid.The Shardana, or the Sherden, didn't exactly leave behind anything for us to definitively talk about who they were or what they are about. The first possible reference to them was in a letter from an Egyptian mayor, a guy named Rib-Hadda, to the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, wherein he refere [...]

  • Ramesses the Great

    I am going to tell you a story today of a child who became a god, and this story is entirely true.Once upon a long time ago, a baby boy was born. His father and his father's father served in the godking's army so loyally and faithfully that the godking himself appointed the boy's grandfather a position in his court. When the godking died without heirs, his grandfather was elevated to deific status and became the godking of the great kingdom. When his grandfather died, his father was also elevat [...]