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summer haiku = haiku d’été = hieroglyphics – hieroglyphiques

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

hieroglyphicsin the blazing sunburning my eyes out

haiku hieroglyphics Karnakhieroglyphiquessous le soleil brûlant qui me brûlent les yeuxRichard Vallance

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Posted by on November 21, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

A blazing hot summer haiku in Linear B: The golden lion, Potnia Mistress of the Wild and…

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

A blazing hot summer haiku in Linear B: The golden lion, Potnia Mistress of the Wild and... (Click to ENLARGE):

haikpotniatherolioninthesundeathI think this ferocity of this haiku speaks for itself.  But who dies, the hunter or the lion? And does Potnia Therion, The Mistress of the Wild Beasts, really care that much who does, any more than any of the other great gods of Olympus were to care in later centuries about humans and their paltry world? She holds two snakes. Death can go either way.Richard

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Posted by on November 21, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Translation of Linear B tablet KN 528 R l 22 by Rita Roberts

Here is my Linear B translation for my 3rd year university level. Thank you to all my friends who are reading and supporting me.

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

Translation of Linear B tablet KN 528 R l 22 by Rita Roberts:

KN 528 R l 22

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Posted by on November 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

winter haiku d’hiver = the Canadian lynx – le lynx canadien

Lovely Haiku from Richard Vallance.

 
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Posted by on November 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

winter haiku d’hiver = northern lights = aurore boréale

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

winter haiku d’hiver = northern lights = aurore boréale

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northern lightsover forest pathsphantom wolvesl’aurore boréalesur les sentiers forestiersloups fantômesRichard Vallance

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Posted by on November 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

SPARTANS, ELITE WARRIORS OF ANCIENT GREECE 5: BRASIDAS’ MACEDONIAN CAMPAIGN

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1445956.jpg“For the Spartans, it wasn’t walls or magnificent public buildings that made a city; it was their own ideals. In essence, Sparta was a city of the head and the heart. And it existed in its purest form in the disciplined march of a hoplite phalanx on their way to war!”

– Bettany Hughes, writer/historian.

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(It is highly recommended you first read Part Four; or, to start from the beginning, go here)

BRASIDAS’ NORTHERN CAMPAIGN

The Spartan commander Brasidas arrived in Macedonia at the head of a small Army of allies and freed (and trained) helot-hoplites, called neodamodes. His purpose was to break the Athenian’s hold on the northern Aegean coast; and, ultimately, to capture Byzantium, thus severing Athens’ vital grain supply from the Black Sea region.

1445959.jpgImmediately, tensions developed between the Spartan general and his ally, the Macedonian king Perdiccas II.

Macedonia in the…

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Posted by on November 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

 
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Second buried horse, post-Vesuvius tile grave found at Pompeii – The Archaeology News Network

 
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Posted by on November 16, 2018 in Uncategorized

 
 
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