ARMENO-IRANIAN RELATIONS IN PRE-ISLAMIC PERIOD

The appearance of Armenian literature in the second half of the fifth century CE, in the generation which followed the great revolt of the Armenian nobles in 450 against Yazdgird II’s attempt to re-impose Zoroastrianism on their already Christian country (see EIr. II, pp. 429-30), resulted in its almost total obliteration of Armenia’s ties to… Continue reading ARMENO-IRANIAN RELATIONS IN PRE-ISLAMIC PERIOD

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

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… Continue reading 3,050 BC-900 BC: Architecture of Ancient Egypt

Zeus, God of Ancient Greece the Sky

Zeus, Ruler of Mount Olympus, Known by Many Names, Lord of the Sky, Rain-God, Cloud-Gatherer, And Zeus of the Thunderbolt. The Mighty Zeus, the Greek god known also as the Roman god Jupiter or Jove. Zeus, Greek god of the sky was also the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and all the other Greek gods… Continue reading Zeus, God of Ancient Greece the Sky

Cyrus Cylinder

First Charter of Human Rights I am Kourosh (Cyrus), King of the world, great king, mighty king, king of Babylon, king of the land of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters, son of Camboujiyah (Cambyases), great king, king of Anshân, grandson of Kourosh (Cyrus), great king, king of Anshân, descendant of Chaish-Pesh (Teispes),… Continue reading Cyrus Cylinder

The Mention Of The Israelites In Egyptian Scriptures

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.  … Continue reading The Mention Of The Israelites In Egyptian Scriptures

Ancient Egypt Pyramids Texts

The Pyramid Texts were funerary inscriptions that were written on the walls of the early Ancient Egyptian pyramids at Sakkara. These date back to the fifth and sixth dynasties, approximately the years 2350-2175 B.C.E. However, because of extensive internal evidence, it is believed that they were composed much earlier, circa 3000 B.C.E. The Pyramid Texts… Continue reading Ancient Egypt Pyramids Texts