Tag Archives: Egypt

Building Stonehenge: The Wooden Ring


Building Stonehenge: The Wooden Ring “How do you know who we are, and how do you know our language?” I said. I suppose I must have sounded a bit rude to the old man. But I was in shock. I … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: On to the Green Island–two Merlins


Merlin the Archer: On to the Green Island–two Merlins How many trails had I been down in my life of adventure and wandering? How many battles, and escapes from battles? Shipwrecks, being bound in ropes, washed up on unknown shores? … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Revenge — on to the Pillars of Herakles


Revenge –on to the Pillars of Herakles When I was through sitting with her, keeping company with her lingering shade, if there is such a thing, I carried her wrapped in her cloak down to the precinct of the Goddess. … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Sodom and Gomorrah


Sodom and Gomorrah There was an army of sorts standing between us and the city of Gazah. I was gladdened by the reports that Sargon’s armies had quit this region, for no matter how well I had trained my soldiers, … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Out of Egypt


Out of Egypt The huge brakka rode easily on the strong current of the broad Nile. My leg had healed and I felt whole, though restless and angry. I had killed my friend Mtombe, but, well, such things happen in … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: The Death of Mtombe


The Death of Mtombe Before leaving for the campaign to subdue the Sand-People in Kanaa, there were offerings made to many gods. Since I was now such a big part of the proceedings, I was required to attend the offerings … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: The One Hundred- Command of the Pharaoh


The One Hundred: Command of the Pharaoh I began training the infantry, taking care to defer to Kneph-Nebibi as much as possible. He glared at me as I went about my work, but I set upon making the ranks orderly … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Shesut, daughter of the Gods


Shesut, Daughter of the Gods “Oh, good shot!” Ikaron shouted. My arrow had taken down the deer they called the gazelle from a hundred paces. Hotep, our Egyptian master, laughed and clapped his hands together. “Good, good, Achaeans!” His knowledge … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: The Land of the Pyramids


The Land of the Pyramids At first I didn’t know what I was looking at. Three perfect, pure-white mountains, each with a shining star at its top. The sun’s binding rays reflected off the stars and the light beamed in … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: To Kanaa with Abraham–Slaves of the Pharaoh


To Kanaa with Abraham..pursued by Akkadians..escape down the Jordan River…Jericho…Captured again…slaves of the Pharaoh Lahalit, riding with the troop of Ninlil-Upishtim, looked back over her shoulder as they reached the low pass over the ridge. Behind lay the cliff-bound desert … Continue reading

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