The Truth Behind the Christ Myth: Ancient Origins of the Often Used Legend – Part I What is the origin of the legend of the Christed Son who was born of a virgin on December 25th? I am sure you are familiar with his legend which states that he was born in a manger surrounded by shepherds and then grew up to be One with his Father in Heaven. And most certainly you recall the sequence of events when this Christed Son gathered together his important disciples before enduring his death by torture and his subsequent resurrection. And, finally, there is the scene at the end of his time on Earth when he prophesied his return and then ascended into Heaven. Now for my question to you: Who amongst you is now mumbling under his or her breath “This can only be the legend of the Christians’ Jesus Christ”?
Cannabis discovered in tobacco pipes found in William Shakespeare's garden South African scientists have discovered that 400-year-old tobacco pipes excavated from the garden of William Shakespeare contained cannabis, suggesting the playwright might have written some of his famous works while high. Residue from early 17th century clay pipes found in the playwright’s garden, and elsewhere in Stratford-Upon-Avon, were analysed in Pretoria using a sophisticated technique called gas chromatography mass spectrometry, the Independent reports. Of the 24 fragments of pipe loaned from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to University of the Witwatersrand, cannabis was found in eight samples, four of which came from Shakespeare's property. There was also evidence of cocaine in two pipes, but neither of them hailed from the playwright's garden.
Portraits of Queen Elizabeth The First, Part 2: Portraits 1573-1587 Index of Encyclopedia Entries: Medieval CosmologyPrices of Items in Medieval England Edward IIPiers GavestonThomas, Earl of LancasterRoger Mortimer, Earl of March Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) Edward IIIEdward, Black Prince of WalesLionel of Antwerp, Duke of ClarenceJohn of Gaunt, Duke of LancasterEdmund of Langley, Duke of YorkThomas of Woodstock, GloucesterRichard of York, E. of CambridgeRichard IIRobert de Vere, Earl of OxfordThomas Mowbray, Duke of NorfolkRalph Neville, E. of WestmorlandEdmund Mortimer, 3. Earl of MarchRoger Mortimer, 4.
The Black Presence in the Bible: Uncovering the Hidden Ones “Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.” -Psalm 68:31 The Bible is a multicultural book. This statement may sound controversial but archeology, history, and the text prove it to be true. In 2013 this controversy played out in the media when viewers of The Bible miniseries were upset that Samson was played by a black man. William Shakespeare Quotes at AbsoluteShakespeare.com William Shakespeare quotes such as "To be, or not to be" and "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" form some of literature's most celebrated lines. Other famous Shakespeare quotes such as "I 'll not budge an inch", "We have seen better days" ,"A dish fit for the gods" and the expression it's "Greek to me" have all become catch phrases in modern day speech. Furthermore, other William Shakespeare quotes such as "to thine own self be true" have become widely spoken pearls of wisdom. Sonnet 18
Being Bess: Death Could Not Separate Them: How Elizabeth I Connected to Her Deceased Mother ~This article is dedicated to my dear friend Mia, who has been researching Queen Elizabeth I and already knows so much! Mia is now working on a program where she portrays the young Elizabeth Tudor in the first person for her local library; I look forward to supporting this bright young star at her first performance. Mia is only ten, and she already reads Alison Weir! :)~ Deep Web Research Tools This list offers some tips and tools to help you get the most out of your Internet searches. Semantic Search Tools and Databases Semantic search tools depend on replicating the way the human brain thinks and categorizes information to ensure more relevant searches. Give some of these semantic tools and databases a try.
Signatures may prove William Shakespeare was a secret Catholic who spent his 'lost years' in Italy Three mysterious signatures may prove the theory that William Shakespeare was a secret Catholic who spent his "lost years" in Italy. Source: Reuters THREE mysterious signatures on pages of parchment bound in leather and kept under lock and key may prove the theory that William Shakespeare was a secret Catholic who spent his "lost years" in Italy. An exhibition at the Venerable English College, the seminary in Rome for English Catholic priests, has revealed cryptic names in its guest books for visiting pilgrims, suggesting that the playwright sought refuge there.
The Elizabeth Files » What Did Elizabeth I Look Like? Posted By claire on September 11, 2009 Elizabeth I c.1580 “What a silly question!”, you may say, after all we’ve got an abundance of portraits and depictions of this famous queen of England! But, can we trust these to give an accurate record of what Good Queen Bess really looked like? Probably not. The Energetics of Food: How the Food You Eat Affects Your Mental and Emotional Health November 18th, 2016 By Justin Faerman Guest writer for Wake Up World
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