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“I Want My Both Hands Be Kept Dangling Out Of My Coffin” – Alexandra The Great's Last Wish

Alexander III of Macedon was The king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia was famously referred to as Alexander the Great. Alexander was born on the 21st of July in Pella, Macedon, Ancient Greece, in 365 BC. Alexander the Great became king at the age of 20 after his father, 'King Philip the Second,' was assassinated at his sister's wedding.

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“I Want My Both Hands Be Kept Dangling Out Of My Coffin” – Alexandra The Great's Last Wish

CULTURE

Different gods/goddess Associated With The Days Of The Week.

The English language days of the week are named after celestial bodies and mythological figures from history derived from both Roman and Germanic myths in particular.

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Different gods/goddess Associated With The Days Of The Week.

RELIGION

The magnificence of Zeus : the Greek god of thunder who had 54 children

Zeus was the Greek god of thunder, a version of Nigerian popular sango, albeit very more powerful than sango. Zeus is the god of the sky, lightning and the thunder in Ancient Greek religion and legends, and ruler of all the gods on Mount Olympus. Zeus is the sixth child of Kronos and Rhea, king and queen of the Titans. Zeus was the king of the Olympian gods and the supreme deity in Greek religion. Often referred to as the Father, as the god of thunder and the ‘cloud-gatherer’, he controlled the weathe

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The magnificence of Zeus : the Greek god of thunder who had 54 children

GAMING

Some facts you probably don’t know about Kratos the God Of War (Ghost of Sparta)

Kratos Is Based On Cratus From Greek Mythology, And His Name Means "Power" Kratos may be a fictional character in a video game, but he is also based on literary works from Ancient Greek mythology. Cratus is the child of Pallas and Styx. Kratos and God of War have helped shaped the video game industry for the better and—at times—for worse. The amount of carnage contained in God of War is comparable to games like Ninja Gaiden and Devil May Cry, but neither protagonists have the hatred and vitriol that Kra

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Some facts you probably don’t know about Kratos the God Of War (Ghost of Sparta)

TRAVEL

Biblical Giants Known As The Sons Of Angels, Their Origin And Their Connection To Ancient Greek

The Giants In The Bible, With 6 Fingers. Genesis 6:4 The Nephilim were in the earth in those days, and also after that when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bore children to them; the same were the mighty men that were of old, the men of renown. The Bible records certain periods in history when the world experienced an influx of creatures that were not quite human. These beings had the characteristics of a normal human being, they could eat, talk, think, walk... Basically, they co

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Biblical Giants Known As The Sons Of Angels, Their Origin And Their Connection To Ancient Greek

ENTERTAINMENT

Greek Mythology: The Story Of Medusa

Medusa whose name comes from the Ancient Greek word for “guardian” was one of the three Gorgons, daughters of the sea gods Phorcys and Ceto, and sisters of the Graeae, Echidna, and Ladon. All of Medusa’s siblings were monsters by birth and, even though she was not she had the misfortune of being turned into the most hideous of them all. the only mortal among the Gorgon sisters. She was also distinguished from them by the fact that she alone was born with a beautiful face. Especially praised was the gl

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Greek Mythology: The Story Of Medusa

TRAVEL

Ten English Words Whose Origins Are Deeper Than You Think

Long Article Read Of The Month Greece is not only one of the drawcards of Europe, it is the birthplace of ancient civilization where a plethora of the things we know today, stem from. From being home to the Olympians, picturesque islands, age-long traditions and captivating architectural ruins, it will not be totally out of place to say that Greece is the navel of the Earth. One of the reasons why we love Greece is because a vast array of some words in English, have Greek origins. Some of these words can be

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Ten English Words Whose Origins Are Deeper Than You Think

HEALTH

Good News - Prosthesis Implants For Those Who Has Had Amputation Of The Limb And Want Artificial Leg

Feel free to make your thoughts known in the comment section. This information was share on Whatsap. It was actually shared twice on two groups chat. it indicates that there is a program organized by government probably Niger State government. It is meant to provide those who has had amputation of the leg to register for Prosthetsis Implant. This information going round on social medial should indicate that the federal government has done something worth commending. Image source: Whatsap, Google Information:

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Good News - Prosthesis Implants For Those Who Has Had Amputation Of The Limb And Want Artificial Leg

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Scientists Have Claimed That Learning This Ancient Language Will Help Those Who Have Reading Issues

Dyslexia is a disorder that can cause immense challenges for young people trying to learn how to read and write.In some instances, it can even affect the learning of mathematics or cause short-term memory problems .

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Scientists Have Claimed That Learning This Ancient Language Will Help Those Who Have Reading Issues

RELIGION

List of powerful ancient gods some countries worshipped before Christianity came

In most of the world's major religion today only one god is worshipped. But in many ancient religion followers worship a group of gods Each god had special characteristics and responsibilities, and some could appear In a variety of forms. Below are ancient religion people worship; Chinese gods The Chinese worshipped a large range of gods for more than 4,000 years, up to the coming of Chinese communism in the 20th Century. Some Chinese continue to worship these gods -often in secret -today. Greek and Roman gods

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List of powerful ancient gods some countries worshipped before Christianity came

PETS

Check out these "3 frogs that are beautiful but dangerous"

A frog is any member of a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura (literally without tail in Ancient Greek). The oldest fossil "proto-frog" appeared in the early Triassic of Madagascar, but molecular clock dating suggests their origins may extend further back to the Permian, 265 million years ago.  Frogs are widely distributed, ranging from the tropics to subarctic regions, but the greatest concentration of species diversity is in tropical rainforest.

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SPORTS

Liverpool Breaks Record To Be Crown Champions Of England In 8 Decades...

Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English football. Liverpool have no been grown champions of england in eight different decades more than any other club A decade is a period of 10 years. The word is derived (via French and Latin) from the Ancient Greek: δεκάς, romanized: dekas, which means a group of ten. Decades may describe any ten-year period, such as those of a person's life, or refer to specific grou

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Liverpool Breaks  Record To Be Crown Champions Of England In 8 Decades...

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Mastery of the Act of Love

What is love? It is basically an emotion we express or feel towards a living thing or an inanimate object. The different kind of love according to Ancient Greek Philosophers are; 1. Agape - Unconditional love. 2. Eros - Romantic love. 3. Philo - Affectionate love ( for our parents, siblings, close friends etc). 4. Philautia - self love. 5. Storage - Familiar love ( love for a child by the parent). 6. Ludus - Playful love (flirtatiousness, seduction and Sex without commitment). 7. Pragma - long lasting love (

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Mastery of the Act of Love

EDUCATION

Learning Greek Is Very Useful If You Want To Be Very Intelligent, This Is Why

Learning Greek Is Very Useful If You Want To Be Very Intelligent, This Is Why In Greece, a psychiatrist and psychotherapist named Ioannis Tsegos sponsored a study that tested the impact of the ancient Greek language and alphabet on 25 child learners between the ages of eight and 12. With as little as

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Learning Greek Is Very Useful If You Want To Be Very Intelligent, This Is Why

SCIENCE

Which was more technologically advanced, the Roman Empire or Han China?

The Roman Empire (27 BC-1453 AD) along with its Eastern counterpart, the Han Dynasty of China (206 BC-220 AD) were roughly equal, with regards to their respective technological levels of attainment. The Roman Empire at its heights in 117 AD, with a land area of 5 million km^2: Honestly speaking though, how is it possible to truly even answer this question? What defines “more” technologically advanced anyway? The number of inventions? Probably not. Then there is the matter of potential: could the runner up

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Which was more technologically advanced, the Roman Empire or Han China?

LITERATURE-POETRY

Reasons Why People Finds It Difficult To Play Organ.

In music , the organ is a keyboard instrument of one or more pipe divisions or other means for producing tones, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands on a keyboard or with the feet using pedals. The organ is a relatively old musical instrument, dating from the time of Ctesibius of Alexandria (285–222 BC), who invented the water organ . It was played throughout the Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman world, particularly during races and games.During the early medieval period it spread

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Reasons Why People Finds It Difficult To Play Organ.

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Check out some funny tweet replies to make you laugh

Laughter in literature, although considered understudied by some, is a subject that has received attention in the written word for millennia.

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Check out some funny tweet replies to make you laugh

TRAVEL

The 10 Most Terrifying Civilizations In The History of the World

There have been many civilizations in the history of the world, but here this article discusses the most feared and prospering ancient civilizations in the history of the world. Here is a rundown of the ten most alarming civic establishments, from awful to most noticeably awful in mankind's history.  10. The Spartans  The Spartan family was very not quite the same as that of other Ancient Greek city-states. "Spartan" has come down to us to depict forbearance and effortlessness. This is the thing that Spartan

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The 10 Most Terrifying Civilizations In The History of the World

CULTURE

Brief history of Palestine

Palestine is a small region of land that has played a prominent role in the ancient and modern history of the Middle East.The history of Palestine has been marked by frequent political conflict and violent land seizures because of its importance to several major world religions, and because Palestine sits at a valuable geographic crossroads between Africa and Asia.

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Brief history of Palestine

LIFESTYLE

Beautiful Ancient Greek furnitures

There are few survials of ancient Greek and Roman furniture,but a few number of images in relief ,painted pottery and other media . It was normally made of wooden materials,but expensive ,some were often fitted with metal work to make last longer . The styles were rather light and elegant in upper- class furniture,and by modern standards,they are apparently not heavy. Greek furnitures Greek furniture was constructed out of wood ,though it might also be made of different elements e.g bronze ,iron ,gold and silver

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Beautiful Ancient Greek furnitures