ancient Egypt

Gelato is one of the foods unmistakably associated with Italy. The delicious taste of cold ice cream on a hot summer day next to one of the many Italian “must see” tourist gems, like the Colosseum, Ponte di Rialto, the Leaning Tower or temples of Paestum is one of the postcard cliches of holidays in...
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The Nile is the second the longest river in the world. For centuries it was considered the longest one. It was considered not only a river – there was always some kind of mystery and magic in it. The ancient Egyptians deified it and worshipped it. Other civilisations living along its banks worshipped it as...
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Axum stela
“The queen of Sheba came to Jerusalem “with a very great retinue, with camels bearing spices, and very much gold, and precious stones” (I Kings 10:2). “Never again came such an abundance of spices” (10:10; II Chron. 9:1–9) as those she gave to Solomon. She came “to prove him with hard questions,” which Solomon answered...
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