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Magical ruins, they can tell so many stories... beautiful photo, Corfe Castle - UK, by Noel Coates. One of my ancestors died in the dungeon here, thanks to King John (also an ancestor).

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WW1, 1916. A Vet tends a wounded British horse hit by shrapnel, Western Front. ©…

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In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath created the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare. Sekhmet also is a solar deity, sometimes called the daughter of the sun god Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathor and Bast

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Brigid: Celtic deity of all things perceived to be of relatively high dimensions and of higher knowledge (wisdom, crafts, excellence in warfare, etc.) She reminds me of Sarasvati in Hinduism.

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Inana (Sumerian)/Ištar (Akkadian) is among the most important deities and the most important goddess in the Mesopotamian pantheon. She is primarily known as the goddess of sexual love but is equally prominent as the goddess of warfare. In her astral aspect, Inana/Ištar is the planet Venus, the morning and the evening star.

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