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The ancestry of the Roman alphabet from Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs) to Semetic (early Hebrew) to Phoenician to Greek. (J, U, and W were late additions to the Roman alphabet.) The Ancient Egyptian name for their own writing system was "Metu Neter" - meaning divine speech. "Hieroglyphs" is a Greek word - "hieros" means "sacred", "glyph" means writing.


Horse armour of King Henry VIII (known as the Burgundian Bard). Flemish, about 1511-15. Part of an armour presented by the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, to Henry VIII to mark his marriage to Katherine of Aragon. Made by Guille Margot and decorated by Paul van Vrelant

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Spirit of Life versus the Law of Sin and Death

The Spirit of Life versus the Law of Sin and Death In Romans 8:2, Paul uses the…

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Top 5 Historical Churches to Visit in London


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Narbonne day trip and my unfinished business

Spend one day in Narbonne, France, and you'll see Roman ruins, a scenic canal and a historic food hall.