Category Archives: Ancient Egypt

First Line Friday: 3/17/2017

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“While we waited for the news to arrive, we played dice.” CLEOPATRA’S DAUGHTER by Michelle Moran “The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. When the lovers choose to die by their own hands, their three orphaned children are taken in chains… Read more »

review: Nefertiti

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Nefertiti by Michelle Moran Sisters Nefertiti and Mutnodjmet of Egypt have a relationship similar to that of another famous pair: Anne and Mary Boleyn. Nefertiti, calculating and ambitious, becomes the chief wife of the young and impetuous pharaoh Akhenaten, while ‘Mutny’ stands in the shadows and plays handmaiden to her sister. As she approaches marriageable age, Mutny begins to resent… Read more »