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  1. The rise of ancient Egypt's gods

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Red Pyramid Rick Riordan Published by Puffin ISBN 9780141384948 The ancient gods just can't leave the modern world alone. In Rick Riordan's popular Percy Jackson series, it is the Greek gods that emerge from the past to create problems for poor Percy in New York. Now it's the turn of ancient Egyptian gods to show up in London and New York, causing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736544/rise-ancient-egypts-gods
  2. Alchemy

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... caused by his experiments with mercury, which poisons the brain. The philosopher?s stone The word?alchemy? is a mix of ancient Greek and Arabic. It refers to ancient Egypt. Al Khem means?of ... with the Universal Theory of Gravitation and the Laws of Motion. But he also took alchemy very seriously. Newton studied ancient Greek texts, and continued his quest for the philosopher's stone. Nobody ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718469/alchemy
  3. Ancient abbey setting adds to spookiness of mystic tale

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... The story unfolds in 1347, but Pat Walsh's debut novel isn't a stuffy historical book. The characters come alive and the plot is full of cliffhangers. The ancient setting isolates ... is a leper who was once a great musician. Shadlock, his servant, is a sinister presence with a scarred head. They are seeking something and soon William is caught up in an ancient mystery buried deep ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722939/ancient-abbey-setting-adds-spookiness-mystic-tale
  4. Tunisia

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... the Mediterranean Sea. In the south of Tunisia is the Sahara desert. History Tunisia has a long, violent history. People were farming in the region around 4,000BC. Tunisia is home to the ancient city ... of speech for their anger. Ben Ali fled on January 15. The uprising affected other regional countries, notably Egypt, where similar protests were held. The flag Tunisia's flag is red ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738256/tunisia
  5. Making history

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Robert McGlynn

    ... to construction, archaeological work unearthed a glut of artefacts, as well as a network of ancient roads, workshops and houses, some complete with mosaic floors and paved courtyards. Much of what ... which looms above. It houses displays of the ancient structure's decorative stonework and sculp- tures, as well as plaster casts of the frieze sec- tions that were removed and taken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707133/making-history
  6. A Universal History of the Destruction of Books

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Baez shows, the desire to destroy the written word dates back to the invention of writing. In A Universal History of the Destruction of Books: From Ancient Sumer to Modern Iraq, Baez theorises ... in what is now southern Iraq from 4000BC. Early libraries were usually destroyed when invaders razed whole cities. The destruction of the great library of Alexandria in Egypt was reputedly carried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662853/universal-history-destruction-books
  7. TV Tutor

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the key to stopping them today. June 5: Timeblazers (ATV World 5.30-6pm) What was it like building the great pyramids of Egypt? Where did people go to the bathroom in ancient Rome? What ... kayaking, snowboarding, no-rules fighting and skateboarding. June 4: National Geographic: The Perfect Swarm (ATV World 10-11pm) From Australia and West Africa to Cyprus, Israel and Egypt, giant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/503017/tv-tutor
  8. The flame goes globe-trotting

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... ALVIN SALLAY The Olympic flame, kindled by 'pagan priestesses' in Ancient Olympia, will begin its journey around the world this week in what organisers proudly claim as the first ... that the torch run is nothing more than a huge advertising and marketing campaign for the world's biggest sporting event. The flame was kindled by the high priestess at Ancient Olympia on March 25 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457743/flame-goes-globe-trotting
  9. The flame goes globe-trotting

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... writes Alvin Sallay The Olympic flame, kindled by 'pagan priestesses' in Ancient Olympia, will begin its journey around the world this week in what organisers proudly claim as the first ... that the torch run is nothing more than a huge advertising and marketing campaign for the world's biggest sporting event. The flame was kindled by the high priestess at Ancient Olympia on March 25 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457504/flame-goes-globe-trotting
  10. A blend of treatments that ends in perfection

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... increasing in popularity and that she believes these ancient Chinese techniques are becoming more accessible to the consumer. Amy Chan, manager of Chuan Spa (above) at Langham Place Mong Kok, has ... beauty philosophies,' she says. 'Our Indoc?ane treatment, for example, incorporates the styles and philosophies of the Mediterranean, Egypt, India and China.' Indoc?ane ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695850/blend-treatments-ends-perfection

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