Category Archives: Egyptians

A BRIEF HISTORY OF VEGETABLES

A BRIEF HISTORY OF VEGETABLES By Tim Lambert Artichokes Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean. They were eaten by the Greeks and Romans and later by the Arabs. However, after the fall of Rome artichokes were rare in Europe until … Continue reading

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FRUITS

A BRIEF HISTORY OF FRUITS By Tim Lambert Almonds Almonds are native to western Asia. They are mentioned in the Bible and the Egyptians grew them. The Romans grew almonds and they have been popular ever since. Apple The apple … Continue reading

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FOOD (part 1) FOOD IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

A BRIEF HISTORY OF FOOD (part 1) FOOD IN THE ANCIENT WORLD Food In Ancient Egypt For most people in ancient Egypt, food was plain and dull. The staple food of the Egyptians was bread and beer. Bread was baked … Continue reading

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“Melanchroes”

“Melanchroes”. You will find translations where ‘black skinned and woolly-haired’ are used, but the termme lanchroes, which was translated to mean black in some versions, was used to describe any skin tone from bronzed to black, and through usage translates … Continue reading

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The Great African Empires pharaohs of the Upper Nile

The Great African Empires pharaohs of the Upper Nile. Kushite warriors, depicted in Egyptian Middle Kingdom style The name of Egypt and the Egyptians The name that the ancient Egyptians gave to themselves, the name they gave to their country … Continue reading

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