Category Archives: History

Some notes on Geopolymer, cement, clay bricks unfired, and DIY

How to make your own cement, liquid stones, and some papers showing it is catching on, and how to do it. Continue reading

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Akhenaton – I think I like this guy

Some wisdom for the ages from Akehenaton. His sayings, as it were. Continue reading

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Hekla-ing Egypt

Are historical patterns repeating to some extent? Is the Egypt / Hittite / Sea People / Canaan pattern shaping up for a repeat? Does Hekla play a role in that repeating dynamic? And can past “Intermediate Periods” give us a clue what happens when cold times, volcanoes, and political unrest mix in the region? Continue reading

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Egyptian Dark Ages

A very readable and complete paper on the Egyptian Dark Ages or Intermediate Periods. I point out that they match, in time, periods of low solar activity per the prior posting referenced paper. Continue reading

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An Interesting Biblical Tool

An interesting resource for use with the Bible. Many languages. Interlinear and Parallel versions. Old versions and new. All online and searchable. Interesting not just for religious use, but linguistic and historical as well as social and cultural insights. Continue reading

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