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Egyptian Hieroglyphics and the Rosseta stone

Egyptian Hieroglyphics The Old Egyptian Empire created codes that left embedded in the walls of their monuments. These symbols took them from reality and describe what they served to represent the object itself and the word that contained his name, although they mean different things. The Egyptians, with this symbolism, wrote names or ideas that they had no graphical representation for themselves. The dung beetle was to the Egyptians representing the sun god himself at mold beetle dung-ball, which then used to lay their eggs. It points out the fact that his progeny from inside that ball, came to mean to the Egyptians, in fact, this idea of cyclical life, civilization prone to symbolic interpretations. The beetle was used as a prized amulet. The Mummy The hieroglyph began appearing from the Twelfth Dynasty, 2000 years before Christ, although experts say that the Egyptians practiced mummification from earlier.What they wanted was…

20 19th century inventions for children

They have been incorporated into our daily lives as part of it naturally. Maybe for that reason, because they have been with us for more than a century. They are the modern inventions of the 19th century. This is the case of the stapler, the electric toothbrush, the traffic light, the Dow Jones, the dishwasher, the traveller’s checks or the contact lenses or contact lenses, for some examples. They make our lives easier and, in some cases, they made it to our grandparents’ grandparents. We collect the most modern inventions of the 19th century. Although it seems somewhat implausible, we will see that at that time they were invented… The Dow Jones invention Present in the current economic information, the Dow Jones is known as the «Daily Stock Market Index», which was inspired by the statistical calculation invented in 1882 by Charles Henry Dow and Edward D. Jones, the first…

Isabel of France, the princess of Braveheart

For all moviegoers, Princess Isabel of France will always have the features of Sophie Marceau, the beautiful gala actress who played this role in the Mel Gibson Braveheart movie. The true story of Queen Elizabeth of France However, the historical reality of this character has little to do with the story the film tells. The princess, for example, could never meet William Wallace, because she did not arrive in England until 1308, when she was only twelve years old, three years after Wallace was executed, and she also did not meet her father-in-law (her great nemesis in the film) He married Eduardo II when his father had already died. However, the true story of Queen Elizabeth of France is also, without a doubt, worthy of film. The Wolf of France The one that would become known in England as «the wolf of France» was born in 1295. She was married…

Freud said Leonardo Da Vinci was gay

Leonardo Da Vinci was gay? That is a question that is constantly repeated. There is much interest in knowing everything that has to do with the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci. As we will see, he was accused of it and, even, Sigmund Freud studied on the subject. Brief biography of Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci. Vinci, Italy 1452 – Amboise, France 1519 Da Vinci’s talent was forged around the artistic movement known as the Renaissance, perhaps contributing directly to the history of Art and knowledge advancing faster and with more certainty. The Renaissance meant leaving behind the obscurantism of the Middle Ages, the return to the classical model of Greece and Rome to reach the modern consciousness of a more splendid new time. Da Vinci was the son of a peasant and a wealthy notary, who fulfilled a family tradition dating back three generations. Freud’s studies on Leonardo…

The queen Cristina of Norway: the princess who came from the north

… That he came to marry Castile from the mysterious countries of the North: that Alfonso X «the Wise», being unhappy because his wife, Violante de Aragón, daughter of Jaime I the Conqueror, did not give him heirs to his throne after years of marriage, he decided to repudiate her and find a new wife who could give him descendants. With this in mind, he sent an embassy to the Norwegian court to ask for the hand of the only daughter of Haakon IV the Elder, Princess Cristina, famous throughout Europe for her beauty and virtue, seeking fertility that was believed at the time that the Scandinavian women possessed. King Haakon, flattered by the alliance that King Alfonso offered him, ratified the marriage and sent his daughter to the Castilian court to celebrate the wedding, but when he arrived in Castile, the news that the Violating Queen was pregnant, so…

The Meaning of the Pirate Flag

In this article we will know the meaning of the pirate flag and all types of pirate flags that have existed in History The mere mention of «the word PIRATES» froze the blood in the veins of any person who had made sea travel their livelihood during the Modern Age. Travelers, merchants and sailors knew that, no matter how well equipped and defended their ships were, an attack by the experienced pirates was likely to end horribly for them. And when they were on the high seas, it was the vision of a flag that indicated to them, with the certainty of a jug of cold water, that they were about to meet face to face with one of their worst nightmares. Currently, we are accustomed to thinking of the pirate flag as the one with a black background in which a skull and two cross-shaped tibias appear, which were…

The Bible code. The code-b

What is code B? This is how Code B works The mathematician of Israeli origin Eliyahu Rips, in the mid-1990s, aided by a computer program, made public a bewildering discovery that was hidden behind the sacred text: he found in it coded words that offered messages with a much lower level of probability than those that could be found by chance. That is, he managed to unravel the supposed secret code that the Bible hides and that has been sought since ancient times. In 1997, journalist Michel Drosnin wrote the bestseller «The Secret Code of the Bible» with which he made known worldwide the key messages that the future seemed to hold for humanity. For both Rips and Drosnin, the text, the Old Testament, with more than three thousand years old, contained messages of events that had already been fulfilled, that were being fulfilled and that would come to happen.…

15 banned TV ads 📺

Many television commercials have been banned or have not lasted for a long time. Others have been issued, but they would not resist even two seconds on the screen today because times have changed in terms of morals and ‘good customs’. Let’s take a look at some television commercials that created some controversy … When the creative advertising goes away the imagination and the original hand. See or not see, that’s the question The German brand Ihr Optiker went a little far when it came to highlighting the lack of visual acuity and the need for its services. Of course, the issuance of this announcement was prohibited. Given the current times, perhaps the guillotine would have been requested for the advertising creatives who created the idea and for the owners of the commercial brand. The chocolate that … melts Of course, the announcement was damn because it had some…

The best place in the world to live

Do you know which is the best city to live in? Well, yes, in a World where there are rankings and listings for everything, there is also to designate which is the city with the best quality of life, the most expensive in terms of the purchasing level necessary to live … All this, taking into account different factors such as political, social and economic climate, medical care, education, recreational and leisure opportunities, environmental conditions as a whole, including infrastructure. This is a study developed by the consulting firm Mercer, and for more than a decade, the city chosen as the best place to live is the same: Vienna. And, in 2019, the 18th annual Quality of Life survey was held. The list reaches 250 cities One of the objectives of the Mercer consultancy is to communicate to the large multinationals where, and how, to invest in their economic expansion…

Napoleon’s Penis… and Rasputin’s

Napoleón: buried in six concentric coffins and mutilated. This is how Napoleon lies, without a penis, among other things, in the Invalids of Paris. Mutilated Parts of your intestine or your teeth passed through auction rooms, or direct and private sales. Napoleon has written many things that are difficult to know how far the legend goes. It is said that the trees surrounding his grave, on Santa Elena Island, were arranged until they were splintered. The people were in the belief that this wood contained the essence of Napoleon. Although it might seem unlikely there was a time in this type of belief, based on superstition they were very popular. Napoleon, in his comfortable exile from Santa Elena, close to luxury, but without the emperor’s excellence, spent time playing cards. Napoleon, his life They say that he cheated, but that he also did it in a somewhat childish way. It has…

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