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Fantasies

In accordance with her father’s wishes, Hatshepsut married her half-brother Thutmose junior. But she wasn’t in love with him because she found him exceedingly repellent. It was therefore Moses who Hatshepsut directed all her affections on. As Moses went from … Continue reading

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Don’t Know Much About History

If you’re a denizen of today you’re going to think Moses had it easy when growing up in the Royal palace in Heliopolis – a home where he would become a spoiled brat, a cynosure of all the grown-ups there, … Continue reading

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The Green-Eyed Monster

“Although I’ve agreed you can adopt Moses” said the Pharaoh to Hatshepsut, “there’s still the problem that you don’t have a husband. We Egyptians are a nation of Family Values, which means any woman having a child must have a … Continue reading

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Wishes and Commands

“I see what you mean, daughter. Young Moses is indeed an extraordinary boy,” said the Pharaoh Thutmose I to Hatshepsut as soon as Moses had left the royal chambers after his introduction to the Pharaoh. “All the while my eyes … Continue reading

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Waaaaaahh

With Hatshepsut standing nearby, Moses clung tearfully to his mother Jochebed and father Amram, for the last time. “I want you always to behave in a way that’ll make us proud” said Jochebed, who was tearful too , but tried … Continue reading

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Bend Them Like Hatshepsut

*The last posting* ended with Hatshepsut taking Moses to live with her at the royal palace as her adopted son. She was the daughter and only surviving child of the Pharaoh Thutmose I and his main wife Ahmose. Hatshepsut had … Continue reading

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Gratitude

*In those days, 3500 years ago*, whether in Pharaohnic Egypt or anywhere,  mothers suckled their infants longer than they do today. Today, it’s a year at most. Then – 3500 years ago – suckling could last four years. Even longer … Continue reading

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