3rd-5th October Weds 3rd October: I took a midday bus from Heraklion down to Pistildlia, near Matala on the south coast. The journey time was unpredictable and us such, it did not pull in to my small village until around 3pm. After asking a couple of locals I found my homestay, Jodi’s Pension. Jodi is […]
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Explore the ancient origins of the Sun and Archer deity Paiawon- Apollo and follow his journey through the ancient world .
Paiawon Apollo travelled with his followers through lands in Anatolia , Mesopotamia, Libya and Syria..
Known by varied names in Sumerian , Akkadian and Hurrian cultures by different names in Hurrian Aplu, in Anatolian Apaliunas originally the Sun deity Utu in Sumerian world and Shamash the Sun deity in the Akkadian world.
Follow the archer and sun deities long journey through time and the ancient world that saw the deity become established on Ancient Crete and the Greek islands when Minoan culture and beliefs expanded over the islands and the mainland and coastlines of the Mediterranean world.
With temple sites and sacred oracle sites situated around the ancient world on sites at Paximadia, [Letoia], Dreros, Delos, Delphi, Claros and Didyma confirmation of the influence the deity Paiawon Apollo held over the ancient world a deity of truth and justice the archer deity could deliver life and death via his sacred bow beinf a deity of the plague and healing such was the power the Sun deity controlled in the ancient world.
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Sail into the unknown beside the Sun God the sacred king of Asine and his fleets and warriors drawn from Kydonia, Asine, Mittani and Hurrian lands allied With their Phaeacian allies.
With the Island of Sicania and the Western sea trade routes the prize
being fought for by the powerful Eastern and Western sea.
Camicus the Sicanian capital is the target of the sea raiders from East and West but the Sicanian fleets and warriors have been preparing to defend their lands against their rivals in the unknown seas around the island and on the burning island and islands of Sicania.
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Explore the origins of the deity Apollo in the East and the long journey through varied lands and cultures who embraced the Sun and Archer deity.
From Mesopotamian to Anatolian lands the ancient deity was welcomed and worshipped by the people and known by different names in the ancient varied tongues spoken. When these ancient people’s migrated and traded by sea with the Minoan s the deity was introduced in the West with sacred islands to the deity established off the coastline of Crete. Peak sanctuary sites were also established with the youthful archer deity seen as a companion of the Mistress of Animals deity known as the Master of Animals mirroring the deities ancient roots and roles in the East upon ancient Minoan Crete and the .wider Minoan world in the West.
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Each chapter is like a book within a book covering the varied followers in history who were guided by the deity and his oracles issued through his sacred sites such as Delphi, Didyma, Delos and Claros.
Generals Emperors, Kings, Philosophers , Statesman , Lawgivers, Poets were all influenced by Apollo and his sacred oracles which shaped Greek history the wider world in the West and East .
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Discover the varied sites and cities of Sicily and the rich history of the island it’s past cultures and present in the book.
History myths and legends have all combined with the varied settlers who have since the dawn of time itself sought to rule and control the island and the ancient sea trade routes of the Mediterranean.
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Explore the ancient worlds cultures and cities and the links between mother nature and the deities that shaped and forged the world that we know today.
Deities from Heaven Earth and TIme helped our ancestors to create order and develop beliefs that connected people allowing societies to develop and expand.
Settlement sizes increased along with the populations each settlement would be represented by a city deity sacred to the city whilst deities of the land would also have sacred enclosures all adding to the shared identity and culture of the lands people’s…
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A guide penned by a visitor to the city of York for visitors City Life York explores the past history of the city during its varied time periods from Celtic site to Roman fortress of the fabled ninth legion through its Saxons age and Viking period.
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