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King Solomon's Mines (1885) is a popular novel by the Victorian...

wikipedia - 14 Sep 2016
King Solomon's Mines (1885) is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered to be the genesis of the Lost World literary genre.
king solomon's mines

Word of the week: witch-hunt

The Guardian - 20 Jan 2018
In Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines of 1885, we find it announced: “To-night ye will see. It is the great witch-hunt, and many will be smelt out as wizards and slain.” As a political metaphor, “witch-hunt” was popularised by George Orwell, and then ...
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Pity Oscar voters judging contenders this year? No, envy them

Goldderby - 05 Jan 2018
I have been a movie junkie since I rode my bicycle two miles every day for a week to watch the African adventure film “King Solomon's Mines” in 1950. And I've been an Oscar junkie about as long. (“King Solomon's Mines” was nominated for Best Picture ...
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Dearest Jahmai

Trinidad News - 21 Jan 2018
Debbie Jacob with a copy of her book Wishing for Wings inspired by the YTC inmates she taught. Among them was Jahmai Donaldson who was gunned down with another man on January 10. The following is columnist Debbie Jacob's eulogy on her former YTC ...
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Found: Fresh Clues to Mystery of King Solomon's Mines

National Geographic - 03 Apr 2017
3,000-Year-Old Donkey Dung: A Clue to King Solomon's Mines? By Michelle Z. Donahue. PUBLISHED April 2, 2017. Manure preserved for millennia by the arid climate of Israel's Timna Valley is adding fresh fuel to a long-simmering debate about the biblical ...
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REVIEW: Alles Schwindel, Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin

British Theatre - 28 Dec 2017
When anybody in the UK remembers the name of Mischa Spoliansky, then they only do so in connection with some of the best loved films of the golden years of the British movie industry: 'The Happiest Days of Your Life' and 'Trouble In Store' are among ...
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King Solomon's Mines

The London Economic - 25 Jul 2017
One interesting result of this research is the true location of King Solomon's 'gold mines' at Ophir. If the United Monarchy was Egyptian, then these famous but elusive mines must have belonged to the Tanis pharaohs. So where were the gold mines of the ...
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Archaeologists Find Ruins of King Solomon's Mines

Forward - 02 Feb 2017
In the Bible, King Solomon was known for his wisdom, but his wealth was pretty legendary, too. According to Kings I, he had 12,000 horses, 1,400 chariots, 700 wives and 300 concubines to be exact — and new research reveals copper may have been how he ...
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Mad Dog 21/21: King Solomon's Mimes

IT Jungle - 05 Jun 2017
King Solomon enjoys a prominent place in the Bible and Quran; in Arabic the name is Sulayman. A son of King David, Solomon was, according to scripture, the wisest and wealthiest of the Hebrew Kings. After his reign, Israel split in two, with the ...
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Chester historian concludes that King Solomon's Mines are a myth - 02 Aug 2017
But tales of looting and bloodthirsty pharaohs were considered “unpalatable and unacceptable” by later biblical authors, who altered their history to suit their own religious agenda and to create a “purely Israelite” hero. His findings are revealed in ...

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