One of the biggest tragedies of human civilization is the precedence of chemical therapy over nutrition. It’s the substitution of artificial therapy over natural, of poisons over food, in which we are feeding people poisons trying to correct the reactions of starvation.” Dr. Royal Lee, 1935
Irene was born to a noble Greek family of Athens, the Sarantapechos family. Although she was an orphan, her uncle, Constantine Sarantapechos, was a patrician and possibly strategos of the theme of Hellas. She was brought to Constantinople by Emperor Constantine V on November 1, 769, and was married to his son Leo IV on December 17. They had a son who was known as Constantine VI.
One of the most significant pictorial colonial records of New South Wales during the early 19th century will go on display in Australia for the first time after being discovered in Canada last year.
-from Caesars’ Wives : Sex, Power, and Politics in the Roman Empire
Viking Goddess: Freya
(translation from Greek)
The Country of Black Greeks
Greece started as a land of contrasts, ie a state in the 18th and early 19th century, inhabited by many different tribes, each unique civilizations: Albanian populations in Epirus, the Ionian Greeks Romance, Jews in Thessalonica, Turks and Bulgarian speakers in Macedonia and so forth.
The Inca Empire in the 1400s and early 1500s, spanned much of South America’s Andean region, over 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers), from modern-day Bolivia and Peru to Argentina, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia.
Detail of “Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings”
Atahualpa, the last Inca emperor, ruled over a vast terrain that stretched along the Pacific Ocean from Ecuador to Chile. After winning the crown in 1532 through a bitter civil war with his brother after their father’s death, he was ambushed and executed by the Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro.