Trapped in a RoomWhere am I?Trapped in a Room by Birdykinz
That was the first though in Birdy's mind as she woke up. Slowly standing to her feet, she tried to remember how she got here. She couldn't; that worried her. Noticing a dull throbbing near the back of her head, she though that maybe that had something to do with it. With nothing else to do, she took a look at her surroundings.
There wasn't much to see.
It was a completely white room, with no windows and no doors. There was nothing at all in the room-- wait. What was that on the far wall? Frowning, she walked over for a closer look.
It appeared to be a communications device of some sort. Noting the flashing light, she hesitantly picked up the voicepiece.
There was silence, and then a disembodied voice - smooth, yet with a note of malice - came from the other end.
"Hello, miss Wyndham."
The cat bristled.
"Sloth," she growled, her grip tightening on the receiver. "I should have known you were behind this. Only you would do something as cliché as trapping
Oedipus Rex, As Told By Birdy[Okay, so. The city of Thebes is suffering from a plague. Desperate to find out WHY this is, a group of people known as The Chorus travel to the Palace to talk to the king, Oedipus. Once there, Oedipus comes out and speaks with them.]Oedipus Rex, As Told By Birdy by Birdykinz
Oedipus: Hey, what can I do for you?
The Chorus: Oh, king Oedipus! The city is suffering from a Plague! You are the king - you must do something!
Oedipus: Yes, I am the king, and therefore I will do something.
The Chorus: Yay! He's going to do something!
Oedipus: You know, I bet we're suffering from this Plague because the murder of the previous king, Laius, was never solved. If we solve the murder, I bet the Plague will go away!
The Chorus: We think you're right! We must solve the murder!
Oedipus: Then let the search begin! Oh, and may a horrible curse be on the guy who did it, unless he confesses. Then I'll just banish him instead.
The Chorus: We agree!
Oedipus: Call for that blind seer, Tiresias! He's smart - speaks to the gods themselves! And he alway
Ancient Egyptian Art and MythologyAuthor's NoteAncient Egyptian Art and Mythology by PirateLotus-Stock
Ancient Egypt was a HUGE society with a rich culture and a highly developed religion. Egypt is one of the most famous ancient cultures because of its unique funerary practices and its incredible architectural feats. Now some of you are reading this because you're interested in Ancient Egyptian art and others of you are (like me) take an art history course and reading this to help study. I will be tailoring this journal for those taking an art history course but no one wants to be bogged down with bland information so I'll try to keep this interesting (not that it's hard because it's ANCIENT EGYPT!)
Note that dates aren't terribly important just make sure you are in the right century
What you really need to know
The entire period of Ancient Egypt lasted from 3500 BCE to 1070 BCE and was broken into four periods: the Predynastic and early dynastic periods (which we are