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"The Persian King Cambyses II quickly and brutally conquered Egypt. But, he failed to conquer The Kingdom of Kush."

Herodotus reports that #Cambyses wanted to conquer #kushboo.

He sent "spies" to the pharaoh of Kush disguised ...
... disguised as messengers bearing gifts.However, the Kushite pharaoh, as Herodotus explains, realized that the Persian messengers were spies." The king mocked Cambyses' gifts in front of the messengers and sent them back with a bow.
The messengers were instructed to deliver the following message to Cambyses: "when the Persians draw their bows (of equal size as mine) as easily as I do this, then ...
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#BlackCatholicHistoryMonth is here. It's every November.

The Early Bible Belt of Christianity: Africa

"Catholic Christianity among African-descended people has its roots in the earliest converts to Christianity, including Mark the Evangelist, the unnamed Ethiopian eunuch ...
... Simon of Cyrene, and Simeon Niger. Several of the early Church Fathers were also native to Africa, including Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Tertullian, Athanasius, Cyril of Alexandria, ...
Cyprian, and Augustine.

Saints Perpetua and Felicity and Saint Maurice (as well as his military regiment), early martyrs, were also African."…
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#kushboo #khushbusundar #khushboo

Khusbu Sundar has gone from Congress to BJP.

Till the other day, she was deriding the same BJP as Congress Spokesperson.
There is something seriously wrong with Congress leadership or the selection process of people who are the public face of Congress.

How can a national spokesperson switch to a party whose ideology is so fiercely contested by its apex leadership?
What is the qualification for appointing a national spokesperson? A good looking person with command over a language? A good lineage?

What about ideology?

And the shameless career oriented politicians don't even think twice before changing their colors.
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