Daily Archives: June 7, 2017

Daily Update: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Ember Days and Matt Talbot

Today is the first of three Ember Days for this season of the year, and today is the Remembrance of Venerable Matt Talbot (died 1925). Continue reading

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The Mummy: A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Mummy: A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt by E. A. Wallis Budge

I finished reading this somewhat old-fashioned book today; but although it was written in 1894 (assuming it is the same book as The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology), it must be observed that when one is talking of Ancient Egypt, not a whole lot changes from year to year. I very much enjoyed reading this very thorough book. Continue reading

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