Calvary

CALVARY RELATES THE GREATEST EXPERIENCE IN HIS ENTIRE HISTORY If you had been to Jerusalem you may have visited two very famous, very important sites: one is called the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the other one is called the Garden Tomb. You also heard the word Golgotha which means “skull” in Aramaic. The […]

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Mount Of Olives

MOUNT OF OLIVES TELL HIS STORY Before telling you about my interesting history, I need to show you some of the sites that will be telling their stories. The chappel commemorating the events of Palm Sunday. It was from here at Bethphage that Jesus started His triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The Chapel of Ascention reminds […]

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Cyaxares II

CYAXARES II When I became king of the Median Empire I accepted as my throne name that of my grandfather and added a numerical “2”. By this time you have met aunt Amytis, daughter of my grandfather Cyaxares. She married the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar. My sister Mandane married the Persian king Cambyses. We have Median […]

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Cyaxares

CYAXARES I am the king of die Median Empire and very proud about it. My father’s name was Phraortes. When he was killed in battle with the Assyrians, I became the next king of the Medes. Maybe you are not aware of the fact, but I was partially responsible for destroying the mighty power of […]

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Astyages

ASTYAGES (as-taai-ages) Thank you for affording me the honour to tell you a little of myself. After my father Cyaxares (saai-ek-saries) passed away I became the next king of the Median Empire with my capital at Ecbatana. While my father was still alive he did a brilliant thing to change a stranger into an ally. […]

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