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BC during the twenty fifth dynasty in Egypt also known as the dynasty For perspective on during the twenty dynasty in Egypt also known as the Kushite dynasty For perspective on time in istory Sennacherib was king of Assyria and Hezekiah was king of Judah during this timeThe story begins with peril and excitement A young boy Taharka is on a crocodile The Boy Who Would Not Say His Name hunt withis uncle Embutah and some slaves Suddenly a crocodile attacks and severely injures one of the slaves Using Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped his uick thinking and medical skillse The Hunger Within has studied Taharka is able to save the man Normally this kind oferoism would be applauded However Taharka is no ordinary boy He is the son of the pharaoh who is considered a god in Egypt Touching a slave was a tabu and made young Taharka unclean Even though Between Two Skies he was one of many children of the pharaoh and not even a particularly important childe still knew Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century New England he would be punishedlittle dide know what Nude Girls Photography Presents Ass Pussy From Behind - Compilation Vol. 5 his punishment would beTaharka s punishment came swiftly The pharaoh was dying but beforee died an ancient ritual must be performed to choose The Dolce Diet his successor Everyone Taharka included thought it would be the older boy Shabataka Shabataka was groomed nearlyis whole life to become the next pharaoh In a cruel twist of fate Taharka was chosen and Brave Enough his punishment was thate must become the new pharaoh To Spunk him this felt like being forced to live in a cage a prison sentence if you will Withis uncle Embutah and brother Shabataka as The Kafka of 238th Street his guides years pass and Taharka begins to get used to being pharaoh He still doesn t like all the duties that come with it nor doese feel completely safe with the ever looming threat of Assyria to worry aboutI won t give too many details away but the action picks up midway through the book when Assyria threatens to attack Judah and Taharka must decide whether or not Egypt is to assist them or not This was a well researched and well written book If you look on Wikipedia you will see that the names are accurate to this time and the same The Letters to the Thessalonians holds true for the Bible as you can find reference to Taharka and Assyria in both 2 Kings 19 and Isaiah 37 In the past few months Iave grown to love the writing of Joanne Williamson I wish I ad discovered er as a child but will make sure my children discover Geheimes Verlangen (Shades of Grey, her I alsoope Bethlehem Books will continue to print some of Ivory (The Ivory Saga her other works as well Back Cover Reluctant Rule The great gode said Never Go Back (Jack Reacher, has become one withis father See the wand of succession It The Temple of Death has declaredis choice The priests the warriors the many wives and children fell upon their knees Taharka Venus Blueprint heard again the voice of the sun priest Taharka child of the god rise Something cold and smooth was being pressed intois Shame On Her Volume 3 hands It was the wand of the god. Ome will fight the mighty Assyrian Sennacherib promising alliance or Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh A novel inspired by research of the Bisk CPA Review historical King Taharka and period Includes an introduction withome education suggestions. ,
Amazing book What a great way to get a feel for what was going on in Egypt Israel and the Middle East during the time of King Hezekiah I loved A Crazy Kind of Love how in the end you could look back and seeow God used seemingly meaningless events to weave a web He was in control all along even of the main character who worships the gods of Egypt Shows a great picture of The Medieval Forest how God is in control always and puts those in leadership positions thate chooses I would recommend this book to adults and children alike Great way to share God with your children and show ow He works for the good of those who love Him Well written and engaging story of Egyptian royalty and dangers therein Highlights the and of God and Backlash how He uses even non believers and their trials to bless His people There are some edge of your seat momentsere Fantastic read There was Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, hardly a night when we didn t read than was assigned It dragged on for a while and told you useless information Based on true events which are then beautifully and thoughtfully embellished this book is a delight for young adult readers and their parents Joanne Williamson is an expert at writingistorical fiction that really appeals to youth Her books bring the characters to life and raise wonderful uestions about right and wrong justice and truth without being either Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, heavyanded or too simplistic Young Taharka is one of dozens of children of the Kushite Pharaoh but when In Defense of Food he is chosen to succeedis father e finds the job like a prison And is older Black and White half brother Shabataka is certainly notappy to be set aside as The God King when The Color of Water he fully expected to be chosen as the next Pharaoh But there are many problems facing the young God King and the worst of them is the invading army of Assyrians Whene must escape in the middle of the night from those who would kill im Taharka s life changes forever Now on the run e begins to see the rest of the world And e must decide what kind of leader should a man be Many things appeal to me this novel The he must decide what kind of leader a man be Many things appeal to me in this novel The as taken small Brave New World historical clues and from them tweaked out well rounded characters and exciting events that are reasonable if not provable A strong female character Shepnuset with enough fire and spunk to defy the rules laid down forer is another reason to love this novel Taharka is both likeable and yet not perfect This makes The Name of the Rose him an accessibleero and one that boys and girls can all connect with The various religions of the different peoples are all treated with respect This is not a eavy anded treatise on Christianity at ALL But for me the thing I like best is the way it plants the idea that evil is evil no matter who is committing it a stranger an enemy or even your own brother Evil is evil and if you choose to serve evil you become evil Recommended for strong readers in grade five about age 9 or 10 all. A never before published tale by the author of the best selling Hittite Warrior carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem It is 701 BC rule of the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt Young Prince Taharka a very minor. ,
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*pretty graphically described *graphically described is no cussing or sex A never before published tale by the author of the best selling Hittite Warrior carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem It is 701 BC rule of the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt Young Prince Taharka a very minor royal son succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt a divine rulership It s not long Memories of My Melancholy Whores however before a treacherous plot pushesim into sudden exile and into the Pakistan hands of Amos an emissary of King Hezekiah seekingelp against The Assyrians Posing As A Medical Assistant Assyrians Posing as a medical assistant journeys with Amos to Judea where Pitch Dark he encounters two kings in conflict His true identity suddenly uncoverede must choose with whom Dont Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear he will fight the mighty Assyrian Sennacherib promising alliance or Hezekiah the Jew who trusts in Yahweh A novel inspired by research on theistorical King Taharka and is periodBook Details Format Paperback Publication Date 112002 Pages 206 Reading Level Age 10 and Up lessI liked this a whole lot then Hittite Warrior A compelling adventure that illuminates Egyptian Assyrian and Israelite ancient culture A fun read for children that neither avoids nor indulges in the practice of war in that timeParents should be advised this is istorical FICTION and teach it as such Particularly in regard to the main character an egyptian pharoah very little is known of The Green Pharmacy him Reading the author s note at the end willelp to clarify the line between fact and fiction but also spoils some of the plotBible believing parents should note the main character is not Hezekiah but an Egyptian pharoah As such Deadly Slumber - Demon Tales he prays to numerous god s forelp at various points While Atomic Ghost he is intrigued by the Israelite Gode clearly makes no allegiance to Him If you don t like books about religion you probably shouldn t read this If you don t mind but you think they re boring you could try this It s actually really interesting to read about Bible stories from a different perspective especially since the person is a king running for Lightning Strike Twice his life who is barely mentioned in the BibleThe religion stuff whatever But the adventure is really cool And the ending is bittersweet which is always nice Ande isn t converted or anything it s just that the guy who The Purple Island helpsim get away is a Christian which isn t very obvious in the story it s kind of slipped in there but that s about as religious y as it getsAnyyywayyy it s a good book I really enjoyed it Four stars I The Last Odd Day have been reading this for school and Iave one chapter left and I m about to finish its great an the lat chapter where shabataka Lord Lightning (Astrology, had been stripped of the gold and crown andad mercy from taharka it s a great story I give it five stars God King is written by Joanne Williamson and is the second book I Wildwing have read from Bethlehem. Royal son succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt a divine rulership It's not longowever before a treacherous plot pushes Londons Perfect Scoundrel him into sudden exile and into theands of Amos an emissary of King Hezekiah seeking elp with wh.