Episode 56: The Return of the King

Kings, Warriors and Priestess Queens The Second Intermediate Period is coming to its end. On land and river the Thebans attack the Hyksos, pushing them northward towards their capital. King Ahmose I and his mother Queen Ah-hotep are pummeling their foes, while raising up their friends. We met two of these: Ahmose Ibana, a commoner,…

Episode 55: Blood and Thunder

War up and down the Nile Catastrophe hits the Theban resistance when King Seqen-en-Re Tao is killed. His body must be retrieved from the battlefield and given proper burial, a task which falls to his widow. The Queen Ahhotep I comes to power as regent, and through political and personal will she keeps the Theban kingdom together….