The only slave uprising in history to end with the foundation of a new country—went on to inspire countless other revolts throughout the United States and the Caribbean. English translation from Haitian Creole : “What doesn’t kill you strengthens you” A bloody, thirteen-year revolution ensued, a complex web of wars among and between slaves, whites, […]Read More
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Random Akasha Inspired Tattoos, Paintings & Drawings
Akasha was played by Aaliyah Dana Haughton , she was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. The a fictitious character was written by Famous author Anne Rice. Queen Akasha was the first vampire in existence that came from Egypt. She was known among vampires as the “Queen of the Damned”. The Queen of the Damned (1988) is […]Read More
Random Egyptian Inspired Tattoos World Wide
A tattoo is a form of body modification, made by inserting indelible ink into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment. The word tattoo, or tattow in the 18th century, is a loanword from the Polynesian word tatau, meaning “correct, workmanlike”. The Oxford English Dictionary gives the etymology of tattoo as “In 18th century,tattaow, […]Read More
Ancient Nubian & Egyptian Tattoos?
Tattooing is belived to have originated in Nubia, in the 4th century B.C. (source: one of Ms. Nancy Etcoff books) In Egypt, tattoos were seemingly only worn by women. As more evidence came to light of tattooed women who were obviously priestesses and members of the court. The concept of cultic tattoos identifying a woman with […]Read More