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Druzhina05 Feb 2017 10:15 p.m. PST
GurKhan06 Feb 2017 9:08 a.m. PST

Very interesting, thanks.

I hadn't been expecting so many oval shields – reminiscent of some Italian styles (funnily enough, I've just been putting similar shields on 15mm C14th Italian spearmen).

The Last Conformist06 Feb 2017 2:05 p.m. PST

The Egyptian "chariot" is nice.

Druzhina06 Feb 2017 10:15 p.m. PST
Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2017 10:54 a.m. PST

"Moses orders a massacre", heh. My how times have changed. Is this where the Michelangelo statue got its inspiration for the little "horns"? And is this the prototype for the wizard "Tim"?

Druzhina07 Feb 2017 10:31 p.m. PST

Yes, Moses is sometimes shown with horns in medieval illustrations. The verb used once is that his face "projected". In modern translations this is often "shined", but a different Hebrew word is used for God shining his face on someone or a man using oil to make his face shine. If Moses' face projected light the English verb I would use is "beamed". Where "projected" is used in noun form in only one other use in the OT it is referring to a bull's horns. So Moses probably either had horns or very nasty warts or something (and therefore wore a veil).

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GurKhan08 Feb 2017 6:37 a.m. PST

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Druzhina, what have you done?

Druzhina10 Feb 2017 9:46 p.m. PST

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