A Conversation for The H2IQ Quiz - Be The First Among Equals

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Post 1

~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

smiley - biggrin
Notes:

1. Having twice gone through h2g2Quiz withdrawal lately I know we are all craving a question to chew on, so I offer you one now.

2. The first winner - the first person with the correct answer, same as always - will be announced in a day or two, at a random time.

3. And the winner will then have to give us the next question (in this same thread, please, at a random time to inhibit routine pouncers and make it more fair globally).

Question: Who was 'the last pharoh of Egypt'?

good luck
~jwf~


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Post 2

Bagpuss

Mark Antony?


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Post 3

Gnomon - time to move on

Ptolemy


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Post 4

iaoth

Probably no one, there is no such thing as a "pharoh", afaik. smiley - smiley


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Orcus

Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XV Cesarion 44-30BC


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Post 6

Argon0 (back for a bit)

Now you're going to claim you didn't have to look that up!

smiley - biggrin


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Post 7

Orcus

Does that not look spontaneous then? smiley - bigeyes


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Post 8

Clelba

i'm going tohave to say i do'nt know. cos i don't.
^. .^
= ' =


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Post 9

You can call me TC

Mubarak


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Post 10

Ming Mang

I agree with iaoth. smiley - smiley 'pharoh' isn't in my dictionary... smiley - winkeye

¦M¦


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Post 11

Titania (gone for lunch)

smiley - silly


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dElaphant (and Zeppo his dog (and Gummo, Zeppos dog)) - Left my apostrophes at the BBC

I believe Greebo was the last Pharaoh of Egypt, and has gone down in history as saying "seek and ye shall find"

Which is my subtle way of saying that if you join the search party, you may find Greebo.
smiley - dog


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HollePolle

Yeah, d'Elaphant!

smiley - winkeye

HP
»--.


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Post 14

Bagpuss

Search party? Well any kind of party is fine by me. Where do I join?


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Post 15

Clelba

I WANT THE ANSWER!!!
^. .^
= ' =


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Post 16

~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

OK! smiley - biggrin
But first my apologies for the typo in Pharaoh. smiley - flustered

The question came to me the other night while watching an old episode of John Romer's Lost Worlds of Archeology when he referred to Julius Ceasar as the "Last Pharaoh of Egypt".

Now I am not one to argue with experts, especially wise and open-minded thinkers like John Romer, but it occurred to me after posting the question ..what about Mark Antony and Octavius and all the later Roman Emperors whose empire included Egypt?

Then folks started giving these as possible answers and I didn't know what to do. smiley - erm Except trust John Romer. I can cite no other authourity. If he says it was Julius then he must be right, based on a theory that none of the others ever actually were conferred the title.
Mark Anthony may have slipped into the sheets with Cleo but nobody in Egypt called him Pharaoh.
Napoleon, never assumed the title when he came and blew the nose off the Sphinx.
So, if I may, because I can't prove it was Julius, and nobody said it was anyway, I am going award the win to TC for "Murabak" for originality, because it sounds good and I have no idea who Murabak was.
So if TC will tell us a bit about Murabak and post the next question we can carry on.
peace
~jwf~ (Who the heck is Murabak?)


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~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

smiley - doh Mubarak! smiley - blush


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HollePolle

Mubarak - isn't he the "Keeper of Cows"?

smiley - biggrin
HP
»--.


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Orcus

Mubrak is the leader of Egypt now isn't he? smiley - erm


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Orcus

Oh and the list I looked at (OK OK so I looked it up) listed what i put as the last of the Ptolemys, after that the Roman Emire took over Egypt and that list just started with Julius Caeser and ended with Justinian.


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