Saturday, August 28, 2010

Cinderella Syndrome 28

eye of Horus image from...

heart's quest
will the heavens favour
a princely longing
--gillena cox

...the Egyptian version of Cinderella... where her name is Rhodopis is considered the oldest version of the story, the literature was first recorded by the Roman historian Strabo in the first century BC.[The Egyptian Cinderella]

...but knowing this was a sign from Horus he sent out a decree that all maidens in Egypt must try on the slipper, and the owner of the slipper would be his queen. [The Eyptian Cinderella]

continuing the Cinderella Syndrome or What every girl should have; well!!! at least once in her lifetime, haiku/haibun style throughout the month of August; e-mail me or add your contributions at comments; to beincluded in the day's post


Frieda said...

Fascinating, thank you very much for telling this version of the story!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Frieda

much love