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Pharoah Pepi II – Flies and Honey

Pharoah Pepi II – Flies and Honey

May 18, 2012

While the expression ‘you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar’ may not go all the way back to Ancient Egypt, the Pharoah Pepi II certainly understood the concept. Reign of Pepi II Pepi II began his reign at the age of six during the sixth dynasty of egypt’s Old Kingdom. His throne name was Neferkare which means “Beautiful...