This is the promotional short film for Heirloom Audio Production’s award-winning audio adventure, “The Cat of Bubastes.” Based on G.A. Henty’s novel by the. The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offense with his own life, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt . The Cat of Bubastes. G. A. HENTY ( – ). G.A. Henty’s “tale of ancient Egypt” tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken.

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The Cat of Bubastes, A Tale of Ancient Egypt

This is a unique glimpse into Egyptian culture during the time of Moses and the Captivity of Israel. Certain cultures are unashamedly described as primitive, but Henty seems confused about how they could’ve had the technology they did and yet still have ‘primitive’ customs and beliefs. I was reading it aloud with my sister, and we somehow managed to forget it for a long period of time. The critical dramatic plot twist has occurred and now the protagonists must face their des These Henty historical novels keep coming up in my life.

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This was great for history lovers, not for littles though, too much description of ancient customs, etc for my 6 yr girl. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? It even kept my attention!

Antony and Cleopatra Author: We listened to the audiobook version while in the car. Great story – even includes an appearance by Moses! I absolutely loved it, even though all the books were written for boys.


Thankfully my littles didn’t understand. A great and thrilling story with Adventure and Heroism. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. To ask other readers or about The Cat of Bubastesplease sign up. But it’s not just the historical accuracy, which perhaps is more the fault of Henty’s sources than Henty himself.

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P I mean, it was well written, of course being written in the ‘s. Thanks for telling us about the problem. When Chebron, Amere’s son, accidentally kills a cat, there is instant uproar throughout Egypt, for the killing of the sacred cat accidental or otherwise is an caf punishable by death. So far this book does not disappoint, and has inspired some independent historical research from my oldest son.

Henty is one of those old authors who you either love or find boring. Archimedes and the Door of Science. The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offense with his own bkbastes, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt, BC.

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

My mom read Henty books to my brother and me for our history when we were younger, and this was one of the first we read. I couldn’t help but think of this book’s enormous untapped potential over and over while reading.

Also, the book speaks much of Pagan xat and traditions, so if a child is being raised as a Christian then this book may put doubts and other thoughts in their minds if they are susceptible to that kind of thing.


It was good until religion was involved.

This evening we reached the half-way point in the Cat of Bubastes. The history and culture that one learns while reading the enticing story is perfect for young and old alike. Mar 21, Jane rated it liked it. Which villain would come out on top? Not that that kind of person is bad, but most people speak in a more nuanced and unpredictable way.

The sacred cat of Bubastes dies and a new cat has to My mom read this book to me and my siblings when I was little and we didn’t want her to fo this down. Along the way, they meet famous personages But most of the chapters were roughly as long as the distance from here to Alpha Orionis, a thing that disagrees with me strongly.

Most recently they were strongly recommended by a homeschooling mom whose taste in literature I truly trust.

The Death of Ameres. Quotes from The Cat Of Bubast Jul 22, Megan Franks rated it really liked it Shelves: As car novel that advances Christian ideals and morality, and does so in the polytheistic, amoral context of ancient Egypt, the novel is laudable. My favorite character besides the two protagonists Amuba, Chebron was Jethro, the Rebu warrior.