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Organized on the principle of the African Kingship, on November 15th, 1985 in Ghana, the Asantehene (King of Asante) Otumfou Opoku Ware II (supported by Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong, Omanhene (Paramount King) of Agogo Traditional Area) presented the "epoh" Stool to Shekhem Ur Shekhem, Ra Un Nefer Amen I, officially recognizing the Society's Kingship in Ghana.
A prolific writer, the Shekhem Ur Shekhem has authored more than forty books including the Society's core curricular material- the seven volume series: "Metu Neter" (Word of God).
The city of Shekhem, positioned in a pass between the mountains of Gerizim and Eibal and controlling the Askar Plains to the east, was an important regional center more than 3,500 years ago.
The king of Shekhem, Labaya, is mentioned in the cuneiform tablets of the Pharaonic archive found at Tel al-Amarna in Egypt, which are dated to the 14th century B.C.
The patriarch Abraham, for example, was passing near Shekhem when God promised to give the land of Canaan to his descendants in the Book of Genesis.
It was the turn of Ballydoyle in the Claregalway Hotel 2-Y-0 Maiden as 4/9 shot Innisfree, very promising on his debut in Naas, was made to battle before getting the better of Shekhem (bidding to give Dermot Weld a 25th win in the race) by a neck.
But I'm expecting a big run from shekhem, my first mount of the week for the Dermot Weld team.
With normal improvement, I'm expecting a bold show from Shekhem. He's drawn in the middle and I'll see how the race develops, whether I let him roll along or drop him in.
LEGEND DERMOT Weld is hoping that Shekhem will add to his great record at Ballybrit