The Land of Osiris

An Introduction to Khemitology

Author: Stephen S. Mehler

Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press

ISBN: 9780932813589

Category: History

Page: 384

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"Was there a advanced prehistoric civilization in ancient Egypt? Who were the people who built the great pyramids and carved the Great Sphinx? Did the pyramids serve as energy devices and not as tombs for kings? Independent Egyptologist Stephen S. Mehler has spent over 30 years researching the answers to these questions and believes the answers are "Yes!" An indigenous oral tradition still exists in Egypt, and Mehler has been able to uncover and study it with the help of a living master of this tradition, Abd1El Hakim Awyan. He has also been given permission to share these teachings—presented heretofore in fragments by other researchers—to the Western World, teachings that unfold a whole new understanding of ancient Egypt"--Publisher's description.
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Esoteric Egypt

The Sacred Science of the Land of Khem

Author: J. S. Gordon

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1591437776

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 416

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A study of the 100,000-year-old spiritual science of ancient Egypt • Examines the metaphysical structure of our universe as seen by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Celts, showing that each is based on the same central concepts from time immemorial • Reveals that the ancient Egyptians believed in reincarnation and a spiritual evolutionary process • Explains the connections between the movements of Orion and Sirius and the story of Osiris and Isis, the importance of the Pleiades and circumpolar stars to the Egyptians, and the fundamental unity of the Egyptian pantheon • Investigates the people who colonized greater Egypt 100,000 years ago, descendants of the Atlanteans In Esoteric Egypt, J. S. Gordon reveals how the sacred science and wisdom tradition of ancient Egypt--the Land of Khem--stems from an advanced prehistoric worldwide civilization. Examining the metaphysical structure of our universe as seen by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Celts, he shows that each tradition is merely a variation on the central concepts of the precession of the equinoxes and the obliquity of the ecliptic pole. He explores the connections between the cyclical movements of Orion and Sirius and the story of Osiris and Isis, the importance of the Pleiades and the circumpolar stars, and the ancient tradition of man as a divine being “born from the substance of the stars.” He investigates the people who colonized greater Egypt 100,000 years ago, the progenitors of ancient Egyptian civilization descended from the 4th- and 5th-Root Race Atlanteans. Gordon explores the magical and esoteric meanings behind Egyptian sacred ritual and temple art, drawing parallels to the Mystery School process of initiation. Explaining the fundamental unity of the Egyptian pantheon and the structure of the after-death state, he shows that the Egyptians clearly believed in reincarnation and a spiritual evolutionary process. Revealing the ancient sacred science of the Land of Khem, teachings passed down from the earliest times, he examines the psychospiritual nature of the human being and the function of our spiritual identity and our souls.
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Reflections of Osiris

Lives from Ancient Egypt

Author: John Ray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198036012

Category: History

Page: 192

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Spanning more than two millennia, Reflections of Osiris opens a small window into a timeless world, capturing the flavor of life in ancient Egypt through vivid profiles of eleven actual people and the god Osiris. Some of the figures profiled here are famous. Ray discusses Imhotep, whom he calls "Egypt's Leonardo"--the royal architect of the Step Pyramid, high priest of the sun cult, and a man of great medical skill. We meet Hatshepsut, a rare female Pharaoh, who had herself depicted as a male figure in temple scenes, ceremonial beard and all. Horemheb, who rose from local politician to general and finally to king. And the legendary magician, Pharaoh Nectanebo II, the greatest builder of temples. Equally intriguing are the lives of everyday Egyptians who are also resurrected here. There is Heqanakhte, a cantankerous peasant farmer who has problems with his sons--and they with their stepmother. And Petiese, a scribe whose petition to the authorities preserves a feud stretching back over generations. Most fascinating of all are the people of the Serapeum: a Greek recluse, his brother (a rootless adolescent and police informer), two temple dancers with financial difficulties, and a temple scribe. All of whom we come to know intimately--even their dreams. Last comes the god Osiris, judge of the netherworld, creator of the land of Egypt, before whom all would appear at the end of their lives. Reflections of Osiris captures the full spectrum of life in ancient Egypt. With more than twenty halftones and several maps, this superb volume will fascinate anyone interested in an inside look at the great ancient civilization of the Nile.
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The Land of the Pharaohs

Author: Samuel Manning

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849650227

Category: History

Page: 172

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Dr. Manning has written freshly of scenes and places which are much 'done' by tourists; and now and then, when he is a little more beyond the ordinary track, he is really powerful. He has served a good apprenticeship to work of this kind, and it may be said of him that, while he never sacrifices dignity in retailing the trifling gossip of the journey, he does occasionally cast a very interesting glance into the social conditions of those amongst whom he moves; and sometimes he throws a gleam of humour around the strange, or squalid, or repellent things that he meets. The anecdote of the Arab, the opera-glass, and the two wives at the Great Pyramid, is very good indeed.
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The Land of the Body

Studies in Philo's Representation of Egypt

Author: Sarah Pearce

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161492501

Category: Religion

Page: 365

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This book presents the first extended study of the representation of Egypt in the writings of Philo of Alexandria. Philo is a crucial witness, not only to the experiences of the Jews of Alexandria, but to the world of early Roman Egypt in general. As historians of Roman Alexandria and Egypt are well aware, we have access to very few voices from inside the country in this era; Philo is the best we have. As a commentator on Jewish Scripture, Philo is also one of the most valuable sources for the interpretation of Egypt in the Pentateuch. He not only writes very extensively on this subject, but he does so in ways that are remarkable for their originality when compared with the surviving literature of ancient Judaism. In this book, Sarah Pearce tries to understand Philo in relation to the wider context in which he lived and worked. Key areas for investigation include: defining the 'Egyptian' in Philo's world; Philo's treatment of the Egypt of the Pentateuch as a symbol of 'the land of the body'; Philo's emphasis on Egyptian inhospitableness; and his treatment of Egyptian religion, focusing on Nile veneration and animal worship.
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Christianity in the Land of the Pharaohs

The Coptic Orthodox Church

Author: Jill Kamil

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415242530

Category: History

Page: 311

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^DA detailed yet accessible evaluation of the importance of Christianity to the identity of Egypt and the parallel importance of Egyptian Coptic Christianity to the evolution of Christianity as a whole. Kamil demonstrates the role of Pharaonic Egypt in the development of Christian theology, notably the female figures of Isis and the Virgin Mary, both of whom were central to Egyptian religion. The study also considers the characteristics of Coptic Christianity, particularly the devotion to the monastic vows, the influence of Egyptian hermits, Gnostic texts, persecution by Rome, the separation from western Christianity, Coptic art and theology, the establishment of dogma at councils and the impact of Islam. The study is illustrated throughout and includes brief biographies of prominent figures and a glossary.
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Sohn der Sonne

Author: Moyra Caldecott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783890603124

Category: Egypt

Page: 246

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Isis & Osiris

To the Ends of the Earth : an Egyptian Myth

Author: Jeff Limke

Publisher: Graphic Universe

ISBN: 0822530864

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Presents the myth of how Osiris, a god and king of Egypt, is killed by his brother, Set, and how his wife, Isis, searches for his body.
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The Land of Light

The Tarot

Author: Hilton Hotema

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787304201

Category:

Page: 176

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Die Erzählung des Wenamun

ein Literaturwerk im Spannungsfeld von Politik, Geschichte und Religion

Author: Bernd Ulrich Schipper

Publisher: Saint-Paul

ISBN: 9783525530672

Category: History

Page: 383

View: 8353

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Osiris N.

The Victim and the American Novel

Author: Biyot Kesh Tripathy

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789060322642

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 282

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Moses In Ancient Egypt & The Hidden Story Of The Bible

Author: Richard Darlow

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1430300531

Category: Religion

Page: 220

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A non-fictional account explaining why the author believes Moses was a prince of Thebes called Ramose. Born c.1500 BC, Prince Ramose was heir to Pharaoh Thutmose III, being his ""Great Army Commander"" - both roles ascribed to Moses by Hebrew tradition. Moreover, Ramose & Moses both led victorious military campaigns against Ethiopia (Cush), then married the king's daughter, becoming Egypt's Viceroy there. A short time later, Prince Ramose was mysteriously struck out of Egyptian records, while the Bible hints Moses was cast into exile. Exploring some of the more esoteric aspects of the prophet's life, this book finds threads firmly connecting him to Egypt's 18th Dynasty 3500 years ago... The book uncovers the Hermetic star knowledge (Astrology) which Moses gleaned from the White Brotherhood, a secretive Egyptian mystery school who met in the halls of Karnak. This knowledge was cryptically infused into the early Biblical scriptures, revealing the Israelite ancestors were once devoted Astrologers.
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Osiris

Death and Afterlife of a God

Author: Bojana Mojsov

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405143568

Category: History

Page: 176

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Bojana Mojsov tells the story of the cult of Osiris from beginning to end, sketching its development throughout 3,000 years of Egyptian history. Draws together the numerous records about Osiris from the third millennium B.C. to the Roman conquest of Egypt. Demonstrates that the cult of Osiris was the most popular and enduring of the ancient religions. Shows how the cult provided direct antecedents for many ideas, traits and customs in Christianity, including the concept of the trinity, baptism in the sacred river, and the sacrament of the Eucharist. Reveals the cult’s influence on other western mystical traditions and groups, such as the Alchemists, Rosicrucians and Freemasons. Written for a general, as well as a scholarly audience.
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Religion of the Ancient Egyptians

Author: Alfred Wiedemann

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486149404

Category: History

Page: 352

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Highly readable, factual account of principal deities, myths, and doctrines, with particular emphasis on the Egyptian's dedication to recording their rich history and belief in an afterlife.
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The Labyrinth of Osiris

Author: Paul Sussman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409031365

Category: Fiction

Page: 768

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The bestselling, pulse-pounding archaeological thriller that's a must-read for all fans of Dan Brown and Clive Cussler. A journalist is murdered in Jerusalem’s Armenian Cathedral and Detective Arieh Ben-Roi is spoilt for leads. But one seems out of place – an apparent link to a decades-old missing persons case in Egypt. Baffled, Ben-Roi turns for help to his old friend and sparring partner, Inspector Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor Police. Although struggling with personal tragedy and immersed in a case of his own – mysterious well poisonings in the Eastern Desert – Khalifa agrees to do some digging. What he discovers will change both men’s lives for ever. As their investigations intertwine, the detectives are drawn ever deeper into a sinister web of violence, abuse, corporate malpractice and international terrorism. And at its heart lies a three thousand year-old mystery that has already taken two lives, and will soon be claiming more...
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The Shaping of Western Civilization

From Antiquity to the Present

Author: Michael Burger

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442694092

Category: History

Page: 512

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Michael Burger's goal in this inexpensive overview is to provide a brief, historical narrative of Western civilization. Not only does its length and price separate this text from the competition, but its no-frills, uncluttered format and well-written, one-authored approach make it a valuable asset for every history student. The Shaping of Western Civilization begins with the ancient Near East and ends with globalization. Unlike other textbooks that pile on dates and facts, Shaping is a more coherent and interpretive presentation. Burger's skills as writer and synthesizer will enable students to obtain the background required to ask meaningful questions of primary sources. In addition to suggestions for further reading, this overview includes over 50 images and 22 maps.
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