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  Topic: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Chitu

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PostForum: Books   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:06 am   Subject: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization

If I ever should think that I have to read Diodorus I will for sure not chose a version of the text / a translation without knowing the source / author and from an internet page which in my view is ...
  Topic: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Chitu

Replies: 15
Views: 8788

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:52 pm   Subject: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
When Diodorus Siculus refers to "Ethiopians", who is he really talking about?
Is he referring to the kingdom of Kush, or people to the south of the Kingdom of Kush?
"These, then, are ...
  Topic: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Chitu

Replies: 15
Views: 8788

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:39 pm   Subject: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
When Diodorus Siculus refers to "Ethiopians", who is he really talking about?
Is he referring to the kingdom of Kush, or people to the south of the Kingdom of Kush?
sigh...
"These, ...
  Topic: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Chitu

Replies: 15
Views: 8788

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:50 am   Subject: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
He specifically mentioned that from chapters I linked in the OP. Did you read them?
  Topic: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Chitu

Replies: 15
Views: 8788

PostForum: Books   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:56 am   Subject: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
They had had access to accounts and traditions that we do not but who's to say that these accounts and traditions were in any way accurate.
The substance of these specific chapters in Book III has be ...
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Chitu

Replies: 18
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PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:46 am   Subject: Re: Humans are gods?
Each one of the statements of Nu (this verse can be found in a number of examples of the Books of the Dead, BTW) refers to a mythic allusion to a deity's function at one time or another.
I too find ...
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Chitu

Replies: 18
Views: 11962

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 3:07 pm   Subject: Humans are gods?
If you can, watch the documentary/movie What the Bleep Do We know. Smile Thanks Beth. Already watched it. Smile Quantum Physics is cool. Cool
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Chitu

Replies: 18
Views: 11962

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:30 pm   Subject: Humans are gods?
Yes, I do understand that. However, the fact still remains that they're certain cosmic principles resident in man, that are pervasive throughout the universe and distinguishable enough as to be allott ...
  Topic: Greetings to all
Chitu

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PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 1:53 pm   Subject: Re: part three
Part three ... these past posts were meant for the thread What got you interested in AE, but I kept getting blocked with my word usage. So I thought I'd try it again here.
Wow! Blocked again. Bloc ...
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Chitu

Replies: 18
Views: 11962

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 9:59 am   Subject: Re: Humans are gods?

This kind of texts is called "Gliegvergottung" ("body part deification").
Thanks. But would you happen to have any idea why the Egyptians deified the body parts of an individual ...
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Chitu

Replies: 18
Views: 11962

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 6:40 am   Subject: Humans are gods?
“My hair is the hair of Nu. My face is the face of the Disk. My eyes are the eyes of Hathor. My ears are the ears of Ap-uat....My phallus is the phallus of Osiris...There is no member of my body which ...
  Topic: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Chitu

Replies: 15
Views: 8788

PostForum: Books   Posted: Mon May 27, 2013 9:11 am   Subject: Diodorus Siculus: Source of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
I was curious about the opinions of others--who've spent more years studying the origins of the ancient Egyptian civilization--regarding the remarks made by Diodorus Siculus in his Library of History, ...
 
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