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  Topic: Betsy Bryan about the "Festivals of Drunkenness"
Va Phenix

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PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 8:41 pm   Subject: Betsy Bryan about the "Festivals of Drunkenness"
I would be very cautious about making connections like "Opet" and "Ipet"... we're used to seeing them with vowels, which can exaggerate the similarities between words. If we di ...
  Topic: How did the Ancient Egyptians worship their Gods?
Va Phenix

Replies: 24
Views: 16553

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 5:57 pm   Subject: How did the Ancient Egyptians worship their Gods?
Such stimulating conversation! Smile I too have the two books by Blavatsky, "Isis Unveiled." Smile

It has been my understanding, feel free to correct me if I'm wrong Lutz Cool , but when the un ...
  Topic: Betsy Bryan about the "Festivals of Drunkenness"
Va Phenix

Replies: 6
Views: 5736

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 5:27 pm   Subject: Betsy Bryan about the "Festivals of Drunkenness"
Very Happy I meant to say "by" such an event ... not "but". Sorry about that.

Anyway, Naunacht, ask any happily married man how does he remain happy? By keeping the wife happy, that's ...
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Va Phenix

Replies: 18
Views: 10712

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 3:11 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
Cool! It's my thought that AE thought in a similar manner.

I ...
  Topic: Humans are gods?
Va Phenix

Replies: 18
Views: 10712

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 3:00 pm   Subject: Humans are gods?
I believe what you are speaking about is their practice of faith. But in essence, faith in all cultures has its own uniqueness and many commonalities.

Do I think the AE thought about "atoms ...
  Topic: Greetings to all
Va Phenix

Replies: 9
Views: 7524

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:28 pm   Subject: Greetings to all
Hey Chitu ~ I'm not sure all I was trying to say. Smile I tried rewording some of it and still couldn't say it all properly.

There could of been some mentioning of occult/esoteric connotation, but t ...
  Topic: Betsy Bryan about the "Festivals of Drunkenness"
Va Phenix

Replies: 6
Views: 5736

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:20 pm   Subject: Betsy Bryan about the "Festivals of Drunkenness"
Thanks for the article. It was a very interesting read. I love the aspect of "Traveling the marshes" referring to sex. Very Happy
Unfortunately I don't remember where I read this, but I recall ...
  Topic: Pyramids ~ What did the Egyptians call them
Va Phenix

Replies: 4
Views: 2999

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:06 pm   Subject: Pyramids ~ What did the Egyptians call them
Thank you for your response. Smile I read the Greeks referred to pyramids as wheat bread because they had the same shape of a particular wheat bread that was made in Greece.
I'll be happy to hear more ...
  Topic: Booklist: Magic
Va Phenix

Replies: 5
Views: 17014

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 9:07 am   Subject: Booklist: Magic
I have two "magic" books by Rosemary Clark. She refers to it as Esoteric Wisdom.
I have "the Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt" and "Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt." fou ...
  Topic: Pyramids ~ What did the Egyptians call them
Va Phenix

Replies: 4
Views: 2999

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 8:55 am   Subject: Pyramids ~ What did the Egyptians call them
According to my research, the term pyramid is a Greek term which means "Wheat Bread." But I don't know what the Egyptians called the pyramids, do any of you?
Thank you in advance.
(sorry i ...
  Topic: cleopatra
Va Phenix

Replies: 62
Views: 26213

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 8:36 am   Subject: cleopatra
That's really nice of you Lutz, unfortunately I don't speak German. I see my single language ability as a liability sometimes because if I could speak Greek, I may be able to pick up on subtleties. ...
  Topic: cleopatra
Va Phenix

Replies: 62
Views: 26213

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Tue May 28, 2013 9:29 am   Subject: cleopatra
By my search I came across the source for this "Queen of Kings" thing. In 34 B.C. there was a ceremony in the Gymnasium in Alexandria. There the idea of an Hellenic-Egyptian Great Kingdom wa ...
  Topic: cleopatra
Va Phenix

Replies: 62
Views: 26213

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 9:52 am   Subject: cleopatra
Thank you very much Lutz! By chance, do you know if any of these source books or papers discuss the animosity between Herod and Cleopatra?
I read at one point, he came to her for help and she gracio ...
  Topic: cleopatra
Va Phenix

Replies: 62
Views: 26213

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat May 25, 2013 5:30 pm   Subject: cleopatra
On second thought, never mind Lutz. I googled it the first time and it wouldn't come up for me properly because I put angues before gemini. Once I fixed it, it gave me the meaning I was looking for. ...
  Topic: cleopatra
Va Phenix

Replies: 62
Views: 26213

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat May 25, 2013 5:28 pm   Subject: cleopatra
Most AWESOME! guys. Now I have more books to look at. Thank you both so very much!

Lutz, could you clarify what "gemini angues" means for me? I am unfamiliar with the term.

Thank yo ...
 
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