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Her name means "Embracing Lady", she was probably of Nubian origin and worshipped in the 1st cataract area. The name of Anuket has been found together with Satis on a great number of inscriptions from quarry expeditions in that area. In later times...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
The great god of the Nile was called Hapi. In sacred art, he was depicted as a man, somewhat overweight to symbolize abundance, and with female breasts to symbolize the river’s fertile properties. He is an ancient god, to the Egyptians as well as modern man,...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Satis, "The Lady of Elephantine" and "She of Sehel (the island)" the giver of water for purification of the deceased, and associated with the inundation. Together with Anuket she was the protectress of the waters of the Nile in the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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conveyed to a wide audience the romance of America's role in the rediscovery ...... the large temple at Abu Simbel it was the sun disk itself that appeared at sun-.
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The Discovery of Other Civilizations / 39. Gliddon's .... left appears the minaret of the mosque of Abu'l- ....
Handal 131, Derr 132, Ellesiya 134, Qasr Ibrim 135, Abu Simbel 140, Gebel Adda, Gebel el Shams and Abahuda Temple 148, Faras 151, Wadi Halfa (Buhen ) ...
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Mar 26, 2014 formally reported here include the rediscovery of Chestnut-bellied ... The discovery of two singing individuals in the village of Abu Simbel in ...

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Why holidays shouldn't be relaxing
We should rediscover self-assertion by squabbling with public officials, rethink our lives by having midnight career crises and play havoc with our romantic lives by dancing with inappropriate people.
Walter Chang quits his job and visits 60 countries around the world
Mr Chang has documented his travels on his Kickstarter page, where he aims to raise $12,000 to produce a book detailing the weird and wonderful memories from his travels. 'Travelling in this manner is really an educational experience and investment in ...
Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist 2015 reveals places you MUST visit
The Temples of Angkor, the Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu have been named as the top-three global must-see spots, according to exploration experts.
Foreign Office reveals the threat of danger in Britons' favourite tourist hotspots
The area to which the FCO advise against all but essential travel does not include the tourist areas along the Nile river (eg Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings) or the Red Sea Resorts of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada.
Religion, Sacrifice, and the Mystery of the Table Rocks in Nabta Playa
Nabta Playa is a remarkable site composed of hundreds of prehistoric tumuli, stelae, and megalithic structures located in the Nubian Desert, approximately 100 kilometers west of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt. They are the result of an advanced urban ...

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Abu Simbel | History Of The Temples Of Ramses II
Abu Simbel was reportedly rediscovered in 1813 by a Swiss scholar, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. History says that, as he was preparing to leave the area of ...
Abu Simbel temples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rediscovery. With the passage of time, the temples fell into disuse and eventually became covered by sand. Already in the 6th ...
Abu Simbel | archaeological site, Egypt |
Aug 27, 2014 ... outside world until their rediscovery in 1813 by the Swiss researcher Johann ... Abu Simbel: Great Temple [Credit: Glen Allison/Getty Images] ...
Abu Simbel: the great temple of Egypt - Lonely Planet
Jul 17, 2010 Read Abu Simbel: the great temple of Egypt. ... and this temple was lost to the world until 1813, when it was accidentally rediscovered by the ...
Abu Simbel - New World Encyclopedia
Rediscovery. With the passing of time, the temples became covered by sand. Already by the sixth century B.

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