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Osiris and the journey to Eternal Life
Osiris, the king of Egypt was beloved by all his people. He taught them to plow the earth, to honor the gods and he gave them laws to live by. But his brother Seth was jealous and plotted against him to become king in his place. Even though his queen, Isis,...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Astrology >> Scorpio
Nut, belonging to the Heliopolitan Ennead was the mistress of all heavenly bodies and was thought to be reaching across the sky from horizon to horizon, touching them with her hands and feet. She was seen as the mother of Re, who swallowed him up every...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Ptah, Peteh, 'South of His Wall', 'The Ancient One', worshipped in Mennefer (Gr: Memphis) already in the early dynastic period, probably at first as the local patron of craftsmanship, his High Priest in Mennefer was titled 'Greatest of the controllers of...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Her name means 'She who causes to breathe' and refers to her power of protecting from, or curing poisonous stings of scorpions and serpents. The reason for this might lie in the fact that those who have been bitten tend to breathe too fast and too shallow...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part I: A Reflection of Heaven
Introduction The Egyptian religion can be seen as a system of thought, a means of structuring the world, and of maintaining it so as to make it possible for Creation to persist. It reflected both life on earth among the humans and life on a higher plane among...
Religions >> Egyptian
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 50
Chapter 50 50:1 And Joseph fell upon his father's face, and wept upon him, and kissed him. 50:2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel. 50:3 And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are...
Old Testament >> Genesis

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Nancy Reagan: Coffin placed in presidential library before funeral
The coffin of former US First Lady Nancy Reagan has been placed in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California for public viewing. Members of the armed services accompanied the hearse as it arrived at the library in the Simi Valley city.
Seizure of news agency is '​​nail in coffin of journalism in Turkey'
“The seizure of the news agency following that of Zaman is another nail in the coffin of journalism in Turkey,” said Yavuz Baydar, founding member of the Platform for Independent Journalism (P24).
The Mind Of Conner Coffin
'Cause Santa Barbara's 22-year-old Conner Coffin has been waiting for this moment — CT qualification — for all his life…Oh, Lord. A moment that, for hundreds of other QS grinders, does not come easily.
Poignant scenes as Vinnie Ryan's tricolour-draped coffin carried to its final
Friends and family members took turns carrying the coffin, which was draped in a tricolour, as they slowly made their way from the Ryan home in Grange Abbey to the Church of the Holy Trinity in Donaghmede today. A major garda security operation was put ...
3000-year-old fingerprints found on ancient Egyptian coffin lid
This finding "bring us closer to the people who made the coffins," the museum said in a statement.

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