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The Creator God of the Ennead of Heliopolis, who rose out of the Primeval Waters by self-creation. In the Pyramid Texts he is said to be the Primeval Mound from where he created the structured universe. Called "He Who came into being of Himself", or...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Tefnut, meaning moisture like rain, dew and clouds, was according to myth created by the primeval god Atum of the Ennead in Heliopolis together with her brother Shu, air. With them duality started and the sexual cycle was begun. When Atum later was...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Shu is one of the Heliopolitan Ennead. He is the god of sunlight and air, first recorded in the Old Kingdom, where he was responsible for bringing Ra and the king to life every day. Over a millenium later, Akenaten was to continue this tradition, by...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
As one of the Heliopolitan Ennead, Geb is a cosmic deity and the eldest child of Shu. The union of Geb with his twin sister Nut produced the deities of the myth of Isis, Osiris, Set and Horus. As earth-god and presiding judge of the divine tribunal of the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
ISIS and ASET are really two different deities. When the worship of Isis rose, Aset had already been forgotten for hundreds of years, at this time only a small group of priests still knew how to read the hieroglyphs of the temple walls. Isis was more a Roman...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Nebt-Het (Gr: Nephtys) meaning "Mistress of the House", which is a title rather than a name, and the same word as her hieroglyphic sign shown above her head. Also called "Friend of the Dead". Daughter to Geb and Nut of the Heliopolitan...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Set, Seth, Sutek, the second son of Geb and Nut, depicted as either an animal with four legs, a curving snout, long ears and an erect tail, or as a human with an animal´s head. Which kind of animal this was has been subject to much debate. His skin was white...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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Plotinus THE SIX ENNEADS Translated by Stephen Mackenna
THE SIX ENNEADS. Translated by Stephen Mackenna and B. S.
Ennead VI, 4 and 5 in the Works of Saint Augustine -
Ennead VI, 4 and 5 in the Works of Saint Augustine. Introductory. When the late Richard Harder, shortly before his death, called attention to the importance of ...
susan t. rodriguez faia - Ennead Architects
Susan Rodriguez is a founding Partner in Ennead Architects. Recipient of the NYC AIA 2012 Medal of Honor, the studio is known for excellence in the design of ...
Enneads IV.8 On the Descent of the Soul into Bodies

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Met Opera Names Ennead Architects to Redesign Lobby
“We chose Ennead because their ideas seemed most attuned to the original Wallace Harrison plan for an extended lobby,” said Peter Gelb, the Met's general manager, “and because of their successful designs of the recent glass extensions of the Brooklyn ...
Ennead Architects to Design Renovation and Expansion of the Met Opera
Ennead Architects will design the renovation and expansion of the Metropolitan Opera's lobby, it was reported.
Ennead completes Pennsylvania museum wing that cantilevers over the landscape
Ennead Architects has refurbished the museum's existing home – a brick neo-Georgian building encompassing 30,000 square feet (2,790 square metres). It has also created a new 13,280-square-foot (1,230-square-metre) wing that cantilevers over the gently ...
ennead architects renovates the westmoreland museum of american art
new york-based firm ennead architects has completed the renovation and expansion of the westmoreland museum of american art in greensburg, pennsylvania. conceived as a counterpoint to the institution's original neo-georgian structure, the design uses a ...
The Metropolitan Opera House, Home to Massive Marc Chagall Murals, To Renovate
New York's Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will get a new look courtesy of Ennead Architects, reports the New York Times. The project will involve the renovation and expansion of the lobby. Formerly known as Polshek ...

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ennead architects
The partners of Polshek Partnership Architects have renamed their practice Ennead Architects LLP. This event marks the culmination of a gradual transition in ...
Ennead - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ennead (Ancient Greek: ἐννεάς, meaning a collection of nine things) was a group of nine deities in Egyptian mythology. The Ennead were worshipped at ...
Ennead Architects - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ennead Architects LLP is a New York City-based architectural firm. Previously known as Polshek Partnership, the firm's eleven partners renamed their practice in ...
The Ennead - Crystalinks
The Ennead were the nine great Osirian gods: Atum, Shu, Tefnut, Geb, Nut, Osiris , Isis, Set, and A HREF="nephthys.html">Nephthys. The term is also used to ...
Theology and Religion of Ancient Eypt: Ennead of Heliopolis (Iunu)
Ancient Egyptian religion; the Ennead (nine gods) of Heliopolis.

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