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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: New Kingdom
New Kingdom (ca 1580 -1085 bc.) The Hyksos people The so called 'Hyksos' invasion, which was most likely composed of several small groups of different people infiltrating the delta during the 13th Dynasty, meant the end of the Middle Kingdom. The Hyksos...
Religions >> Egyptian

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The Green Man's journey from Nazi to sweetcorn salesman
Visually, what these Bacchic offshoots have in common are extruded leaves, rude poking tongues and other fertility cult atavisms. In a spirit of subversion, Lyon decides to start her own neo-pagan swingers' club near her home in (where else?) Hay-on-Wye.
Beads Found in 3400-year-old Nordic Graves Were Made by King Tut's Glassmaker
In Ancient Egypt, blue was more specifically associated with life and rebirth, and represented (the fertility of) the Nile, the heavens, and also the primeval waters from which the sun, Ra, was born or created.
The Remarkable Persistence of the Green Man
Lyon, who lives in rural Wales, describes her own attempt to “revive” a theoretical cult of pagan fertility symbols inspired by the Green Man of her local church. She decides to propagate a sex cult in his honor.
The Christian History of “Pagan” Easter
My favorite was a screenshot on March 6 of a white board explaining that “Easter is a pagan conspiracy” originating in the Middle Eastern cult of Ishtar and the ancient Babylonian empire .
Objects reveal life as it once was
Little is now known about the beliefs and practices of the cult but several monumental sculptures have survived. Here Mithras pierces a bull's neck, while a dog and a snake drink its blood.

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