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Ra, or Re, originally meaning the heavenly body itself. An early cult center existed at Heliopolis. From Herakhty, which he joined, Ra adopted the falcon head and when he later also coalesced with Atum, Re-Atum became a manifestation of the setting sun. In...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
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
The personification of the basic laws of all existence; the concept of justice, truth, order and balance, without which life is impossible. She is not really a goddess/netjer but rather the principle of these factors. The Egyptians had no difficulties in...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
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

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Egypt's SODIC, Heliopolis Housing to develop 655 acres in east Cairo
SODIC, the country's third largest listed developer, will receive 70 percent of the revenues from the housing unit sales and 69.8 percent from the commercial unit sales, while Heliopolis Housing will receive the rest.
SODIC and Heliopolis Housing sign Contract for Co-development of 655 acres in
Sixth of October Development and Investment Company (SODIC) and Heliopolis Development Housing (Heliopolis Housing) signed the co-development contract for 655 acres in New Heliopolis, East Cairo, according to press statement issued Thursday.
Sodic, Heliopolis to develop big Egypt project
Sodic, one of the region's leading real estate groups, has signed a deal with Heliopolis Housing to jointly develop a major mixed-use project on 655 acres of land in New Heliopolis area of Egypt.
Egypt's Heliopolis Housing board proposes 1.35 Egyptian pound dividend
CAIRO Feb 25 Egypt's Heliopolis Housing said on Thursday its board of directors had proposed a dividend of 1.35 Egyptian pounds ($0.1724) per share for profits made in the first half of the 2015-16 financial year.
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It was the early 2000s when Reginaldo José Gonçalves received a visit from a policeman during the broadcast of his rap program on Radio Heliópolis, a community radio station on the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazil.

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