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Hapy/Hapi
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
Noah's Ark
The story (or myth? ) of Noah and his ark full of animals is told from the accounts in the Hebraic Bible, from the Christian’s Book of Genesis in the Old Testament Bible and from the Muslim’s Qur’an.
Old Testament >> Genesis
Poetry & Fable >> Fables
Sopdet/Sothis
Sothis was the goddess personifying the dog-star Sirius, the bright appearance of which in the July dawn sky announced the annual flooding of the Nile. The Egyptian name of the goddess was "Sopdet", from which came the Greek Sothis, normally used in...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Pagan Roots of the Bible
"The Bible is the innerrent word of the living God. It is absolutely infallible, without error in all matters pertaining to faith and practice, as well as in areas such as geography, science, history, etc. Jerry Falwell I have heard this assertion...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Christianity >> The Bible
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 7
Chapter 7 7:1 And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation. 7:2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not...
Old Testament >> Genesis

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Nile flood discharge during the Medieval Climate Anomaly
Floodplains: Don't Mess with Mother Nature
collects the Nile flood and releases its waters gradually to enable farmers to irrigate their crops year-round.
Revolt on the Nile: Economic Shocks, Religion and Political Power
Aug 15, 2011 investigate this question using over 700 years of Nile flood data.
MEMOIRS OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY VOL. I
help of long-series data, and we have first to llnd a series for tl1e Nile. flood. Aswan After a high Nile flood the N.
THE GREAT NILE FLOODS OF 1998 AND 1999 ; SUCESSFUL
In 1995,in a paper on long range forecasting of Nile floods , the first author the 1997 Nile flood will be low while the 1998 Nile flood will be destructive.

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Climate change in ancient Egypt
By Matthew Kahn, Guest blogger / October 4, 2011 Some academics theorize that ancient Egyptian farmers had to adapt to climate change, relying on the Nile flood for water where they used to be able to depend on rainfall.

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Flooding of the Nile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Flooding of the Nile (Arabic: عيد وفاء النيل‎) has been an important natural cycle in Egypt since ancient times.
The Annual Nile River Flood
Why does this river flood? Rains in Africa, especially rains from the Ethiopian Highlands, and melting snow caused the Nile River to flood.
Egypt: The Nile Inundation
Until the Aswan High Dam was built, Egypt received a yearly inundation - an annual flood - of the Nile.
Saudi Aramco World : The Last Nile Flood
The greatest natural event in Egypt—the annual flooding of the Nile—ended when the Aswan High Dam was sealed in 1964.
Flooding Along the Nile River : Image of the Day

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