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- The Concept of Sarasvati
- In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
- King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 7
- Chapter 7 7:1 And the LORD said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet. 7:2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee: and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of Israel...
Old Testament >> Exodus
- 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
- The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
- Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
- King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 41
- Chapter 41 41:1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. 41:2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow. 41:3 And, behold,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
- 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
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- Egypt and the Hydro-Politics of the Blue Nile River
- its vo l u m e. The arithmetic of the waters of the Blue Nile River is, there- . Nile an Egyptian river by annexing to Egypt all the geographical areas of the basin.
- Facts about the Nile River Basin Countries: Tanzania - Rwanda
- NILE RIVER BASIN. The Nile River gets its water from three catchments : 1- The Plateau of Equatorial lakes. 2- Bahr EL Ghazal.
- The Nile River and Egyptian Foreign Policy Interests
- entirely on the Nile River to supply her need for fresh waters.
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- Students learn about West Nile virus
- Sims began the presentation with a history lesson about the virus, which was first identified in 1937 on the west side of the Nile River and therefore given the name it still goes by.
- Photos: Nile River and Delta As Seen at Night From The International Space Station
- The Nile River Delta and part of the Mediterranean Sea can be seen in this night time photo captured by one of the Expedition 28 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying at an altitude of approximately 220 miles.
- Egypt ready for talks on Nile water sharing
- Egypt is willing to negotiate with other countries sharing the Nile River on the water use. The Egyptian ambassador to Tanzania, Dr Magdy Hefny, said yesterday here that trading blame on the use of the river's water would not solve the problem.
- Meles to hold talks with Egypt rulers over Nile
- Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is set to visit Egypt in mid September to discuss the sharing of water from the Nile River by different countries.
Suggested Web Resources
- The Nile River
- Everything you wanted to know about The Nile River in Egypt.
- The Nile River
- Aug 28, 2011 Tour Egypt presents information about the Nile river.
- Facts about the River Nile for Kids
- In Egypt, the River Nile creates a fertile green valley across the desert. It was by the banks of the river that one of the oldest civilizations in the world began.
- River Nile Facts
- The Nile is famous as the longest river in the world. The river got its name from the Greek word Neilos, which means valley.