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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...
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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...
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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
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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...
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Preliminary Program rev
Orphic cult. Chair: ROGER BECK, Erindale College, University of. Toronto.
Orphism and Grafitti from Olbia
Dionysiac-Orphic cult in Olbia, which extends significantly our knowledge about geographical spread of Orphism in that period.
Orphic-Dionysian Religiousness: To the Interpretation of the
-Music (cf. the Orphic cult beginning 7th Century BC). -Learning and Wisdom (cf Apollonian cult).
The truth about Speaking in Tongues - http://www
the lesser known Dionysian, Eulusinian, and Orphic cults cradled in Macedonia, Thrace and Greece. Another indication comes from Lucian of Samosata (A.D.

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New Revelations: Tenant of Amphipolis Tomb is A Member of The Royal
The scenes are linked with the cults of the underworld, the Orphic cult-descent into Hades and the Dionysian rites. The leader of the Macedons was always the archpriest of these cults.

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Orphism (religion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orphic Mysteries and Dionysiac Ritual.” Greek Mysteries: the Archaeology and Ritual of Ancient Greek Secret Cults. Ed.
Orpheus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orphic Mysteries - Timeless Myths
Pagan Regeneration: Chapter IV: Orphic Reform
The list of classical witnesses to the Orphic cult is headed by the name of Pindar.

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