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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...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Astrological Emphasis: Aquarius, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Aquarius: January, 21st- February, 19th. This article applies to Aquarians during 2001. General Those born under the sign of Aquarius are characterised by their great passion for mystery and prove to have a fighting spirit in...
Astrology >> Aquarius
Astrological Emphasis: Pisces, 2001
General | Love | Work | Health Pisces: February, 21st - March, 20th. This article applies to Pisceans during 2001. General Pisces is the twelfth sign of the Zodiac, astrologically dominated by Jupiter and Neptune, exalted by the Moon and with Mercury in exile....
Astrology >> Pisces
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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

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'Gods of Egypt' review: Mortals combat deities, audience loses
The rest of "Gods of Egypt" relays how Horus gets his orbs and his kingdom back. This he accomplishes with the help of lowly but plucky pickpocket Bek, played by Aussie Brenton Thwaites, who seems to have wandered over from a predynastic period version ...
Damning Study Finds a 'Whitewashed' Hollywood
The following is from the British museum: In the Predynastic period, during the 4th and 5th millennia B.C.E, the Egyptian and Nubian identities still shared many common traits derived from a common ancestry.
Egypt Civilization Announced, Screens and Video
Clarus Victoria has released a trailer and twelve pics for Egypt Civilization, a turn-based strategy based on the history of Ancient Egypt.
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Archaeologists Uncover Rare Egyptian Funerary Boat Near Pyramid
The practice of burying wooden boats alongside the tombs of Egyptian royals began in the Early Dynastic Period, just after the reunification of upper and lower Egypt around 3100 B.C. Egyptologists still debate the exact significance of the boat burials.

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