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The Egyptian Cosmic Religion
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The Genesis

No understanding of the Ancient Egyptian civilization is complete without an appreciation of it’s religious concepts. The Egyptian cosmic religion was fundamental to the world-view of these ancients. You can begin to learn about Egyptian monotheism and polytheism by reading a short excerpt from our book, Egyptian Divinities: The All Who Are THE ONE. Egyptian Cosmology. You would also enjoy our book, The Animated Universe. Want to discuss the Ancient Egyptian religion? Start a topic in one of the forums or subforums.

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Animal Symbolism

Egyptians’ careful observations and profound knowledge of the natural world enabled them to identify certain animals with specific qualities that could symbolize certain divine functions and principles in a particularly pure and striking fashion. Have a look at our article on the subject.

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Egyptian Divinities

According to Egyptian philosophy, though all creation is spiritual in origin, man is born mortal but contains within himself the seed of the divine. For background reading, see our article on the subject.

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Ancient Egypt and the Bible
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Moses and Akhenaton

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The Way of Horus/Christ

The Biblical gospels attribute statements to Jesus declaring who he is as “the light” and “the life.” Ancient Egyptian tales of Horus define him in remarkably similar terms. Likewise, Ancient Egyptian accounts of Horus depict him as a mediator and a “son of god” (Osiris), living among common men. Want to know more about such religious archetypes begun in Ancient Egypt? Have a look at an excerpt from one of our books. And feel free to enter into a discussion about this subject by starting a topic in a subforum.

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Antiquities, Land and Peoples of Egypt
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The Actual Incredible Remote Age of Ancient Egypt

It’s hard to imagine how long ago the Ancient Egyptian civilization took root. Despite Western religious claims that human life began about 5,000 years ago, we show in an article that Egyptian civilization emerged closer to 36,000 years ago.

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The Two Lands

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Egyptian Architecture
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The Function/Objective of the Temple

Ancient Egyptian temples were splendid architectural achievements. But did you know that their purpose was different from that of more modern religious edifices? For instance, those temples were not places of public worship. Instead they were reserved for the King or his designated substitute. You can find out more in an excerpt from our book Ancient Egyptian Architecture. And you’re welcome to leave a question as a topic or post.

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Egyptian Musical Heritage
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An overview of the Egyptian Musical Heritage

The music of Ancient Egypt was remarkably advanced. Their skills, instruments, and musical system influenced the entire known world at that time…and even after the Pharaonic Era. You can learn more from an article on this website, which was taken from our book on the subject. You’re invited to leave a topic or post.

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Egyptian Ideograms
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The Three Roles of Each Egyptian Hieroglyphic Image

Have you ever wondered how the Egyptian hieroglyphics were devised and organized? In a nutshell, they are divided into three roles: imitative, figurative, and allegorical. You can find out more in our article on this subject, which is a chapter from our book on the subject. After you’ve read the article, you might have questions or comments. Feel free to leave yours below.

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The Social and Political System
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The Pharaoh ‘s Role – The Master Servant

Unlike Hollywood's depiction of the pharaoh as a wealthy tyrant, the ancient Egyptian pharoah lived in humble and tightly controlled circumstances because of his special relationship between the physical world and the supernatural or metaphysical realm. You can learn more about the pharaoh's role as the "master servant" in this article.

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The Dual Overseeing/Administration System

Modern systems of government, with their divisions of responsibilities between a powerful individual and various councils, had precursors in ancient Egyptian civilization. Consider the United Kingdom, with a monarch, a prime minister and a parliament. In ancient Egypt, these roles had similar divisions, with a pharaoh, a governor, and a council of elders for administration. For more insight into these similarities, see this article on this website.

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The Learned Ancient Egyptians
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“Arabic”: The Stolen Egyptian Language

The "Arabic" language was not just a natural outgrowth of the Egyptian language. There were religious and political forces at play in its appropriation. For a little background, read our article on the subject.

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The Egyptian Alphabetical Form of Writing

Most modern Western scholars affirm, explicitly and implicitly, that the Ancient Egyptian alphabet (and language) is the oldest source in the world. You can begin to explore this subject with our article.

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Mathematics and Numerology

In the animated world of Ancient Egypt, numbers did not simply designate quantities but instead were considered to be concrete definitions of energetic formative principles of nature. The Egyptians called these energetic principles neteru (gods, goddesses). Learn some background on this subject from our article.

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Astronomical Consciousness

One example of advanced learning in ancient Egypt is the use of astronomy to help regulate human activities. Ancient Greeks and even Johannes Kepler ascribed the underpinnings of their astronomical advances to beginnings in ancient Egypt. You can find out more in our article, which is part of a book on the subject of ancient Egyptian cosmology.

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The Vibrant Ancient Egyptian Economy
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Egyptian Ships and The High Seas

One feature of the ancient Egyptian culture that brought prosperity to the economy was the advanced use of ships for commerce throughout the (then) known world. In addition to rowing vessels, large sailing ships plied the open seas to reach ports in Europe, Africa and Asia. You can find out more in this article on this website.

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