Tag Archives: Egyptian

And Speaking of the Dog Star: Sirius

I have been negligent: I’ve known about the double star Sirius for more than 40 years but never thought to share that knowledge with anyone else. Hopefully, this post will correct that oversight. The Dogon people in Mali, West Africa, … Continue reading

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Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa

Just so we don’t skip by yesterday‘s post and not mention St. Teresa of Ávila, here’s the coat of arms for the order she founded. Isn’t it great how divergent thoughts link up?

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Kingmaker: the Throne Behind the Power

ꜣst: the Throne (Egyptian alphabet) Isis is represented in the Egyptian alphabet by the image of a throne (see it on top of her head, above). The pronunciation of her name is equivalent to ‘aisé’. This could be where we … Continue reading

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Exactly Who was Isis: Horus’ Mother?

Isis, Wife and Sister of Osiris Isis is a goddess in Egyptian mythology. She was the sister and wife of Osiris, and they had a son named Horus. As goddess of life and magic, Isis protected women and children, and … Continue reading

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Just a Love-Sick Roman Soldier

Mark Antony (January 14, 83 BCE – August 10, 30 BCE) In my opinion, this individual‘s reputation has not been served very well by history. As always the victor’s version of events is what gets written down for succeeding generations. … Continue reading

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Last Queen of the Nile

Cleopatra VII (November 2, 70 BCE – August 10, 30 BCE) For some reason, this woman is the most popular person in history to have people claim as a previous life. It makes me wonder if her spirit was so … Continue reading

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