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abode Abydos Akerblad Amenhotep II Amon ancient Egypt Anubis Book Brugsch called Chabas Champollion chapter character Christian coffin Coptic Dead deceased deity Dendera derived divine doctrine Eameses earth Egyp Egyptian language Egyptian religion Egyptian texts Egyptian word eighteenth dynasty eleventh dynasty Eoman Eouge evidence existence expressed father feast funereal genius goddess gods Greek hath Hathor heart heaven Hebrew Heliopolis hieratic hieroglyphic Horus hymns Indo-European inscriptions Isis king language legend Lepsius living Lord Maat manuscripts Mariette Maxims of Ptahhotep meaning monuments mother Museum myth mythology nature Nephthys nether world Nile notion nutar nutra Osiris papyrus period person prayers Ptah Ptolemy Pyramids quoted reign religious represented royal sacred says scholars Semitic Seti signifies soul sovereign speak sun-god symbol tablet Tefnut Tehutimes temple Thebes thine things thou art thou hast thy name tion tombs translated verb worship writing written
Page 99 - And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the LORD: and I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.
Page 74 - The works of charity are commonly spoken of in terms which are principally derived from the Book of the Dead. " Doing that which is Eight and hating that which is Wrong, I was bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, a refuge to him that was in want ; that which I did to him, the great God hath done to...
Page 55 - TRANSACTIONS OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ORIENTALISTS. Held in London in September 1874. Edited by Robert K. Douglas, Hon.
Page 103 - is not far from any one of us, for in Him we live and move and have our being...
Page 217 - Each god is to the mind of the supplicant as good as all the gods. He is felt, at the time, as a real divinity — as supreme and absolute, in spite of the necessary limitations which, to our mind, a plurality of gods must entail on every single god.
Page 69 - ... more than two cubits, and as it is shown to the guests in rotation, the bearer exclaims, " Cast your eyes on this figure : after death you yourself will resemble it; drink then, and be happy.
Page 243 - La mort a des rigueurs à nulle autre pareilles ; On a beau la prier, La cruelle qu'elle est se bouche les oreilles, Et nous laisse crier. Le pauvre en sa cabane, où le chaume le couvre, Est sujet à ses lois; Et la garde qui veille aux barrières du Louvre N'en défend point nos Rois. De murmurer contre elle et perdre patience II est mal à propos ; Vouloir ce que Dieu veut est la seule science Qui nous met en repos.
Page 241 - ... nor moved by anger. And here if any one thinks proper to call the sea Neptune and corn Ceres and chooses rather to misuse the name of Bacchus than to utter the term that belongs to that liquor, let us allow him to declare that the earth is mother of the gods, if he only forbear in earnest to stain his mind with foul religion.