Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt - download pdf or read online

By John Anthony West

ISBN-10: 0835606910

ISBN-13: 9780835606912

John Anthony West's progressive reinterpretation of the civilization of Egypt demanding situations all that has been authorised as dogma touching on historic Egypt. during this pioneering research West files that: Hieroglyphs hold airtight messages that show the subtler realities of the Sacred technological know-how of the Pharaohs. Egyptian technological know-how, drugs, arithmetic, and astronomy have been extra refined than newest Egyptologists recognize. Egyptian wisdom of the universe used to be a legacy from a hugely refined civilization that flourished millions of years in the past. the nice Sphinx represents geological evidence that this sort of civilization existed. This revised variation incorporates a new advent linking Egyptian religious technology with the perennial knowledge culture and an appendix updating West's paintings in redating the Sphinx. Illustrated with over one hundred forty pictures and line drawings.

Show description

Read Online or Download Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt PDF

Best egypt books

Tutankhamun: Egypt's Most Famous Pharaoh by Bill Price PDF

In 1922 Howard Carter exposed what's nonetheless considered as the main extraordinary archaeological discovery ever made. Tutankhamun's tomb had remained hidden within the Valley of the Kings for greater than 3000 years and its discovery brought on a media sensation, raising the formerly little-known Egyptian Pharaoh into the placement of a world star.

New PDF release: No God but God: Egypt and the Triumph of Islam

Western media has constantly interested in the extremes of Islam, overlooking a quiet but pervasive reasonable non secular flow that's at the moment reworking the kingdom of Egypt. Drawing on enormous quantities of interviews, No God yet God opens up formerly inaccessible segments of Egyptian society to demonstrate the deep penetration of "Popular Islamic" effect.

New PDF release: An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

This student-friendly creation to the archaeology of historic Egypt courses readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman classes, and has now been up-to-date to incorporate fresh discoveries and new illustrations. • Superbly illustrated with images, maps, and placement plans, with extra illustrations during this new version • Organized  into eleven chapters, masking: the historical past of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology; prehistoric and pharaonic chronology and the traditional Egyptian language; geography, assets, and surroundings; and 7 chapters equipped chronologically and dedicated to particular archaeological websites and proof • Includes sections on salient themes akin to the developing the nice Pyramid at Giza and the method of mummification

Extra info for Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt

Example text

The curious, slanting passageways could not possibly be less conducive to the elaborate funerary rituals for which Egypt was famed. The stark interiors of the 'tomb chambers' stand in vivid contrast to the lavishly inscribed and carved chambers of later Egypt. In addition, the eight great pyramids are believed to have been built over the reigns of three pharaohs (though this is disputed due to the lack of direct evidence attributing these pyramids to specific pharaohs). In any case, it works out at more than one great pyramid per pharaoh, inviting speculation of multiple burials for a king.

The stage was set for the next great step in the development of human society, the creation of the state. The pyramid was going to provide the means of achieving it. Once it is realised that the main object of pyramid construction was a work programme leading to a new social order, the religious meaning and ritual importance of the pyramids recede into the background. If anything these man­ made mountains are a monument to the progress of man into a new pattern of life, the national state, which was to become his social home for the next 5000 years.

Broughton Letters to the Editor The New Scientist, Nov. 11, 1976, p. 355 Dr. , p. 208) when he says 'All biologists nowadays believe in Darwin's theory'). There is a sizable minority of equally qualified biologists who reject the theory outright. In the VS, lor example, several hundred voting members of the Creation Research Society, who must have at least a MSc, and include many biologists, prefer the Genesis account on scientific grounds. The New Scientist, July 29, 1976, p. 225 The greatest steps in evolution are also the least understood, since the complexities of developing, say, photosynthesis or warm­bloodedness go beyond today's simple mathematical models.

Download PDF sample

Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt by John Anthony West


by Michael
4.0

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 43 votes

About the Author

admin