THE RELIGION AND GODS OF EGYPT. The religion of the ancient Egyptians is
one of the most difficult problems of Egyptology, and though a great deal has
been written about it during the last few years, and many difficulties have been ...
Author: Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
The destruction of the church followed that of the religious communities on the
Nile , when the Turks became masters . Cleopatra and her son are again
represented upon the walls of this temple , but not so well displayed as at
Author: Frederick William Fairholt
Publisher: London : Chapman and Hall
Oddly enough, no trace remains of the superstructure of these rooms; perhaps
they connected to the terrace above through a shaftlike opening. The outline of
the temenos was preserved and defined the western part of the religious precinct.
Author: Charles Bonnet
Publisher: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures
second epoch in the history of the religions of the Valley of the Nile . " -
VISCOUNT E. DE ROUGÉ . Translated from Notice Som . maire des Monuments
Egyptiens du Louvre . Paris : 1873 , p . 120 . That the religion , whether based on
a solar ...
Author: Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards
They then accepted the early Christianity , as the Abyssinians did , and had , for
hundreds of years , opportunity of Christian worship , when there were Christian
churches all along the Nile from Alexander to Meroë , and holy hermits in every ...
Author: Charles Dudley Warner
158 FAILURE OF THE RELIGIOUS ARGUMENT . [ CHAP . VI . Some men have
no children , and some grains perish without fruit ; then all are ended . ” I was
obliged to change the subject of conversation . In this wild naked savage there
Author: Sir Samuel White Baker
Category: Albert Nyanza
RELIGION OF THE EGYPTIANS . 193 tends to deepen it , to convince him that he
is gazing upon the works of a great and thoughtful people , whose “ wisdom ” was
proverbial in the most ancient times . Like the old pilgrims of Greece , who ...
Author: William Henry Bartlett
FAILURE OF THE RELIGIOUS ARGUMENT . 235 Some men have no children ,
and some grains perish without fruit ; then all are ended . " I was obliged to
change the subject of conversation . In this wild naked savage there was not
even a ...
Author: Samuel White Baker
They speak the language , and profess the faith of the Egyptians -nay , like Hadji
Hamed , the long cook of the Ibis , they perform the pilgrimage to Mecca for the
solace of their own souls and bodies , or those of some accompanying ascetic .
Author: George William Curtis
By the religious edifices of Greece a train of impressions , in many respects
different , was produced ; for in those the object which architecture proposed to
itself appears to have been the present enjoyment arising from the contemplation
Author: James Augustus St. John
Nyobe was the symbol of the Nile ; whose fourteen children show that the water
of the Nile rose fourteen cubits above the land , which being dried up by the rays
of the sun , it was said that Apollo , that is , the sun , slew the fourteen children ...
Author: John FELLOWS (A.M., of New York.)
of this bird met with in tombs , there are the assertions of the ancient historians to
prove that it wandered about unmolested in towns and over the country , and was
common in Egypt up to the first and second centuries of the Christian era , and ...
Author: Andrew Leith Adams
He , however , left behind him two young Christian men , called by the
Abyssinians ( according to Ludolphus * ) Fremonatum and Sydracum , who being
taken before the king of Abyssinia , were received into great favour , and when
the king ...
Author: Emilius Albert De Cosson
Category: Blue Nile River (Ethiopia and Sudan)
Being , in the last years of his life , left without one soldier to draw his sword for
the Catholic cause , he kept his religion , and abandoned his crown ; and having
been , it should seein , for some time convinced that the government of the
Author: James Bruce (the Traveller.)
Wherever , on the banks of the Nile , irrigation is practised , and the little rivers
run about the plants , and are sent out unto all the trees of the field , the wonderful
luxuriance of the irrigation may well astonish a European : and the sickly green ...
Author: Alexander Keith
I cite his words : " Mr . Leonard Horner sagaciously discerned the value of the
phenomena of the annual sedimentary deposits of the Nile in Egypt as a test of
the lapse of time during which that most recent and still operating geological
Author: Robert Aspland
The poor and oppressed take much more willingly to the Christian faith , than a
vain , confident people . The former have both had for ages a religion , and one to
which they were much attached . Besides their numerous moral precepts , the ...
Author: John Patrick Briggs