Ra the Mighty

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Author: A. B. Greenfield

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780823440276

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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In ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh's pampered cat Ra and his scarab-beetle sidekick question the royal palace's animal inhabitants, solve a crime, and exonerate a servant girl falsely accused of theft.

The History of Africa

The Quest for Eternal Harmony

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Author: Molefi Kete Asante

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135013489

Category: History

Page: 418

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There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own perspectives. The History of Africa redresses this by letting the perspectives of Africans themselves take center stage. Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day—using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have escaped the writing of African history in the West. The new edition includes information on the Arab Spring, the rise of FrancAfrica, the presence of the Chinese in Africa, and the birth of South Sudan. The chapters go up to the present day, addressing US President Barack Obama's policies toward Africa. A new companion website provides students and scholars of Africa with access to a wealth of supporting resources for each chapter, including images, video and audio clips, and links to sites for further research. This straightforward, illustrated, and factual text allows the reader to access the major developments, personalities, and events on the African continent. This groundbreaking survey is an indispensable guide to African history.

Opening the Eye Within

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Author: Beverley Piper Leon

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469120623

Category: Poetry

Page: 70

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Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginners

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Author: E. A. Wallis Budge

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486143562

Category: History

Page: 593

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DIV20 Egyptian texts — c. 2400 BC to 250 BC — printed in hieroglyphics together with transliterations and a complete vocabulary. "The Tale of Two Brothers," "The Possessed Princess of Bekhten," more. /div

The Mysteries of Egypt

Secret Rites and Traditions

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Author: Lewis Spence

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486443698

Category: History

Page: 285

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Classic compilation covers funerary rituals intended to help equip departed souls for a higher, more exalted spiritual existence; transmigration of the soul; and the rites of rebirth. 16 illustrations.

Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legends

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Author: Lewis Spence

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131343

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

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Superb, in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, numerous deities, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, other fascinating topics. Includes over 50 photographs and illustrations.

Pharaoh's Missiles

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Author: Donald P. Mackintosh

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477160337

Category: Fiction

Page: 247

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The Egyptian Book of the Dead

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Author: John Romer

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141918152

Category: History

Page: 992

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The Book of the Dead is a unique collection of funerary texts from a wide variety of sources, dating from the fifteenth to the fourth century BC. Consisting of spells, prayers and incantations, each section contains the words of power to overcome obstacles in the afterlife. The papyruses were often left in sarcophagi for the dead to use as passports on their journey from burial, and were full of advice about the ferrymen, gods and kings they would meet on the way. Offering valuable insights into ancient Egypt, The Book of the Dead has also inspired fascination with the occult and the afterlife in recent years.

Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

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Author: E. A. Wallis Budge

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486140563

Category: History

Page: 256

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Budge gives the history of hieroglyphic writing, its evolution into hieratic and demotic scripts, and the fascinating tale of its decipherment by Young, Champollion, Åkerblad, and others.

The Collection

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Author: Chris Monaghan

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479707295

Category: Fiction

Page: 214

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When an attempt is made to restart the particle accelerator at Geneva during August of 2015, a major disaster occurs. Scientists, who had gathered in Dublin, found they were being called upon to solve a potential catastrophe. While six personnel were the process of repairing the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) a void of accelerated mass is created, trapping the team inside. There seems little hope of survival. In fact, they have not gone anywhere. They now existed in a massless light spectrum beyond which normal vision is not possible. By rights they all should be dead, crushed by the repressurisation of the LHC. They soon realise changes are affecting their personalities as they are bombarded by an onslaught of highly charged protons, causing actual places and events from the past come to life. Bryce, our hero, recognises that Ellen, Bryces love interest, can successfully use Mind Travel techniques to move through time and space. The team, using this same power, focus on a particular element from the periodic table, to literally move from place to place. The team move from place to place until they end up in nineteenth century New Zealand and discover a Maori warrior chief with a recognisable pendant around his neck. It indicates the various experiments being conducted in Geneva in 2015. Upon retrieving the pendant they set off on their mission to regain the other remaining symbols indicated on the pendant. The next item is an electrum necklace located near Queen Hatshepsuts Mortuary Temple. Bryce manages to steal this whilst Hatshepsut and Senenmut make love in his tomb. In the skirmish that follows Jason, Bryces best friend, is wounded by an Egyptian spear. They manage to escape by casting Senenmuts monetary offerings into the air of the Temple of Amun. The team travel to the Rome of Augustus, where they collect the original Res Gestae divi Augustae from the Temple of Vesta. This is to fulfil the next experiment on the Maori pendant. This collection goes relatively smoothly, despite a confrontation Ellen has with some Praetorian Guards. The collection of the death mask of the first wanax (King) from beneath the Lions Gate at Mycenae becomes problematic. John defeats the king, but they now bay for his blood. He manages to escape with the wounded Ellen only to be picked up by a shuttle from Fermilab in California. After a fortunate earthquake at Mycenae, the original team are given the job of reconstructing the damaged Cyclopean wall. The Fermilab shuttle reappears with John aboard. The original team find out from him that three years have elapsed within the period of the day he was absent. With the death mask collected and on aboard the Fermilab rescue team departs but, in doing so, Jason is wounded once again. In the process of collecting the original gold Phaistos disc from Crete, Bryce has a sexual encounter with a princess. Despite his shyness and lack of experience, it was a necessary price to pay to retrieve the last item on the pendant. The collecting process is becoming more of a test of survival. John, Affan and Babette, are all seriously wounded during their time at Pozieres and their Fermilab shuttle is also damaged. They are helped by Ray Palmer, but it is only the beginning of their problems. With LHC and Fermilab now working together they discover that an international espionage group is operating out of the Fermilab site. There has been a security breech and a serious infiltration at the highest levels of the Fermilab management. Billions of dollars in contributions had already been syphoned off. This group had also replaced key personnel with doubles as they are systematically eliminated. It is up to Bryce to put an end to their plan.

Osiris

The Atlantean Exodus Beginnings of a New Civilisation

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Author: D Ysenef

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595267890

Category: Fiction

Page: 254

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The Grand Master Priests of the Holy Temple Mount have the responsibility to establish colonies across the oceans in the Great Western and Eastern Lands, for the purpose of relocating and accommodating the citizens of Atlantis prior to the day of the deluge.

A Companion to World War II

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Author: Thomas W. Zeiler,Daniel M. DuBois

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118325052

Category: History

Page: 1064

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A Companion to World War II brings together a series offresh academic perspectives on World War II, exploring the manycultural, social, and political contexts of the war. Essay topicsrange from American anti-Semitism to the experiences ofFrench-African soldiers, providing nearly 60 new contributions tothe genre arranged across two comprehensive volumes. A collection of original historiographic essays that includecutting-edge research Analyzes the roles of neutral nations during the war Examines the war from the bottom up through the experiences ofdifferent social classes Covers the causes, key battles, and consequences of thewar

The Mighty Alice

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Author: Richard Thompson

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449410480

Category: Humor

Page: 128

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Cul de Sac is a lighthearted comic strip about the suburban life of a precocious preschooler named Alice Otterloop. Richard Thompson's wonderful watercolor and fun, imaginative drawings have garnered the attention of highly acclaimed illustrators all over the world, including Bill Watterson and Mo Willems, who have each written a foreword for his first two collections.

The Inner Guide to Egypt

A Mystical Journey Through Time & Consciousness

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Author: Alan Richardson,B Walker-John

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738723444

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 216

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Step into the mystical Henu Boat of exploration and begin a spiritual journey into Inner Egypt through astral travel techniques. This unique book guides you on a powerful self-initiation into the Egyptian Mysteries. As you travel along a river of inner consciousness symbolized by the Nile, you will visit sacred sites and see how each is linked to psychological and physiological aspects within. Bring Ancient Egyptian traditions to life and infuse your soul with the potent energies of the gods through guided meditation, creative visualization, and other spiritually enriching techniques. Discover the dreamlike beauty and ageless wisdom of this magical land-and discover the divinity in yourself-as you learn about: The Great Pyramids • Hieroglyphs Burial rites • Ka and Ba, the Egyptian concept of soul Isis, Thoth, Osiris, and other deities Your journey is about to begin. The heart of Ancient Egypt, and your higher self, await you . . .

The God with Moral Fault

(Perspectives on Jewish Hermeneutics and Theology)

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Author: John W. McGinley

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595602126

Category: Religion

Page: 130

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In the timeless time of eternity, does God have a pre-history? What was God "before" (so to speak) God became GOD? Was there some terrible mistake involving culpability? If so, how did this God of pre-history handle His mistake? Availing himself of certain currents found in Scripture and in classical Rabbinic sources, the author makes the case that God is a being with moral fault. The author argues that how God handled His mistake was the process which allowed God to become the celebrated: THE GREAT THE MIGHTY THE TERRIBLE GOD who remains steadfast to his covenant and loving bond. [Nehemiah 9:32] And it all started with Noah: But Noah found grace/favor in the eyes of Hashem. [Genesis 6:8]

Ricky Ricotta 3: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs The Voodoo Vultures from Venus

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Author: Dav Pilkey

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407143433

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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From the creator of CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, comes this out-of-this-world friendship adventure - now in full colour. In the third title in the Ricky Ricotta series, Ricky and his best friend, a giant flying Robot, save the world from Victor Von Vulture and his vicious Voodoo Vultures from Venus.

Legends of the Gods The Egyptian Texts, edited with Translations

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Author: E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir Budge

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3842496044

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

Hunter's Moon

The Garden

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Author: Immortal Dracula

Publisher: Kalorama Books

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 446

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The life of count Dracula told unlikely any story before. Find out who is really is. Find out how he came to be. Finally understand how this curse was place upon him. His bloodlust goes far deeper than you can imagine. Take a journey through the eyes of the vampire king. Outcast by an unforgivable sin I wish I didn't commit. I was left with a mark that made me immortal. Forced out by the ones I loved I embarked on a long journey. Camping out in the wilderness I found a home and a new family. Longing for the touch of another human being I pushed myself forward. Leaving behind a different but another family I traveled from village to village. In one of the villages I found a love of a lifetime. But being immortal I'm cursed to live forever while everyone else around me dies. With a broken heart I wondered the desert for years until I found the city of sand. Egyptian is what they called it I pretend to be a king to live free in this land. I was capture by the real king to find it was my destiny to be here. From the first to the last pharaoh I played a part in their lives. In this game of thrones I got caught up in the war of land and kingdoms. On the side of the loser but still we fought well. My role in the kingdom led me to find the Holy Grail. Upon finding this Holy Grail I let myself get the better of me and placed a curse upon it. That is the day I will always regret, it is now the reason I am a vampire.