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November 14, 2019, 8:55 am UTC    
October 29, 2019 07:41AM
Cladking: “"Re" was also "khepri", of course, which Egyptologists take as the midday sun, I believe.”

“The Sun was the original and daily source of all life: his appearance at the creation and at every sunrise thereafter made life possible in the world. Newly born at dawn, he was often called xprr “Beetle” by analogy to the verb xpr “come into existence” or “evolve”; from the latter root he was also known as xprj “Evolver.” Ruling over the universe by day, the Sun was identified with Horus, the god of kingship; at sunset he was seen as Atum, the oldest of all the gods. The Sun’s daily movement through the sky was viewed as a journey from birth to death, and his rebirth at dawn was made possible through Osiris, the force of new life.” (J.P. Allen 2005: 8)

Chris
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