Extracts and comments from three new works entitled Historel 2 :
- Imhotep et Amenhotep (fils de Hapou,) by Dietrich Wildung, professor of egyptology. Munchner Agyptologishche Studien - 1977, Munchen-Berlin.
- Texte des Todtenbuches aus dem alten Reiche - Leipzig, 1864.
- La grande edition du livre des Morts - Naville, Florence 1880
- Le bien et mal moral dans l'Ancienne Egypte - Paris 1954.
- Le livre des Morts, by Paul Barguet, Director of the Institute of Egyptology at University of Lyon II (Cerf).
- Merveilleuse Egypte des pharaons by Alberto Carlo Carpiceci.
- La civilisation egyptienne by Hermann Ranke.
- La Vallee des rois by Alberto Siliotti.
- Les mysteres egyptiens by Lucie Lany.
- Histoire de l'Art Prehistorique: Egypte - Mesopotamie (Larousse SPL).
- Reportages sur l'Egypte (ARD - ZDF)...
and many other sources ......
Our aim is not to copy, nor to reproduce whole texts but to emphasise :
- Egyptian spirituality which spanned THREE THOUSAND YEARS.
- The Egyptian concept of life after life on earth.
- Spiritual transformation in the hereafter and the reward of righteous souls.
Many points are fundamentally similar and even predate those mentioned in the Bible, however this does not mean that the Bible message is without value. On the contrary Egyptian religion is like a mother from which many of our present day religions and beliefs are descended. The Ancient Egyptian books (and particularly those of theOld kingdom) reveal great wisdom, and emphasise human behaviour directed by individual CONSCIENCE in the family and in society.These admirable assessments of souls who qualify as "pure" reveal egyptian society as tolerant, closer to real life, and more concerned with true justice and the constant need to act in truth. In short it constitutes the Search for Perfection which is the basis of all true religion.
The women and young girls were admirable in their semi-nakedness as they moved in society without giving offence and at no risk of provoking unwanted attention. Times have changed and so have men...
Extract from the "Livre du Jour et de la Nuit" from the ceiling of Ramses VI funeral chamber.
The Goddess Nout (the sky) swallows the sun at night and brings it back to life in the morning. Apart from the solar barques.... one can see many souls waiting to go up to heaven by means of symbolic ladders which lead them to the arms of Nout, the Goddess of the sky.
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