Tag: Egyptology

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Battle of Kadesh

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Battle of Kadesh

In this episode of Ancient Egyptian Literature, we are delving into the Battle of Kadesh, a monumental military action between Rameses the Great and the Hittites. Two versions of this story appear in ancient Egypt. The first, the official report, also called the bulletin, with 

Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Calendar

Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Calendar

In the introduction to the ancient Egyptian calendar you discover the several calendars utilized by the ancient Egyptians and what celestial or seasonal events synchronize them. Topics covered include the lunar, solar, celestial and regnal calendars, as well as the so-called horoscope calendar of lucky 

Par Madja’t House of Books Episode 1

Par Madja’t House of Books Episode 1

This episode reviews the book Fighting Pharaohs: Weapons and Warfare in Ancient Egypt, the journal article Notes on the Opening of the Mouth by T. J. C. Baly, and Research on the Web Giza Digital Library: The Giza Mastabas Series. Find the journal article in full at the Par Madja’t – House of books at https://www.reconstructingancientegypt.org/houseofbooks/documents/notes-on-the-ritual-of-opening-the-mouth-by-t-j-c-baly/

Gods of Ancient Egypt – Hwt Har – Hathor

Gods of Ancient Egypt – Hwt Har – Hathor

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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt – Judgment of Horus and Seth

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt – Judgment of Horus and Seth

Horus and Seth are contending for 80 years for the office of the deceased Pharaoh Osiris the father of Horus and brother of Seth. https://media.blubrry.com/kamatradio/p/pdcn.co/e/kamatradio.com/radio/myths/judgment-of-horus-and-seth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Email | RSS

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Book of Thoth

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Book of Thoth

The Ptolemaic era story of the book of Thoth, a book written by the god of knowledge and writing, and the prince’s son Nefer-ka-ptah whose obsession with writing cost him greatly.

Gods of Ancient Egypt: Shw

Gods of Ancient Egypt: Shw

Shw/Shu is the son of Ra and god of wind, air and light. https://media.blubrry.com/kamatradio/p/pdcn.co/e/kamatradio.com/radio/gods/shw.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt – The Destruction of Mankind

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt – The Destruction of Mankind

Ra becomes old, and sees mankind conspiring against him. So he sends his eye Hathor who in his rage at the betrayal, becomes Sekhmet https://media.blubrry.com/kamatradio/p/pdcn.co/e/kamatradio.com/radio/myths/destruction_of_mankind.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS

Gods of Ancient Egypt – Ra

Gods of Ancient Egypt – Ra

Discussion of the sun-God Ra or Re, the concepts of his essence, the prominence of his worship, myths, and hymns

Ancient Egyptian Literature – Pharaoh Khufu and the Tales of the Haka’yw-Magicians

Ancient Egyptian Literature – Pharaoh Khufu and the Tales of the Haka’yw-Magicians

An ancient Egyptian Tale from the Papyrus Westcar that tells of the Old Kingdom Pharaoh Khufu hears his sons tell him of the wisdom of the Magicians https://media.blubrry.com/kamatradio/p/pdcn.co/e/kamatradio.com/radio/literature/aeliterature.king.khufu.and.the.tales.of.the.hekay.magicians.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS