Dawn of Astronomy Norman Lockyer

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Published: January 1st 1992

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448 pages


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Dawn of Astronomy  by  Norman Lockyer

Dawn of Astronomy by Norman Lockyer
January 1st 1992 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 448 pages | ISBN: | 4.79 Mb

A Study of the Temple-Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians- Contents: The Worship of the Sun and the Dawn- First Glimpses of Egyptian Astronomy- Astronomical Basis of the Egyptian Pantheon- Two Horizons- Yearly Path of the sun-God- ProbableMoreA Study of the Temple-Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians- Contents: The Worship of the Sun and the Dawn- First Glimpses of Egyptian Astronomy- Astronomical Basis of the Egyptian Pantheon- Two Horizons- Yearly Path of the sun-God- Probable Hor-Shesu Worship- Methods of Determining the Orientation of Temples- Earliest Solar Shrines in Egypt- Other Similar Shrines Elsewhere- Solar Temple of Amen-Ra at Karnak- Age of the Temple of Amen-Ra at Karnak- Stars-Their Risings and Settings- Egyptian Heavens-Zodiacs of Denderah- Circumpolar Constellations: The Myth of Horus- Temples Directed to the Stars- Further Inquiries with Regard to the Stellar Temples- Building Inscriptions- Star Temples at Karnak- Personification of Stars-Temple of Isis at Denderah- Temple of Hathor at Denderah- Star-Cults- Egyptian Year and the Nile- Years of 360 and 365 Days- Vague and the Sirian Years- Sothic Cycle and the Use made of it- Calendar and its Revision- Fixed Year and Festival Calendars- Mythology of Isis and Osiris- Temple-Stars- History of Sun-Worship at Annu and Thebes- Early Temple and Great Pyramid Builders- Cult of Northern as Opposed to Southern Stars- Origin of Egyptian Astronomy-Northern Schools- General Conclusions as to the North and South Races- Egyptian and Babylonian Ecliptic Constellations- Influence of Egypt Upon Temple-Orientation in Greece.



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