eygptian culture

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Unformatted text preview: Test number 1- intro, chapter 1 to 3 of the textbook and Zorarstrianism from the Recommended reading list. 50 MC and 25 true and false questions. Do not forget to bring No. 2 pencil Both ended due to the 300 BC due to Alexander the Great Ancient Egypt- view that water comes upstream. Water and the Sun are the sources of life. Which became the gods for them. Memphis- the northern capital of Egypt Tebes- southern Urban Animal Cult- they used animals as a symbol of their gods Thinis and Abydos used Jackals as god Thebes- Ram (Amon) Edfu- Hawk (Horus) Ennead- Nile Mythology of Nine major deities Atum,Re to Geb(earth) and Nut(Sky) to Shu (mid air) and Tefut (moisture) to (Osiris, the river god and Isis-the couple gods ,brother and sister) and (Seth and Nephyhts- the couple gods, brother and sister, rule the underworld) and Horus, the sun god. Seth didn't want to be there and tried to get Osiris to switch with him.Seth intrigue Osiris to get this treasure and Seth murders Osiris.Many different stories switch with him....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course RELIGION 830 taught by Professor Bishop during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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