egyptology

  1. Who was the king of egypt in the 4th dynasty?
    King Chephren, IV Dynasty, successor to Cheops and alleged constructor of the second largest pyramid.
  2. During what timeframe and by whom did modern science and philosophy begin?
    Philosophy and Science began with Thales of Miletus in the early Sixth Century, BC . .
  3. The neo-babylonian empire was also called what? What were they known for?
    The chaldean empire, the priests of which were known for astronomy.
  4. What is Thebes, besides an ancient city in Greece?
    Thebes /THēbz/ I. the Greek name for an ancient city in Upper Egypt, the ruins of which are located on the Nile River about 420 miles (675 km) south of Cairo. The capital of ancient Egypt under the 18th dynasty (c. 1550–1290 BC), it is the site of the major temples of Luxor and Karnak.
  5. it is the site of the major temples of Luxor and Karnak.
    Thebes
  6. Egyptian deity who was revered as king of the gods?
    Amon, also spelled Amun, Amen, or Ammon, Egyptian deity who was revered as king of the gods.
  7. the disk of the sun, regarded as a deity in ancient Egyptian religion...is what?
    Aton, the disk of the sun, regarded as a deity in ancient Egyptian religion
  8. What is Ba and how is it depicted?
    the spirit of a man, or woman, was drawn as a bird with a human head,
  9. was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt
    Cleopatra 7. She died by suicide with 2 snakes or asps. After her death Egypt fell under Roman rule. 30BC
  10. the earliest battle in recorded history for which details of tactics and formations are known.
    The Battle of Kadesh or Battle of Qadesh took place between the forces of the New Kingdom of Egypt under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes River, just upstream of Lake Homs near the modern Lebanon–Syria border
  11. The Egyptians illustrated the battle of Kadesh on the temple of Edfu and it was long regarded as fictitious, but the argument ensues that this could not have resulted in so much detail and work if the first recorded battle in history was recorded, which proposes what theory about the ancient Egyptians?
    The previously disregarded battle of Kadesh proposess that the Eyptians regarded a high level of importance in the sense of the Other.  In phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify the other human being, in his and her differences from the Self, as being a cumulative, constituting factor in the self-image of a person; as acknowledgement of being real; hence, the Other is dissimilar to and the opposite of the Self, of Us, and of the Same.[1][2] The Constitutive Other is the relation between the personality (essential nature) and the person (body) of a human being; the relation of essential and superficial characteristics of personal identity that corresponds to the relationship between opposite, but correlative, characteristics of the Self, because the difference is inner-difference, within the Self.
  12. who is Amon? In ancient Egypt?
    Amon is also amun, Amen or Ammon and is an Egyptian deity who was revered as king of the gods.  the statue of Amon is in the form of a ram protecting king Taharqa in the 25th dynasty which is 690-665BCE.  This is also originating form the constellation of Taurus that was the northern star at the time.
  13. the ben ben is also known as what?  What does it represent.
    The ben ben is also known as the primordial mound which is also represented by the pyramid capstones and the obelisks.  this represents mankind's emergence from the primordial waters or floods.
  14. Earth's orbital plane is known as the?
    ecliptic plane.
  15. The earth's tilt is known by astronomers as what?  what is the angle in degrees? Versus the Tropic of Capricorn and cancer?
    The obliquity of the ecliptic.  Being the angle between the ecliptic and the celestial equator on the celestial sphere.  Denoted by the Greek letter ε.  The angle is 23.44°  The complete rotation is the pressence number times 12 for the total of 25920 or 2160 x 12. Whereas the tropics of cancer and Capricorn are exactly 23.5 degrees.
  16. In phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify what?
    In phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify the other human being, in his and her differences from the Self, as being a cumulative, constituting factor in the self-image of a person; as acknowledgement of being real; hence, the Other is dissimilar to and the opposite of the Self
  17. The serpent in agent Egypt was represented by which God? Which also represents our primordial thought process
    serpent Apophis.
  18. Did you Egyptians believed that science in the mind complement each other and how does this relate to modern science? This consideration allows us to envisage two positions: that which believes in a constructive, liberating science, a science of genesis; and that which accepts a purely rational, analytical science, a science of violent destruction. Egypt, seen in this light, seems to have been the greatest center of the Masters of creative science.
    The notion of complementarity has long played an important role in the subject of an enlargement of logic. Neils Bohr introduced it into physics in order to grasp the extravagant behavior of quanta, and to explain the simultaneity of place, of impulsion, of wave and particle, which is impossible with the calculations of traditional logic. -Ibid.
  19. Is Ancient Egyptology The sky is held up with what?
    The sky is held up by Shu, the principle of Air and of Space.
  20. "the Beautiful", or Methyer, "The Great Swimmer" in the celestial waves, mother of the Sun, whose morning and evening barques are seen at each end of the star-studded sky which she carries on her flanks. This describes what?
    The divine cow.
  21. difficulties have been encountered in the translation of the Hindu texts of the Vedas and Upanishads, etc., or the text of Lao how?
    Modern science and rational fact finding bases are found in very rigid thinking rather than creative thinking and symbolism. Without creative symbolism and creative thinking these agents Scripps are not easily deciphered literally. In fact literal translation obscures the true meaning.
  22. What about the number 42 is significant in ancient Egypt?
    42. It is the number of gods in the Ancient Egyptian pantheon.
  23. Greek cosmogony begins with?
    Greek cosmogony begins with Chaos, followed by the emergence of Gaia and two more primordial deities.
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