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“Research Methodology in the Study of Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions and Scripts Course”
26 Apr 2017

The Center organizes an academic course entitled “Research Methodology in the Study of Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions and Scripts”
 The course will take place at the BA, Conference Center – Multipurpose Room, for two days; from 26-27 April 2017 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


ENVIRONMENT & RELIGION IN ANCIENT & COPTIC EGYPT: SENSING THE COSMOS THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DIVINE
01 Feb 2017

People’s University of Athens, Athens, Greece: Wed. 01, Thu. 02 and Fri. 03 February 2017

For more info and the full 1st Circular, please contact us at:  hieg-aker.org@otenet.gr 

The omni–presence of the Divine was manifest in every ancient Egyptian activity, the Egyp¬tians being characterized by Hērodotos as «particularly pious» and Egypt as the «gift of River Nile» [see ΙΙ, 5: « […] ἐπίκτητός τε γῆ καὶ δῶρον τοῦ ποταμοῦ, ... »]. The piety of the Egy¬ptians (who were the most ancient conceivers of Monotheism) was also both a direct and an indirect consequence of their unique environmental conditions, their living space being the theatre of a continuous battle between the river and the desert, between light and dark¬ness, between life and death, the animals and the plants being also part of this very macro–sphere of existence, as well as the minerals and the stones. Interestingly, the heavenly bodies and their irresistible epiphanies and periodicities had also enraptured the minds of ancient Egyptian priests–philosophers, who saw in them the seal of Divine Wisdom and an allegoric model for their highly expected resurrection and life after death in a celestial Paradise of elation, the latter being conceived as a mega–sphere of cosmic dimensions. Finally, the lives of the Egyptians of Antiquity were also determined and influenced (in their personal and social micro–spheres) by religion and by the Environment per se. 
 


ENVIRONMENT & RELIGION IN ANCIENT & COPTIC EGYPT: SENSING THE COSMOS THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DIVINE- 3rd Call
01 Feb 2017

People’s University of Athens, Athens, Greece: Wed. 01, Thu. 02 and Fri. 03 February 2017

For more info and the full 1st Circular, please contact us at:  hieg-aker.org@otenet.gr 

The omni–presence of the Divine was manifest in every ancient Egyptian activity, the Egyp¬tians being characterized by Hērodotos as «particularly pious» and Egypt as the «gift of River Nile» [see ΙΙ, 5: « […] ἐπίκτητός τε γῆ καὶ δῶρον τοῦ ποταμοῦ, ... »]. The piety of the Egy¬ptians (who were the most ancient conceivers of Monotheism) was also both a direct and an indirect consequence of their unique environmental conditions, their living space being the theatre of a continuous battle between the river and the desert, between light and dark¬ness, between life and death, the animals and the plants being also part of this very macro–sphere of existence, as well as the minerals and the stones. Interestingly, the heavenly bodies and their irresistible epiphanies and periodicities had also enraptured the minds of ancient Egyptian priests–philosophers, who saw in them the seal of Divine Wisdom and an allegoric model for their highly expected resurrection and life after death in a celestial Paradise of elation, the latter being conceived as a mega–sphere of cosmic dimensions. Finally, the lives of the Egyptians of Antiquity were also determined and influenced (in their personal and social micro–spheres) by religion and by the Environment per se.