By John Crowley
There's multiple heritage of the world.
prior to technology outlined the trendy age, different powers, wondrous and magical, as soon as ruled the universe, their lore perfected inside of a misplaced capital of hieroglyphs, wizard-kings, and tremendous monuments, no longer Egypt -- yet Ægypt.
What if it have been rather so?
within the Nineteen Seventies, a historian named Pierce Moffett strikes to the hot England geographical region to jot down a publication approximately Ægypt, pushed by way of an idea he dare no longer think -- that the actual legislation of the universe as soon as replaced and should switch back. but the suggestion isn't really his on my own. whatever waits on the locked property of Fellowes Kraft, writer of romances approximately Will Shakespeare and Giordano Bruno and Dr. John Dee, whatever for which Pierce and people close to him have lengthy sought with no understanding it, a key, might be, to Ægypt.
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The divine blood which flows in the royal veins is transmitted by natural inheritance to all his children, and if sons be lacking, daughters can transmit it; for even if the husband be the lowest of slaves, their children are born sons and daughters of Raj and they can become kings through their mother. In assuming the royal diadem, Pharaoh does not lose the name he received as a royal prince. He was Amenophis, Thothmes, Rameses, Harmhabi; and continues to bear the same name, adding'to it an epithet, Miamoun, the beloved of Amen; Hiq -disit, the Regent of Thebes; Menephthah, the friend of Ptah.
The living image of thy father Tmu, lord of Helio* Horus upon the morning horizon and Horus upon the evening horizon: sunrise and sunset. t Thoth weighed the actions of men before Osiris; he watched that the scales were correct, and adjusted the bar so that all error should be avoided. PHARAOH. 47 polis; the god who commands is in thy mouth, the god of wisdom is in thine heart, thy tongue is the sanctuary of Truth, a god sits upon thy lips, thy words are accomplished every day, and the wish of thine heart realises itself, like that of Ptah when he creates his works.
The papyrus was the symbolical plant of the North, the lotus that of the South. This separation into, two states was not prolonged beyond the divine dynasties; since Menes, 'the half belonging to Horus and the half belonging to Set' have always been, at least theoretically, governed by the same sovereign. In truth, the union is purely personal, and the two, Egypts have only one king, without ceasing on that account to be two distinct Egypts.
Aegypt by John Crowley