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An anthology of folks sayings and proverbs from worldwide, prepared in a hundred alphabetized different types for simple reference. This treasury of proverbial knowledge makes a great reward publication and a convenient reference for audio system and writers.
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The bowl represented the female principle, while the stem stood for the male; both signified the men and women who perished in the flood. Uniting these two symbols and smoking tobacco in the pipe was understood as a commemoration of the cataclysm and admonition to subsequent generations against defying the will of God. The Atep was a covenant between the Indians and the Great Spirit, who received their prayers on the smoke that drifted toward heaven. It meant a reconciliation between God and man, a sacred peace that had to be honored by all tribes.
As the sun was associated with the passage of time, so Aton-at-i-uh personified both the supreme solar and temporal deity. At-o-sis A monstrous serpent that long ago encircled a water-girt palace of the gods located across the Sunrise Sea, according to the Algonquian Passamaquoddy Indians. Their concept is identical to the Egyptian Mehen, with its mythic portrayal of Atlantis. ” Interestingly, the Passamaquoddies’ “Sunrise Sea” is in keeping with the Egyptian sun-god, Ra, encircled by the Mehen serpent.
His supremacy, astrological function, and philological resemblance to the Egyptian Aton imply a credible connection through Atlantis. Additionally, young Egyptian initiates of the Aton cult were 54 The Atlantis Encyclopedia required to have their skulls artificially deformed after the example of their highpriest, Pharaoh Akhenaton, a practice that would identify them for the rest of their lives as important worshippers of the Sun Disk. Surviving temple art from his city, Akhetaton (current-day Tell el-Amarna), show the King’s own children with deformed heads.