Buy this book
Thank you for supporting us by purchasing your books through Ancient History Encyclopedia!
Search through the catalogue of ancient history books:
A temple (from the Latin 'templum') is a structure usually built for the purpose of, and always dedicated to, religious or spiritual activities including prayer, meditation, sacrifice and worship. The templum was a sacred precinct defined by a priest (or augur) as the dwelling place of a god or gods and the structure built there was created to honor... [continue reading]
Hathor was an ancient Egyptian goddess associated, later, with Isis and, earlier, with Sekhmet. An ancient tale similar to that of the Biblical Flood tells of the great god Ra becoming enraged at human ingratitude and evil and releasing Sekhmet upon humanity to destroy them. He regrets his decision after a time and, in an attempt to stop Sekhmet's... [continue reading]