Mini Episode: Birthday Festivities

The Egyptian Religious Year (12/12): Birthdays of the Gods.


The end of the year in ancient Egypt was a surprisingly unlucky time. With summer heat at unbearable levels, the Nile at its lowest ebb, and people suffering from physical or spiritual malaise, the final days of the religious year were not so happy. Fortunately, the ancients had some tools to ward off disaster.


Music by Keith Zizza http://www.keithzizza.com/

Additional music by Michael Levy www.ancientlyre.com

Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2018/01/14/mini-episode-birthday-festivities/

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