Ancient Egyptian Holidays


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Imprint: The Witches' Almanac
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144 Pages


6 x 9


Trade Paperback

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The Witches' Almanac


Mab Borden is a Witch and Hellenic reconstructionist Pagan living in Rhode Island. She has taught Latin, Classical Studies, and Art History for fifteen years in addition to teaching magic and Witchcraft as High Priestess of a traditional Gardnerian coven. Borden is a copy editor for The Witches’ Almanac.

Ancient Egyptian Holidays is a remarkable book that explores the ancient seasons, religious observances, and agricultural practices of the Egyptians. Mab Borden’s meticulous research paints a vivid picture of the interconnectedness between spirituality and agriculture. This book is invaluable for those interested in the cultural and religious traditions of ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egyptian Holidays, one of the remarkable books in the series, delves deep into the ancient growing season of the Egyptians. Through meticulous research and vivid descriptions, Mab Borden unravels the intricate tapestry of religious observances and agricultural practices intertwined in the sacred calendar. Readers will explore the cycles of sowing, cultivation, and harvesting, and how these activities were intertwined with the worship of gods and goddesses. From the Festival of the Nile Inundation to the Feast of Opet, the book paints a vivid picture of the ancient Egyptians’ reverence for the land and the interconnectedness between their spiritual beliefs and agricultural livelihood.

With Ancient Egyptian Holidays, readers will discover the rich tapestry of cultural and religious traditions that guided the lives of the ancient Egyptians. Borden skillfully brings to life the celebrations and rituals that marked each month and season, capturing the essence of this ancient civilization’s profound connection to the cycles of nature. This book not only provides a wealth of knowledge about the ancient growing season but also invites readers to reflect on the significance of their own spiritual observations in relation to the natural world. Ancient Egyptian Holidays is an indispensable companion for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of the ancient Egyptian civilization and its profound wisdom.

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