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Sheet from Egyptian 'Handbook of Ritual Power' - Ms. Effy Alexakis, copyright Macquarie University Ancient Cultures Research Centre

How to Nail Your Enemies: Ancient Egyptian Spells Deciphered

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An Egyptian Handbook of Ritual Power has been deciphered revealing a series of invocations and spells. It includes love spells, exorcisms and a cure for black jaundice. Written in Coptic the 20 page illustrated codex dates back around years.

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Alphabet pour Utopie : Utopia by Sir Thomas More - 1516

Utopian alphabet . 1516

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The oldest surviving medical document about 1600 years old describing approximately 48 treatments and observations and conditions in detail
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The Edwin Smith Papyrus is an ancient Egyptian medical text, named after the dealer who bought it in and the oldest known surgical treatise on trauma.

Treat inflammation with pulverized copper. - Eber Papyrus, worlds oldest medical text.

================================================ Oldest example of hieratic script used for a surgical document, dated c.

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The oldest surviving medical document about 1600 years old describing approximately 48 treatments and observations and conditions in detail

The oldest surviving medical document about 1600 years old describing approximately 48 treatments and observations and conditions in detail
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At their most harmless, they cause infuriatingly itchy welts, ruining barbecues and birthday.

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Alcuin Manuscript, 9th Century. “In Codex Sangallensis 270 are to be found several varieties of Runic cypher - Isruna, Lagoruna, Ilahalruna, Stofruna - the solution of which demands a knowledge of the exact position of each letter in the alphabet….”
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Alcuin Manuscript, 9th Century. “In Codex Sangallensis 270 are to be found several varieties of Runic cypher - Isruna, Lagoruna, Ilahalruna, Stofruna - the solution of which demands a knowledge of the exact position of each letter in the alphabet….”

Alcuin Manuscript, 9th Century. “In Codex Sangallensis 270 are to be found several varieties of Runic cypher - Isruna, Lagoruna, Ilahalruna, Stofruna - the solution of which demands a knowledge of the exact position of each letter in the alphabet….”
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Knockoff tribute, misc provenance inspired by Book of Kells

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page from the Armagh Gospels, century Irish, by Maelbrigte.

Harley MS Gospels of Mael Brigte, c

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The Egyptian Book of Dreams, ancient compass for the DreamWorld

Compass for the DreamWorld Dream Magic Series The Egyptian Book of Dreams

Homer's Iliad codex, 5th-6th c. ad. Scientists who decode the genetic history of humans by tracking how genes mutate have applied the same technique to the Illiad, probably compiled c.762 bc. "Languages behave just extraordinarily like genes. It is directly analogous." Its oral tradition dates to the 13th c. bc.  "It's an amalgam of lots of stories focused on conflicts in one area of northwestern Turkey." The scientists tracked the words as they would track genes in a genome. click through

Geneticists Estimate Publication Date Of The 'Iliad'

Iliad, Book VIII, lines Greek manuscript, late early centuries AD.

Page from the Book of the Dead of Nestanebtasheru (The Greenfield Papyrus), 21st Dynasty (c.1077-943 BC), Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. British Museum (EA 10554,17)

Page from the Book of the Dead of Nestanebtasheru (The Greenfield Papyrus), Dynasty BC), Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. British Museum (EA Approaching the throne of God.

Bao Yunlong, 1450s. Universe run by Tao, which is divided into yin and yang, which can be used to understand... everything. 'Ba Gua' used in the Yi-ching (I Ching or Classic of Changes, also known as the Book of Divination) 洛書圖案; 伏羲則圖作易

Ordering the Heavens: A Visual History of Mapping the Universe

The Astronomical Phenomena (Tien Yuan Fa Wei). Compiled by Bao Yunlong in the thirteenth century. Ming Dynasty edition, Chinese Rare Book Collection, Asian Division, Library of Congress

Resultado de imagem para Codex

Pages from the Dresden Codex, a pre-Columbian Maya book of the eleventh or twelfth century of the Yucatecan Maya in Chichén Itzá.It is the oldest book written in the Americas known to historians.

Akhenaton aparece arrodillado y sostiene dos grandes cartelas que contienen los nombres de Atón. En el Royal Cartouche escribiendo el nombre de un dios. Un título para Akhenaton fue "El que eleva el nombre de Aten".

Looks like early or late Amarna-period. I'm catching the heiroglyphs for "Aten" in some of the cartouches. Woo, studying is paying off!

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This painting is by Flemish artist Aert De Gelder entitled "The Baptism of Christ" A disk-shaped object is shining beams of light down on John the Baptist and Jesus; and shows an early awareness of UFOs by the artist. Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

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