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The Eyes Of The Sphinx

Author : Erich von Däniken
ISBN : 0425151301
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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New interpretations of ancient writings, the discovery of hidden chambers in Egypt, and other findings provide evidence of extraterrestrial contact with the ancient cultures of Earth
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Eyes Of The Sphinx

Author : Torben Riise
ISBN : 1791815960
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What would Mohammad and Jesus have said to one another if they had ever met? Or Jesus and Buddha? Or Confucius and Mahavira? To what extent would they had agreed on issues like death, after life, immortality and eternity, creation, and the Free Spirit? Would thay have discovered that there were more similarities between their individual philosophies than there are differences? Would they have modified their views if challenged by the others? Facts blends with fiction in this audacious journey into the minds of five of the world's greatest thinkers. The reader feels like sitting in on these profound, educational, and often humorous discussions. Set in the majestic Monte Cassino monestary in modern Italy, a woman acts as a catalyst for these discussions - which are as relevant today as ever.

The Sphinx Mystery

Author : Robert Temple
ISBN : 9781594778841
Genre : History
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A book that verifies the existence of secret underground chambers beneath the Sphinx and demonstrates its origins as the Egyptian god of the dead, Anubis • Includes an anthology of eyewitness accounts from early travelers who explored the secret chambers before they were sealed in 1926 • Reveals that the Sphinx was originally carved as a monumental crouching Anubis, the Egyptian jackal god of the necropolis Shrouded in mystery for centuries, the Sphinx of Giza has frustrated many who have attempted to discover its original purpose. Accounts exist of the Sphinx as an oracle, as a king’s burial chamber, and as a temple for initiation into the Hermetic Mysteries. Egyptologists have argued for decades about whether there are secret chambers underneath the Sphinx, why the head-to-body ratio is out of proportion, and whose face adorns it. In The Sphinx Mystery, Robert Temple addresses the many mysteries of the Sphinx. He presents eyewitness accounts, published over a period of 281 years, of people who saw the secret chambers and even went inside them before they were sealed in 1926--accounts that had been forgotten until the author rediscovered them. He also describes his own exploration of a tunnel at the rear of the Sphinx, perhaps used for obtaining sacred divinatory dreams. Robert Temple reveals that the Sphinx was originally a monumental Anubis, the Egyptian jackal god, and that its face is that of a Middle Kingdom Pharaoh, Amenemhet II, which was a later re-carving. In addition, he provides photographic evidence of ancient sluice gate traces to demonstrate that, during the Old Kingdom, the Sphinx as Anubis sat surrounded by a moat filled with water--called Jackal Lake in the ancient Pyramid Texts--where religious ceremonies were held. He also provides evidence that the exact size and position of the Sphinx were geometrically determined in relation to the pyramids of Cheops and Chephren and that it was part of a pharaonic resurrection cult.
Category: History

Book Of The Sphinx

Author : Willis Goth Regier
ISBN : 0803205260
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Sought, the Sphinx seems everywhere, whether the guardian of the pyramids on Egypt's Giza plateau or the beautiful man-eater with a deadly riddle, to be approached with awful caution. The Sphinx, that icon painted, sculpted, engraved, and exalted in poetry, fiction, and music, so impressed the philosopher Hegel that he pronounced the creature “the symbol of the symbolic itself.” With a wealth of illustrations, Book of the Sphinx confirms Hegel's lofty judgment, finding the Sphinx everywhere: in tragedies, paintings, opera, murder mysteries, brothels, bars, and advertisements. Pursuing the Sphinx through kaleidoscopic sightings and encyclopedic observations, Willis Goth Regier plumbs the symbol's mysteries, conducting the reader down ever more perplexing and intriguing paths. Wonderfully readable, his highly idiosyncratic tour of the ages and the arts leads at last to a conception of the Sphinx that embraces nothing less than all that is unknowable—proving once again that confronting a Sphinx is one of the most dangerous and exhilarating adventures of the imagination.
Category: Literary Criticism

Eye Of The Sphinx

Author : Sharon Reamer
ISBN : 1495962318
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Leandro Falke, sculptor for the Cologne cathedral workshop and immortal guardian has a secret existence known only to Miriam Richter, his lover and the human he is sworn to protect. Miriam, Hauptkommissar of the Robbery and Homicide division for the Cologne police accepts her lover's arcane existence and the curse of his oath. Even though estranged from Leandro because she refuses to accept their coerced situation, her job presents her with a constant temptation to use his special talents. Especially when she's got a murder to solve. Make that multiple murders. Three young women have been murdered dead, their skin sculpted in grotesque imitations of figures from the cathedral. With no leads and no clue about when the killer will strike again, Miriam needs Leandro. The good news: there's a new moon, so it will be the perfect night for flying dark. Eye of the Sphinx is a short story in the Immortal Guardian series.

The Sphinx Of The Ice Realm

Author : Jules Verne
ISBN : 9781438442136
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The first complete English translation of Jules Verne's epic fantasy novel.
Category: FICTION

Shadow Of The Sphinx

Author : Carla Jablonski
ISBN : 9780689850806
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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As she slowly begins to familiarize herself with witchcraft, Paige accidentally transforms herself into a cat, causing her sisters to mistake her for a stray and give her to a shelter, where she is transported to Ancient Egypt.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Voice Of The Sphinx

Author : H. Quimby Heotzler
ISBN : 9781465334190
Genre : Poetry
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My book of poetry, Voice of the Sphinx, is a potpourri and could easily be called, mood swings. But to me it reflects more depth than merely moods. (At least I hope so.) It will come at you from a variety of thought patterns or as just an emergence of expressions. It, hopefully, will move your perceptions around -- of things, happenings and attitudes. Most importantly, it will not be cryptic or require research, except for your own questions. And I sincerely hope you will find questions. Sincerely, H. Quimby Heotzler
Category: Poetry