Tag: Aphrodite

Ptolemy III Euergetes

Ptolemy III, who was given the title Euergetes, “Benefactor”, was born in 284 BCE. Euergetes married Berenike II of Cyrene (whom he was not related to). They had six children, including Ptolemy IV Philopater, who succeeded him. He was 30 years old when he became Pharaoh. His Egyptian title, which I’m never going to even…

GMC: Hathor

The sky and the stars make music to You. The sun and the moon praise You. The Gods exalt You. The Goddesses sing to You. The Temple of Dendera, Ptolemaic Period   The Egyptian Gods are collectively referred to as the Neteru, Netjeru or Netjer. Kemet is the real name for Egypt, which means “the…

Aphrodite Art

Yesterday was the 4th of the lunar month, which in the Athenian calender is sacred to Aphrodite, Eros, Hermes, and Herakles. Here’s my devotional collages for the Golden Goddess, the Lady of Love Herself. Page one, the left side of the binder, with prayers and poems. The hand-written poem is not mine, it was written…

A Few Interesting Links

Mitt Romney vs. The Guys Who Just Don’t Get It Longing for Freya: A Heathen Bedtime Story Part one and two of a report by Cara Schultz of PNC-Minnesota on religious freedom and respect in the Air Force. Guest post on the Wild Hunt. Help save a Temple of Aphrodite that the Greek government is…

Round-up of Interesting Links

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a round-up of interesting links, so this list is going to be a little bit long. A Nova Roma Temple in Ukraine was attacked and vandalized by Orthodox Christians, and the priest was beaten so badly he had to be hospitalized (I heard on one of yahoogroups…

A little info on Bast

Bast was a popular Goddess in ancient Egypt, and She continued to be in Alexandrian Egypt. Her popularity among Pagans remains today. Like the ancient Egyptians, we treasure our pets, and among the magically inclined our cats are often familiars as well as companions. Like Her children, Bast is a sensual, loving Goddess, Who enjoys…