Tag: greco-egyptian

My Portable Altar Kit

Like many Pagans, I just don’t feel right if I don’t have have my altars around. Paganism is a religion that requires a minimum of a few tools, and often its adherents can go a little overboard acquiring more and more stuff. As I’ve said before, just creating an altar is an act of devotion,…

Ptolemy IV Philopater

It’s high time I continued posting the series about the Ptolemies. I’ve gotten distracted posting about so many other subjects! Ptolemy IV Philopater Excerpted from Olympos in Egypt   Ptolemy IV was born in 245 or 244 BCE. Already as a young man he was being called Philopater, “He who loves his father”. I couldn’t…

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…