Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards

Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards

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"[...]the wishes of the gods be made known to mortals, through the medium of the priests of Mercury, Thoth, or Nebo. The intimate connection of the triple god is no fanciful suggestion, but is acknowledged by all students. Nebo, of the Babylonians (mentioned in the Bible), Thoth, of the Egyptians, and Hermes, of the Greeks, were all worshipped as gods of speech and inventors of transmitted ideas. It is not credible that in Asia or Africa, even as early as the twelfth dynasty, that voice language or speech was a gift newly granted to mankind, so there must have been some reason for the belief that "these gods gave speech to mankind." This is one of the superstitions puzzling many modern students who have tried to investigate the mysteries of the Temple of Thoth. It is now believed that one of the priests who was connected with the cult conceived the bright idea of communicating[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.37mm | 244.94g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507685513
  • 9781507685518