Tag Archive: Memphite cosmogony

Птах, из книги “Сто великих Богов” (Рудольф Баландин)

ПТАХ (ПТА) Образ этого бога и смысл, который был сопряжен с ним, во многом остаются загадочными. Он относится к числу наиболее древних богов и был всевышним покровителем города Мемфиса. Культ его был распространен в Нубии, Палестине, но прежде всего –…
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Extracts from the Hymn to Ptah-Tenen (E.A. Wallis Budge)

“There was given to thee a Sekhem (i.e. Power) upon the earth in its things which were in a state of inactivity, and thou didst gather them together after thou didst exist in thy form of Ta-Tenen, in thy becoming…
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Hymn to Ptah (P. Le Page Renouf )

Hail to thee, Ptah-tanen, great god who concealeth his form … Thou art watching when at rest The father of all fathers and of all gods … Watcher, who traversest the endless ages of eternity. The heaven was yet uncreated,…
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From the “Memphite Theology” (J.P.Allen)

Through the heart and through the tongue something developed into Atum’s image. And great and important is Ptah, who gave life to all the gods and their kas as well through this heart and this tongue 5 through which Horus…
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Hymn to Ptah (Shabaka Stone)

The origins of a hymn to Ptah date to the Nineteenth Dynasty (1307-1196 BCE) at Memphis. One version, copied on a slab of black granite known as the Shabaka Stela, was recovered by British archaeologists in Egypt in the 1830s….
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