شوق المستهام في معرفة رموز الأقلام, Arabe

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Pagina 3 - Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters explained ; with an account of the Egyptian Priests, their classes, initiation, and sacrifices, in the Arabic Language, by Ahmad Bin Abubekr Bin Wahshih ; and in English by Joseph Hammer, Secretary to the Imperial Legation at Constantinople.
Pagina 41 - It is asserted by Bin Washih that the first dynasty of the earliest Egyptian kings, " invented, each according to his own genius and understanding, a particular alphabet, in order that none should know them but the sons of Wisdom. Few, therefore, are found who understand them in our time. They took the figures of different instruments, trees, plants, quadrupeds, birds, or their parts, and of planets and fixed stars. In this manner these hieroglyphical alphabets became innumerable. — They were not...
Pagina 76 - Freemasonry. 7 growing, with its leaves spread over it. The divinity was standing upon the coffin, with a staff in his hand, out of the end of which a tree shot forth and overshadowed it. Behind the coffin was seen a pit full of blazing fire, and four angels catching serpents, scorpions, and other noxious reptiles, throwing them into it. On his head a crown of glory ; on his right the sun, and on his left the moon, and in his hand a ring with the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Before the coffin an olive...
Pagina 11 - Almasnad, we are still in total darkness ; the traveller Niebuhr having been unfortunately prevented from visiting some ancient monuments in Yemen, which are said to have inscriptions on them.
Pagina 75 - A man of perfect wisdom and understanding, accomplished in all his ways, and without the least blame, was painted with a beautiful face, with wings like an angel, holding in his hands a book, in which he looked, a sword and a balance, and behind him two vases, one of them full of water and the other of blazing fire, under his right foot a ball with a crab painted on it, and under his left a deep pot full of serpents, scorpions, and different reptiles, the covering of which had the shape of an eagle's...
Pagina 13 - ... lunari-arkite mountain. Hammer considers him to have been Enoch, and says, " Hermes was the first king of the ancient Egyptians, and is evidently the Hermes Trismegistus of the Greeks, and possibly the same with the triple Rama of the Indians. The old kings of Egypt are comprehended by or under the name of Pharaohs. The Oriental historians divide them into three dynasties; viz. 1, the Hermesian ; 2, the Pharaohs; and 3, the Coptic, or properly Egyptian kings. To the first, and particularly to...
Pagina 76 - Here was also the figure of a man whose head was in the sky, and whose feet were on the earth. His hands and feet were bound. Before the deity stood seven censers, two pots, a vase filled with perfumes, spices, and a bottle with a long neck (retort), containing storax.
Pagina 77 - ... painted. There was also an urn filled half with earth and half with sand, (viz., the hieroglyphics of earth and sand being represented therein). A suspended, ever-burning lamp, dates, and olives, in a vase of emerald. A table of black basalt with seven lines, the four elements, the figure of a man carrying away a dead body, and a dog upon a lion These, O brother," says the author, " are the mysterious keys of the treasures and secrets of ancient and modern knowledge.
Pagina 77 - ... containing storax. The hieroglyphic representing day, was under his right foot, and the hieroglyphic representing night under his left. Before the divinity was laid, on a high desk, the book of universal nature, whereon a representation and names of the planets, the constellations, the stations, and every thing that is found in the highest heavens, were painted.
Pagina 17 - On which, M. Hammer remarks : " It is superfluous to recall here to the memory of the reader the great antiquity and mysterious sense of the idolatrous veneration in which the Calf has been continually held ; — or to repeat any thing that has been said on the worship of Apis in Egypt, renewed by the Israelites in the worship of the Calf, and preserved, at this moment, in the mysterious rites of the Druses. Let us remember only a circumstance which shows wonderfully the concordance and relation...

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