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History Channel Egypt


Date: Fri Mar 29 2002 - 09:37:53 PST

FYI - Tuesday April 2 night History Channel will have Egypt at 9pm Roberta

The mysteries of Ancient Egypt have left generations of historians enchanted
and amazed. Now, The History Channel is offering viewers an unrivalled
glimpse into the workings of Ancient Egyptian society. Join us Tuesday, April
2 at 9p.m. ET/PT (8 p.m. CT) for Egypt: Land of the Gods. Go on a journey of
discovery through Ancient Egyptian society and the rituals and supernatural
beliefs that shaped it. From pharaohs to Sun Gods, all aspects of the many
strands of Egyptian faith are analyzed in this fascinating feature. Examine
the Egyptians' attitude to death and their belief that a better life awaits
beyond the grave. Mummification, magic spells and burial temples all played
an important part in the rituals that accompanied death, as the Egyptians
prepared the deceased for their journey into the afterlife.

Magic proved to be a central feature of Egyptian life. Ancient Egyptians
believed they had the ability to reverse misfortune by calling upon a magical
higher power and spells were seen as the means to an end in matters such as
love, war and money.

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