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By Giulio Magli

This publication examines the interaction among astronomy and dynastic energy during old Egyptian historical past, concentrating on the elemental position of astronomy within the construction of the pyramids and the huge temple and burial complexes. Bringing to undergo the analytical instruments of archaeoastronomy, a collection of recommendations and strategies that permit glossy students to higher comprehend the idea, faith and technology of early civilizations, Giulio Magli offers in-depth analyses of the pyramid complexes at Giza, Abusir, Saqqara and Dahshur, in addition to of the Early Dynastic necropolis at Abydos and the amazing new state Theban temples. utilizing numerous info retrieved from learn of the sky and measurements of the structures, he reconstructs the visible, symbolic and religious international of the traditional Egyptians and thereby establishes an intimate courting between celestial cycles, topography and structure. He additionally indicates how they have been deployed within the ideology of the pharaoh's energy during Egyptian history.

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