Ebony and Meretseger: On a New Kingdom Herd of Cows

A sale document from the Fayum showed us that Roman soldiers living here named their cows, as discussed in a previous post. But, they were not the first people in Egypt to do so – Egyptians had been naming their cows for millennia beforehand! On the back of a magical text from New Kingdom Thebes, which contains … More Ebony and Meretseger: On a New Kingdom Herd of Cows

Jesus Christ before me, Iao Sabaoth Adonai behind me: A Prayer for Good Luck and Protection

Guest post by Ágnes Mihálykó (read her bio here). What would you ask from God in a morning prayer? Success for your business? No fights with your husband/wife/children/boss? Or, quite simply having God in front of you, behind you, by your left and by your right, to guide you and protect you throughout the day? … More Jesus Christ before me, Iao Sabaoth Adonai behind me: A Prayer for Good Luck and Protection