Archive for April 25th, 2012


Orphic Hymn 61: Hymn to Nemesis There is a Hymn to Goddess Nemesis, known as Orphic Hymn 61 from a collection of Greek hymns from 3rd century B.C. to 2nd century A.D. Thee, Nemesis, I call, almighty queen, by whom the deeds of mortal life are seen; eternal, much revered, of boundless sight, alone rejoicing […]

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These photographs were taken at Leeds City Museum where there is an exhibition of Egyptian items on loan from the British Museum.  They represent three Egyptian goddesses – Hathor, Sekhmet and Isis. The first photograph is a limestone relief of Goddess Hathor.  This ancient Egyptian goddess personified love, beauty, music and motherhood.  She welcomed the dead into […]

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