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Crystal taped to radiator?

There are many myths surrounding crystals. They are held by many to be capable of channelling positive energy and so promoting health and wellbeing. Your picture looks like quartz. Quartz in ...
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What is Sobek's place in the Egyptian pantheon?

Sobek is a god that has been worshipped throughout all the Egyptian, from the Old Kingdom up to the Ptolemy time. His name in Egyptian is SBK [notice the hieroglyphs S (reed) + B (foot) + K (basket) + ...
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What is the relationship between the term 'hermit' and the traditions around Hermes and Hermeticism?

The 'h" in hermit is unetymological, in Dutch for example we still say "eremiet", not "heremiet". The word is not etymologically linked to Hermes.
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What is the relationship between the term 'hermit' and the traditions around Hermes and Hermeticism?

Just to expand on what Codosaur said, here's the Etymonline link: early 12c., "religious recluse, one who dwells apart in a solitary place for religious meditation," from Old French hermit, ...
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