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Since the V.M. has been extensively studied, as far as its physical properties go, I don't think much can be said for "mythical origins" of the book. It's known to be old and most likely made in Europe somewhere. A reasonable chain of ownership has been established for at least some stretches of the book's existence. Its origins and history are thus more ...


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Yes, it is possible, and has been done. The GML Compilation I would say the handiest resource available for this online is the "Mythical Chronology Chart" page on Carlos Parada's website the Greek Mythology Link (GML). As further explained on the afore-linked page (q.v.), The chart does not establish precise historical dates, but shows the ...


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The story of Jesus Christ. Came to save the world, but the same people killed him


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The Mosaic myth is composed out of a multitude of older stories: the story of the infant Moses's salvation from the Nile is based on an earlier legend of king Sargon of Akkad the story of the parting of the Red Sea is based on Mesopotamian creation mythology the Covenant Code (the law code in Exodus 20:22–23:33) has similarities in both content and ...


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Seth and Sekhen/Ka are completely unrelated names & meanings. Below are the names of Ka (left) and his queen Ha (right): There are also inscriptions presenting an upright serekh with an upside-down Ka-symbol inside, which renders "Sekhen". Sekhen means "to grasp, to hold". Ka means "to embrace". Because the up/down reading ...


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If there is a connection, and I cannot stress this if enough, all it would indicate is that yet another biblical myth is based on older stories. It certainly doesn't in any way "prove" that science is "wrong" or that the Genesis is "right" - there are 93 other inconsistencies & contradictions in Genesis. Also, Genesis does ...


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Heracles supposedly conquered Rome and freed a Titan. Hesiod's Theogony and Aeschylus' Prometheus Unbound both tell that Heracles shot and killed the eagle that tortured Prometheus (which was his punishment by Zeus for stealing fire from the gods and giving it to mortals). Heracles freed the Titan from his chains and his torments. Prometheus then made ...


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All "mythical origins and legends surrounding " the VMs that I know of have the same degree of plausibility, that is, absolute zero. All of them are of modern make. I believe the first recorded legend is the presentation of the ms. by then-owner Georg Baresch to Athanasius Kircher, in a letter dated 1639, as a compendium of "treasures of Egyptian medicine" ...


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Looking over the Motif-Index of Folk-Literature and Aarne–Thompson–Uther (ATU) Index, I couldn't find anything quite like you’re describing. The closest thing I could find is ATU Type 160, “The Grateful Animals and the Ungrateful Man", but it's not a close fit. To summarize, in this type of folk tale, a man rescues another man and several animals from a ...


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Some people believe the association began with the Madhwa Brahmins subcaste of Hindu society. They believed that the Hindu philosopher Madhvacharya was a earthly avatar (the third avatar to be exact) of the wind god Vayu on Earth who was supposed to teach worthy souls to worship Vishnu. This belief by members of the subcaste that the philosopher was ...


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In myths, humans follow a limited number of patterns, regardless of their cultural background. This field of study is called Comparative Mythology. This has uncovered a number of parallels, or archetypes, between the myths of different cultures, including some very widespread recurring themes and plot elements, like: Creation of mankind from clay ...


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Short answer: no, Hor-Aha did not pre-date the first mention of the deity Horus. Long answer: Aha is according to Egyptology either: The second Pharaoh of the first dynasty, or Another name for Nemes, the first Pharaoh of the first dynasty. Regardless of whether he was the same as or the successor of Nemes, the name Hor-Ahah is what is called a 𓅃𓊁 Horus ...


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Sigmund Freud in his book Moses And Monotheism puts forward the idea that, in addition to being partly based on some of the mythical figures mentioned in Codosaur's answer, the Moses we know today was also based on two historical people. Freud saw two religions fused to form Judaism, both founders having been called by the name Moses. Quoting Freud in Moses ...


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