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Discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria

Alan Rowe

Discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria

by Alan Rowe

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Published by Imprimerie de l"Institut français d"archéologie orientale in Le Caire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inscriptions -- Egypt -- Alexandria,
  • Alexandria (Egypt)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Alan Rowe ; with an explanation of the enigmatical inscriptions on the Serapeum plaques of Ptolemy IV, by Étienne Drioton.
    SeriesSupplément aux Annales du Service des antiquités de l"Egypte -- cahier no 2
    ContributionsDrioton, Etienne, 1889-1961., Institut français d"archéologie orientale du Caire.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT73A4 R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19506919M

    The Mouseion Revisited. The grand new Bibliotheca Alexandrina reminds us of the glory of the famous ancient Library of Alexandria, which was much more than a repository for books but a university and teaching hospital, library was built some distance away below the Temple of Serapis. According to ancient accounts the Serapeum was the most magnificent temple of Alexandria and the temple complex also included shrines to Harpocrates and Isis, who with Serapis, formed the Alexandrian Trinity. In the late first century CE, the Serapeum was largely destroyed by fire, and during the Roman era a larger temple was built on the same.

    Media in category "Temples of Serapis" The following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total. - Archaeological Museum, Athens - Garden - Statue of a Caryatid - Photo by Giovanni Dall'Orto, 1, × 2,; KBNamed after: Serapis.   By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) In the writings of Socrates, there is found a very interesting passage about the temple of Serapis. We read: "When the Temple of Serapis was torn down and laid bare, there were found in it, engraven on stones, certain characters which they call hieroglyphics, having the forms of crosses..

      Of all the Gods, Greek or Egyptian, most connected to Ptolemy Soter were Isis and Serapis. The Egyptian Osar-Apis (or Osiripis, Userhapi, Asar-Hapi), was in the Greek called Serapis (or Sarapis, Zaparrus). While building Alexandria, Ptolemy had a dream. He saw a large statue that commanded him to bring to bring it to Alexandria. Ptolemy. ISIS AND SERAPIS (GREEK FOR OSIRIS) Isis, in Egyptian mythology, is the goddess of fertility and motherhood. According to the Egyptian belief, she was the daughter of the god Keb ("Earth") and the goddess Nut ("Sky"), the sister-wife of Osiris, judge of the dead, and mother of Horus, god of day. After the end of the New Kingdom in the 4th century B.C.E. the center of Isis worship, which was.


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Discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria by Alan Rowe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Part I. Discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria / by Alan Rowe. --Part II. Plaques bilingues de Ptolémée IV / par Étienne Drioton. Series Title: Supplément aux Annales du Service des antiquités de l'Egypte, cahier no. Responsibility. Discovery of the Famous Temple and Enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria.

[With] An Explanation of the Enigmatical Inscriptions on the Serapeum Plaques of Ptolemy IV, by Étienne Drioton.English, French, Book, Illustrated edition: Discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria / by Alan Rowe.

With An explanation of the enigmatical inscriptions on the Serapeum plaques of Ptolemy IV / by Étienne Drioton. Rowe, Alan. A serapeum is a temple or other religious institution dedicated to the syncretic Greco-Egyptian deity Serapis, who combined aspects of Osiris and Apis in a humanized form that was accepted by the Ptolemaic Greeks of were several such religious centers, each of which was a serapeion (Greek: Σεραπεῖον) or, in its Latinized form, a serapeum.

1 Abbreviations used are: AA = E. Breccia, Alexandria ad Aegyptum () ; AS = Armales du Service des Antiquites de VEgypte ; BSAA = Bull, de la Soc. Royale d'Arch. d'Alexandrie ; DTES Alan Rowe, " Discovery of the Famous Temple and Enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria ".

The Background of the Creator: In the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria there lies the remains of the Serapeum (copied after the Serapeum in Memphis) atop a modest hill where the Temple to Serapis had once stood.

The history of such a place is a fascinating historical exploration, transporting one back to an age of. Serapis (Koinē Greek: Σέραπις, later form) or Sarapis (Σάραπις, earlier form, originally Demotic: wsjr-ḥp, Coptic: ⲟⲩⲥⲉⲣϩⲁⲡⲓ Userhapi "Osiris-Apis") is a Graeco-Egyptian deity. The cult of Serapis was introduced during the third century BC on the orders of Pharaoh Ptolemy I Soter of the Ptolemaic Kingdom as a means to unify the Greeks and Egyptians in his cult center: Serapeum of Alexandria.

The Temple of Serapis The edifice known as "Temple of Serapis", in virtue of the the discovery of a statue representing the Egyptian god during the XVIII century, was actually a public market (called Macellum in ancient times), located at the centre of the commercial city-quarter.

Rowe, Alan, and Etienne Drioton. Discovery of the Famous Temple and Enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria.

Le Caire: Impr. De I’Institut Français D’archéologie Orientale. The Ptolemaic king responsible for building the Serapeum in Alexandria is Ptolemy I Soter, while Ptolemy II Philadelphus is credited for bringing the cult statue of Serapis to the temple in either or BC; “when Ptolemy I Soter (reigned BC) wanted to select an official god for Egypt, he chose Serapis, ordering his architect Parmeniscus to design what became one of the largest.

The Temple of Serapis, to the west of the Agora there is a square, measuring seventy-three by one hundred and six meters. Columned galleries surrounded the square on three sides, the fourth (south) side being a prostyle temple. This is the temple of Serapis which was found during the excavations of the square carried out between and Haag argues in his book that present-day Alexandria is as magnificent as ancient Alexandria.

He approaches to solve this problem by using French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette’s discovery of the Serapeum in Saqqara. and Etienne Drioton. Discovery of the Famous Temple and Enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria. Le Caire: Impr. De I. Serapis Bey is a son of God who came to earth with many sons and daughters of God, led by the one who is referred to in the Book of Daniel as the Ancient of Days.

The Ancient of Days is Sanat Kumara, one of the Seven Holy Kumaras, who are masters of the seven rays on the planet Venus. Rmc Movie Night 17' - "Serapis Alexandria". 2, likes 7 talking about this.

Official page of 'RMC Movie Night '. MALE PRESIDENT: JUNAID ALI BAJWA FEMALE PRESIDENT Followers: K. Rowe Encl. Serapis = A. Rowe, Discovery of the Famous Temple and Enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria, Supplément aux Annales du Service des antiquités de l'Égypte, cahier no.

2 () Sabottka Serapeum = M. Sabottka, Das Serapeum in Alexandria, diss. Technische Universität Berlin (; Microfiche )Cited by: Serapeum, also spelled Sarapeum, or Sarapieion, either of two temples of ancient Egypt, dedicated to the worship of the Greco-Egyptian god Serapis (Sarapis).

The original elaborate temple of that name was located on the west bank of the Nile near Ṣaqqārah and originated as a monument to the deceased Apis bulls, sacred animals of the god the area was used as a cemetery for the. described the result of his work as "The discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of Serapis at Alexandria."(2) Many ancient authors(3) have left us descriptions of the temple and the cult statue of the god.

According to Ammianus Marcellinus (XXII. 16), the Serapeum was, after the great temple of Jupiter at Rome, the proudest. Two Festivals of the God Serapis in Greek Papyri. The temple of Serapis and his torch- Discovery of the Famous Tem ple and Enclosure of Serapis at. : Youssri Ezzat Hussein Abdelwahed.

The Temple of Serapis or Kizil Avlu (Red Hall, thus called because of the color of the bricks) is the most impressive building of the city, and covers an area of x meters.

It is an Eastern-Roman temple, with features of extreme originality, first of all because of its position: its huge rectangular courtyard is set along the course of the River Selinus, which crosses it diagonally. Download discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of serapis at alexandria or read online here in PDF or EPUB.

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This site is like a library, you could. Drioton, Etienne Overview. Works: Le texte dramatique d'Edfou by Etienne Drioton (Book) 14 editions published Discovery of the famous temple and enclosure of .In a book that is being heralded as "an investigative maserpiece" with "astounding archaeological and prophetic implications," TEMPLE: Amazing New Discoveries That Change Everything About the Location of Solomon's Temple, by Robert Cornuke, is sending shockwaves through the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian worlds/5().The Temple of Serapis.

This magnificent temple comes from a cult introduced from Alexandria by the Romans as early as the IInd century BC. This temple had been restaured under Caligula.

Built on the top of the Quirinal, two steps away from the Baths of Constantine, it must have been visible from .