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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2014, 03:47:21 pm »
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I have:
- Complete Gods & Goddesses / Wilkinson
- Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art / Wilkinson
- Magic in Ancient Egypt / Geraldine Pinch
- The One and the Many / Hornung
- Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods / Meeks
- Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt / Rosalie David
- Red Land Black Land / Barbara Mertz
- Set: God of Confusion / Van Velde
- Ancient Egyptian Literature V. 1&2 / Miriam Lichtheim
- The Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt and The Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt / Rosemary Clark
- A couple of books on hieroglyphs and art books.
- e-copies of various Wallis Budge books.

I should note that I have not actually read all of these yet. :whis:

Glad to hear you've got so many resources, Sefiru! I'll have to write down these titles as well as the others and create a really big "Must Get" list.

~Update~

Alright, now that we have a couple of people interested, we're going to be holding the first meeting on Friday, USA specific, at 10pm-11pm CDT time. As for the client, we're shooting for MUX, if that changes, I will post with the changes. If anybody wants to join in and is coming to the thread late, you're more then welcome to post here or PM me or Acidrica. We're also open to making accommodations for anybody who needs them, to the best of our ability. ^^
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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #31 on: July 20, 2014, 09:44:55 pm »
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Glad to hear you've got so many resources, Sefiru! I'll have to write down these titles as well as the others and create a really big "Must Get" list.

~Update~

Alright, now that we have a couple of people interested, we're going to be holding the first meeting on Friday, USA specific, at 10pm-11pm CDT time. As for the client, we're shooting for MUX, if that changes, I will post with the changes. If anybody wants to join in and is coming to the thread late, you're more then welcome to post here or PM me or Acidrica. We're also open to making accommodations for anybody who needs them, to the best of our ability. ^^

 
I would love to get in on this, but you guys meet a little bit late for me (east coast, early riser for work). Is there any way I could participate without actually being in the chats live?

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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #32 on: July 20, 2014, 10:39:57 pm »
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I would love to get in on this, but you guys meet a little bit late for me (east coast, early riser for work). Is there any way I could participate without actually being in the chats live?

 
Certainly, Sefiru is participating outside of the live chats. We've got a few options, but I'd like you to go ahead and make a post with what resources you have available. In the mean time, I'll be shooting you a PM to figure out how you'd like to participate in a way more helpful for you. Is this reasonable?
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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #33 on: July 21, 2014, 12:05:41 am »
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Certainly, Sefiru is participating outside of the live chats. We've got a few options, but I'd like you to go ahead and make a post with what resources you have available. In the mean time, I'll be shooting you a PM to figure out how you'd like to participate in a way more helpful for you. Is this reasonable?

 
I pretty much just have the internet available to me at the moment, unfortunately. I have a few things translated by Budge, but I know they're pretty out of date and the translations aren't so great. They were given to me by family members who knew of my interest in Ancient Egypt. I don't have a lot of money to spend on books, so I haven't really bought any for myself. I believe I have one of his translations of the Book of the Dead and a copy of "Egyptian Tales and Legends: Pagan Christian Muslim" close at hand.

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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #34 on: July 21, 2014, 12:14:44 am »
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I pretty much just have the internet available to me at the moment, unfortunately. I have a few things translated by Budge, but I know they're pretty out of date and the translations aren't so great. They were given to me by family members who knew of my interest in Ancient Egypt. I don't have a lot of money to spend on books, so I haven't really bought any for myself. I believe I have one of his translations of the Book of the Dead and a copy of "Egyptian Tales and Legends: Pagan Christian Muslim" close at hand.

 
That's okay! Internet is my main resource too, so I know the feels. You're more then welcome, just keep your sources when you gather info. ^^
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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #35 on: July 30, 2014, 03:07:17 pm »
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That's okay! Internet is my main resource too, so I know the feels. You're more then welcome, just keep your sources when you gather info. ^^

 I'd love to get in on this, actually. (: I've never used MUCK though.

Out of the book list, I have/read:
- Complete Gods & Goddesses / Wilkinson
- Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art / Wilkinson
- Magic in Ancient Egypt / Geraldine Pinch
- The One and the Many / Hornung
- Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods / Meeks
- Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt / Rosalie David
- Red Land Black Land / Barbara Mertz (currently reading)
- Set: God of Confusion / Van Velde
- Ancient Egyptian Literature V. 1&2 / Miriam Lichtheim
- The Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt and The Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt / Rosemary Clark (almost done reading)

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I have also bought Song of Hathor - Ancient Egyptian Ritual for Today by Kerry Wisner which JUST arrived, so I'll be reading that throughout the next few days.

I should have Sobek of Shedet by Zecchi in 2ish weeks.

EBOOKS I also suggest adding:
- Maxims of Ptahhotep
- Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice by Robert Ritner
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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #36 on: July 31, 2014, 12:13:39 am »
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I'd love to get in on this, actually. (: I've never used MUCK though.

Out of the book list, I have/read:
- Complete Gods & Goddesses / Wilkinson
- Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art / Wilkinson
- Magic in Ancient Egypt / Geraldine Pinch
- The One and the Many / Hornung
- Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods / Meeks
- Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt / Rosalie David
- Red Land Black Land / Barbara Mertz (currently reading)
- Set: God of Confusion / Van Velde
- Ancient Egyptian Literature V. 1&2 / Miriam Lichtheim
- The Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt and The Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt / Rosemary Clark (almost done reading)

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I have also bought Song of Hathor - Ancient Egyptian Ritual for Today by Kerry Wisner which JUST arrived, so I'll be reading that throughout the next few days.

I should have Sobek of Shedet by Zecchi in 2ish weeks.

EBOOKS I also suggest adding:
- Maxims of Ptahhotep
- Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice by Robert Ritner

 
You're welcome to join! Currently we're hosting meetings on Skype, every friday (USA Specific) and between 10pm to 11pm CDT time. I will PM you, if you're willing to share your skype with me?
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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #37 on: July 31, 2014, 02:29:49 am »
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You're welcome to join! Currently we're hosting meetings on Skype, every friday (USA Specific) and between 10pm to 11pm CDT time. I will PM you, if you're willing to share your skype with me?

 
Yeah, I'll message you with my skype. Weekdays I don't get back home until 11pm PST at the latest, but I have Saturdays and Sundays off.
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« Reply #38 on: August 04, 2014, 03:05:07 pm »
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Is anybody interested in joining?


Can I get in on this? It sounds like an awesome idea.
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« Reply #39 on: August 08, 2014, 11:51:03 pm »
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Can I get in on this? It sounds like an awesome idea.

 
Ahhh, I'm so sorry I missed this. We met tonight, but we're going to meet again with the same topic next friday over skype, if you wouldn't mind me pming you mine?

Meeting went well, we'll be posting up notes on it soon. For now, we'll be continuing the topic of Cosmology, and also be each picking a 'creator' deity to talk about next week. For example, I picked Nekhbet. :) You can pick the same one as others, so don't be afraid to overlap.

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« Reply #40 on: August 09, 2014, 09:51:04 am »
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Ahhh, I'm so sorry I missed this. We met tonight, but we're going to meet again with the same topic next friday over skype, if you wouldn't mind me pming you mine?

Meeting went well, we'll be posting up notes on it soon. For now, we'll be continuing the topic of Cosmology, and also be each picking a 'creator' deity to talk about next week. For example, I picked Nekhbet. :) You can pick the same one as others, so don't be afraid to overlap.

 

I'd like to join in as well. Feel free to PM me. Are you using Skype video chart of just IM? I don't have a lot of Skype experience.

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I'd like to join in as well. Feel free to PM me. Are you using Skype video chart of just IM? I don't have a lot of Skype experience.


Sure, it's always good to have more people involved. We're just using text chat in Skype at the moment, if that helps.
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« Reply #42 on: August 09, 2014, 12:21:19 pm »
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I'd like to join in as well. Feel free to PM me. Are you using Skype video chart of just IM? I don't have a lot of Skype experience.

 
Right now, we're using Skype IM. I'll shoot you a PM. :)
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Re: Study Group!
« Reply #43 on: August 11, 2014, 08:34:40 am »
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Right now, we're using Skype IM. I'll shoot you a PM. :)

 
My Skype info should be in my profile. I got nudged into looking at this study group again. I'm afraid I don't have much to contribute at the moment but if you don't mind a lurker then I'd love to show up and.. well, lurk. :)
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« Reply #44 on: August 11, 2014, 11:34:28 am »
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My Skype info should be in my profile. I got nudged into looking at this study group again. I'm afraid I don't have much to contribute at the moment but if you don't mind a lurker then I'd love to show up and.. well, lurk. :)

You're more then welcome to lurk! When I get home, I'll add you and add you to the convo we've got going! If you want to do any contributing, we've picked a creation deity to research. :)
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