had a great impact on the construction of the calendar.
Ancient Egyptians realized that the helical rising of the star Sirius, or Sothis, coincides with the new year's day of the civil calendar precisely every 1460 years. A relief of the deity Aion was found in Oxyrhnichus , present day el-Bahnasa in middle Egypt.
This notion, found its way into Persian Mithraism and into Gnosticism.
Your male friends are NOT friends If you know Egyptian men who have never shown a sign of jealousy, you may consider yourself extremely lucky.
Jealousy is part of an Egyptian man as much as hypocrisy is part of society.
The three seasons are commemorated by special prayers in the Coptic Divine Liturgy.