Monday, January 19, 2015

Fact of the Day: Royal After-Life

In the old religion of ancient Egypt, it was a common belief than only royalty and the wealthy could make it to the after-life. It was only until later that regular people were told that they too could go to the after-life as well. 

20 comments:

  1. Isn't it sooo strange, the things people thought back then !

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  2. I actually didn't know that!
    Happy week!

    Leonor
    thesparklinglemon.com

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  3. People back a long time ago were so strange. lol

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  4. I love Egypt! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  5. Those dang rich Egyptians of the past!

    PS Is Daisy liking Season 2?

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  6. No matter the era, there are always strange beliefs.

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  7. The tales that are told and changed to suit the times :)

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  8. What do you mean I can't buy my way into heaven?

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  9. I haven't gotten that memo yet. Should I be worried?

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  10. The fact that "after life" is such a mystery scares the crap out of me. :(

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  11. Yep, afterlife is only for us intergalactic rulers!

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  12. It was required that you be able to afford a Book of the Dead, which served as a road map to the afterlife.

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  13. So the poor got screwed again, how rude

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  14. Didn't cats get an afterlife too? After all, they were mummified so . . . .

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  15. What kind of logic was that? Sheesh!

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  16. Well, that's just fantastic news that us poor folk now how the opportunity to walk through those pearly gates too. Pft...

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