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:

bj said...

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

Leonor said...

I actually didn't know that!
Happy week!

Leonor
thesparklinglemon.com

Mary Kirkland said...

People back a long time ago were so strange. lol

Lucy said...

I love Egypt! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

Emmylou said...

Those dang rich Egyptians of the past!

PS Is Daisy liking Season 2?

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

No matter the era, there are always strange beliefs.

Margaret-whiteangel said...

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

Julie Ann Lozada said...

lol.. they're so weird. :D

It’s a GIRL Thing

A Beer for the Shower said...

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

Dixie@dcrelief said...

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

Jax said...

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

Bob Bushell said...

What of a load of crap.

DEZMOND said...

Yep, afterlife is only for us intergalactic rulers!

stephen Hayes said...

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

Pat Hatt said...

So the poor got screwed again, how rude

Debra She Who Seeks said...

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

Christine said...

no fair!

Kay said...

What kind of logic was that? Sheesh!

Theresa Mahoney said...

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

Caro * said...

It was an unfair belief...