Miss Mabrouk of Egypt

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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Sex, Drugs and Rock’n Roll in Ancient Egypt

It is a freshman's seminar at John Hopkins University. The course explores the ancient Egyptian notions of divine experience and the ritual magic that assisted with it. The means of experiencing the gods in ancient Egypt often involved rituals that included drunkenness and music. Sexuality helped to guarantee the maintenance of world order and was important to all notions of life and death. Link.

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