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Education Of The Egyptian Priests According To Their Orders. The Curriculum:
The Singer or Odus, who must know two books of Hermes dealing with Music
i.e., the hymns of the Gods
The Sciences of the Monuments (Pyramids, Temples, Libraries, Obelisks, Phinxes, Idols). Architecture, masonry, carpentry, engineering, sculpture, metallurgy, agriculture, mining and forestry. Art (drawing and painting).
The Secret Sciences: Numerical symbolism, geometrical symbolism, magic, the book of the dead, myths and parables. The Social Order and Its Protection. The Priests of Egypt were also lawyers, judges, and officials of government, businessmen, sailors and Captains. Hence, they must have been trained in economics, civics, law, government, statistics, census taking, navigation, ship building, military science, the manufacture of chariots and horse breeding.
Note that The Seven Liberal Arts: The Quadrivium and Trivium originated from the Egyptian Mysteries.
History of Science by Sedgwick and Tyler page 141 and 153 C. IX. History of Philosophy by Zeller Introduction page 31. Europe in the Middle Ages by Ault page 216-219. History of the Arabs by Hitti page 370, 629, 665 and 572. Esoteric Christianity by Annie Besant page 107, 128-129. Ancient Mysteries by C.H. Vail page 59, 61, 74-75 and 109. Othello by William Shakespeare I.B.M. World book 1999.
(The Mechanical Triumphs of the Ancient Egyptians F. M. Barber)
(The Book of the Foundation of Temples by Moret)
(A short history of Mathematics by W. W. R. Ball)
(The Problem of Obelisks by R. Enjelbach)
(The Great Pyramid Its Divine Message by D. Davidson)
(History of Mathematics by Florian Cajori)