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  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 1
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    • connection between widely separated periods of time. It is one of our
    • lived then have gone through later periods and have appeared again in
    • physical world as we do. Just how these widely separated periods link
    • this period. The epoch begins in the eighth pre-Christian century,
    • fifteenth century A. D. After that we have the fifth period, in which
    • seventh periods.
    • In the seventh period, ancient India will appear in a new form. We
    • the first period, that of the Indian culture, we will find that this
    • first culture later recrudesces in a new form in the seventh period.
    • work here. And the second period, which we have called the Persian,
    • will appear again in the sixth period. After our own culture perishes,
    • sixth period. And in the course of these lectures we will see how, in
    • our own fifth period, there takes place a sort of reawakening of the
    • third period, the Egyptian. The fourth period stands in the middle; it
    • appear in the seventh period. The division in the first period was
    • effected by authority, but in the seventh period men will group
    • and in a similar way certain traits of the third period will appear
    • repetition in the different periods of time, but it will seem far more
    • something very definite in the period after death. When they looked
    • These souls went through incarnations in the Greco-Latin period, and
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  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 2
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    • first cultural epoch of this period will repeat itself in the last,
    • period. Of the fourth culture, the Greco-Latin, we were able to say
    • period during which the earth unburdened itself of the moon and its
    • Looking at the third period, man feels the forces as a threefold
    • principle. He asks: Whence come these forces? In the first period man
    • that developed in the second period then went out with the moon. Man
    • felt this as a redemption, but he had a memory of the first period in
    • those early times. During a certain period man dipped down into his
    • the etheric dust or points, and the five cultural periods of the
    • The first period, the primeval Indian, developed a religion that seems
    • of the very first period, when sun and moon were still bound up with
    • Now let us look at the second cultural period. In the principles of
    • Persian period. The great initiate saw an opposition between two
    • Trinity appears in all the religions of the third period, and in Egypt
    • memory in the Greco-Latin period. The gods of the Greeks are nothing
    • post-Atlantean period, in the pantheon. As the Egyptian time was a
    • cultural periods. What took place during sleep in the Atlantean time
    • lives again in the fourth period.
    • We are in the fifth post-Atlantean period. What can we remember? In
    • the first period the ancient Indians could conceive the first
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  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 3
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    • of the successive post-Atlantean periods. The remarkable fact emerged
    • second cultural period, the old Persian, as a philosophic-religious
    • period, the Egyptian-Babylonian-Assyrian, is a spiritual reflection of
    • period. Man consisted already of physical, etheric, and astral bodies,
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 4
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    • the fourth post-Atlantean period, in the Greco-Latin culture. These
    • of higher Devachan. In the succeeding cultural periods, what was seen
    • post-Atlantean period there continued to descend into the physical
    • period and whom we now designate as Christ. No longer does he transmit
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 5
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    • various cultural periods of the post-Atlantean time. The deepest
    • It was also emphasized that the succeeding evolutionary periods of the
    • periods when the sun and moon were separating from it. We shall sketch
    • This was the period when the earth still contained the sun, when the
    • the period of earth-evolution that we are now considering, had to have
    • Here we have a period during which only the sun was withdrawn, when
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 7
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    • what had formed itself during the sun period, the shining pineal
    • his gaze toward this period of earth-evolution, he saw the earth
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 8
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    • these events occupied long periods. From the first moment when the
    • Christian period preserved this form. In the Roman catacombs the fish
    • through the whole zodiac in a period of 25,920 years. At one time the
    • traverses a sign has some significance, but such a period would not
    • evolved up to the evolutionary period of the Balance. Then we have the
    • must have been a period of transition between unisexuality and the
    • condition of consciousness changed in another period, when man's
    • fructification occurred. In the periods of subdued consciousness, when
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 9
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    • developed in the period of evolution that stretches approximately from
    • between the whole Egyptian cultural period, and our own time.
    • cultural period, out of which arose Zarathustra, the great pupil of
    • the third cultural period. Man had progressed so far that for the
    • The fourth epoch, the Greco-Latin, is the period when man came even
    • achieved in the fourth cultural period.
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 10
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    • physical organs. Throughout this period he remains in kamaloka. Then
    • death was not great. In primeval antiquity man had long periods of
    • If we go back to the first part of the post-Atlantean period, we find
    • primeval period of the earth man did not yet have so solid a body as
    • to grasp how there is evolution for the period between death and a new
  • Title: Egyptian Myths: Lecture 11
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    • culture. It has been stated that the Indian period will repeat itself
    • in the seventh period, the Persian in the sixth, the Egyptian in our
    • middle between these stands the Greco-Latin period, during which the
    • the Greco-Latin period, and how different it is in our time. We have
    • seen that not only does this occur, but that also for the period
    • the Egyptian period both within and beyond the physical plane.
    • derive that the Egypto-Chaldean period furnishes a mirroring in
    • during the period between birth and death, one seeks to gain insight
    • been membered. Thus the astral body is worked on for certain periods
    • within itself. In the ancient initiations, therefore, for a period of
    • Let us look back into the Lemurian period. At that time the etheric
    • There was one being who performed special services in that period of
    • Gazing backward in time we come to periods when man stood in a
    • fifth cultural periods.
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    • this descent is materialism. True, in no period has man mastered
    • so far. The Greco-Latin period stands in the middle of the seven
    • post-Atlantean epochs. No other period would have been the right one.
    • period. We shall not study Egyptian mythology in an academic way, but
    • times, but only as an echo. In the last period of Atlantis the
    • only out of the remotest periods. Among other things, the Indians now
    • has arisen again in our fifth period, which brings the fruits of the
    • third period. These fruits appear in the inclinations and ideas of
    • incarnated in the fourth and fifth periods. In the fifth period such a
    • person of the fifth period. He remembers what he saw and heard at that
    • post-Atlantean period, and we have the soul of Copernicus. Thus did

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