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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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See Ptolemy II
PHIL'AE. Temples of, 43;
great temple of Isis at, 71, 73;
shrine of Heru at, 86;
temple of I-em-hetep at, 151;
shrine of Anqet at, 156
PHŒNICIA. Reference to, 194
PHŒNICIAN-s. Egypt and the, 46;
their alphabet taken from Egyptian hieratic, 185;
Reshpu corresponds to god known by, 280
PHŒ'NIX, THE. The mythical bird; the bennu gave rise to, 296;
fables of, recounted by Herodotus and Pliny, 296;
rose from sacred tree in the 'Great Hall' of Heliopolis, 298
PHRA-HAR'MAKH-IS. God who intervenes between Anapou and Bitou, 225
PILOT-GODS. Craft of Osiris steered by, 116
PIM-O'NÎ, PRINCE. Alternative, 'Pimonî of the strong fist';
successor of Ierharerou, the King-Priest of Heliopolis, 240;
Petekhousou brother of, 244
PLAN-ROOM. Chamber in Heliopolis; designs of House of Thoth, in, 202
PLINY. Statement of, re the soul of Aristeas, 6;
the prophecies at the procession of the Apis, and, 286;
fables of the phœnix recounted by, 296
PLUTARCH. Religious tales of, 4;
principal authority for legend of Osiris, 64;
quotation from his De Iside el Osiride, 64;
gives particulars of grave of Osiris, 73;
statement by, regarding Osiris, 74;
quotation from, 74-75;
throws light upon myth of Nephthys, 98;
quotation from, regarding Set and the Ass, 101;
statement on Anubis, 104;
gives the astronomical significance of Anubis, 105;
his allegation regarding the form in which Isis
lamented death of Osiris, 297;
the Legend of Sarapis and, 306, 307
PLUTO. One of the chief figures in the Eleusinian mystery, 58;
husband of Persephone; god of grain and growth, 77;
reference to, 102
POP'OL VUH. Story of creation recorded in the, 12;
reference to, 58, 133;
book of the Central Americans, resembling Book of the Dead, 121;
story of wonderful crop of maize, in, 122
POL-Y-THE-IS'TIC WORSHIP. A national tendency, among Egyptians, 275
PORCELAIN. Of mediæval China, 311
POST-IMPRESSIONIST-S. See Art
POWER, NAMES OF. See Names
POW-HAT'ANS. Their belief re the souls of their chiefs at death, 5
PRAYER-S. Prescribed, in connexion with medical magic in Egypt, 269
PREDESTINED PRINCE. Alternative "The Doomed Prince," 228-232;
Story of the, discovered by Goodwin, 248
PRIEST-S. The 'kheri-heb,' the recognized representations of
magic in Egypt, 261;
the higher offices filled by sons of the Pharaohs, 261;
new order known as the 'priesthood of the beneficent gods,' 305;
the Theban, regarded as sages, 305;
reference to the, of the old kingdom, 305
PRIESTESSES. In Thebes, consecrated to the service of Amen, 305
PRINCE, THE. Work by Machiavelli, 187
PRINCE, THE DOOMED. The story of, 228-232;
doomed, to three evil fates—to die by a crocodile, a serpent,
and a dog, 231
PRO-CON-NES'US. Aristeas of, 6
PROPHECIES. The Apis Oracle, and, 286
PRUSSIA. Reference to expedition sent by, into Egypt, Nubia, Syria,
and Palestine, 38
PSAM-MET'ICH-US I. Founded town of Naucratis, 46;
story of the days of, 197
PTAH. A form of the sun-god, 21;
temple of, 53;
Book of the Dead, and,

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