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identification of the constellation Orion with the Egyptian god
Osiris has become engrained in human consciousness, yet it is
one of the biggest misunderstandings dominating the understanding
of Egyptian mythology. Rather than the constellation Orion, it
is the star Canopus that is linked with Osiris, as identified
by ancient writers as well as early 20th century scholars, whose
evidence has since been bullied into silence, if not oblivion.
for Egypt the South polar star, is the second brightest star in
the sky and interplays with Sirius in such a way that ancient
accounts say they control time and evolution. Furthermore, Canopus
was the star of the navigators, both ancient and modern, and was
believed to allow access to the Afterlife - the domain of Osiris.
Canopus was specifically identified with his Chest, his Ark, in
which he was transformed from mere mortal to resurrected supergod;
an image that has inspired Mankind ever since. The story has been
at the origin of the Grail legend and alchemy, both of which have
a specific link to Canopus - revealed here for the first time.
was therefore literally a "stargate", where man could communicate
with and aspire to become gods - and enter into other dimensions.
This book will reveal what the Egyptians actually believed as
to what happened to the soul after death, when it entered into
the Duat (or Nibiru), the crossing between life and the Afterlife,
and the paths it the soul could chose. It will show how they coded
this knowledge into their mythology and how ancient accounts and
modern physics use the same symbolism… to describe the structure
of the universe, the playground of the Egyptian gods and the souls
of the deceased.
book radically reinterprets the myth of Osiris in its proper context…
what the ancient Egyptians believed would happen to the soul.
Mankind is again on the brink of discovering this knowledge through
is a brave book. As if it were not risky enough to challenge the
accepted established scientific Egyptological paradigm the author
of 'The Canopus Revelation' has taken a long and incisive re-examination
of the modern 'alternative' interpretations of Ancient Egypt.
As a sceptical reader of modern writers such as Bauval and Hancock.
I found this book to be a thought-provoking breathe of very fresh
The Author, Philip Coppens, has applied himself diligently to
the facts and has unearthed what must be one of the most startling
re-examinations of Egyptian stellar lore of recent times.
I thoroughly recommend this book.”
P. J. Morris, Amazon.co.uk