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By Laurie R. King

It truly is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are having fun with the summer time jointly on their Sussex property after they are visited through an outdated buddy, leave out Dorothy Ruskin, an archaeologist simply lower back from Palestine. She leaves of their defense an historic manuscript which turns out to trace on the chance that Mary Magdalene used to be an apostle--an artifact bound to fire up a hurricane of biblical proportions within the Christian institution. whilst Ruskin is by surprise killed in a sad twist of fate, Russell and Holmes locate themselves at the path of a fiendishly shrewdpermanent assassin. Brimming with political intrigue, theological arcana, and tremendous Holmesian deductions.

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Actually, it is a common belief among Egyptologists that Egyptian zodiacs have mostly religious meaning inspired by astronomical phenomena. We will argue that it is not true. 16). The size of this temple was much smaller and it was badly damaged. Fortunately the condition of the zodiac was rather good except for a missing part around the constellations of Scorpio and Virgo. In order to avoid misunderstandings related to the fact that there are two Esna zodiacs, we will call the second one the Small Esna zodiac but this name has nothing to do with its real size.

For example, the Den- consequently in proximity of each other. 5 . However, there were too many evident con- of those rules. Some knowledge of astronomy is definitely retradictions resulting from such dating. It was incomprehensi- quired to design a “realistic” horoscope, but even in such ble why the symbols of the zodiac constellations on ancient a case, an inventive artist would most probably produce a Egyptian zodiacs are exactly the same as in medieval Eu- horoscope, with the date belonging to a very distant past or ropean book.

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