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Re: Virgil Lowers (the Boom)
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I appreciate all the links, especially the collections of links to reference material. I will investigate when I can, but I work full-time and connectivity is limited. I skimmed the first 5, trying to see what you were pointing me to.

I think I have it:
Generally, many stories from Greek mythology are actually be based on events in actual Egyptian history.
I can get on board with this, as all my research is pointing the same way.

For example, the story of Phaeton is about Akhenaten, who is also represented by Hephaestus, the ugliest of the gods who was married to the most beautiful of the goddesses, Aphrodite, whose Egyptian name is Nefertiti.

(I think the Egyptian hieroglyph which is read as "nfr/nefer" should actually be read "fr/fara"; the 'n' was added later, it is the definite article and generally means "the"; and the upraised arms hieroglyph "ka" should be "oh" (with a harsh or hard 'h'); Egyptian hieroglyphs already had a "ka" symbol, it was shaped like a cup;

so when you see the Egyptian "Neferkare" which is actually written Re-nefer-ka, you should actually be saying Re Fara-Oh which means The Sun(The Lord, The God, The King), Pharaoh. There were a lot of Egyptian kings named Neferkare, it seems more like a title than a name.

In like manner "Nefertiti" becomes "(A)faratiti" which is pronounced the same as "Aphrodite".
Aphrodite's lover Adonis could be either Akhenaten or Tutankhaten.

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