Known as the mother of the world, egypt s nickname acknowledges its ancient history and role in civilisation. Menmaatre seti i or sethos i in greek was a pharaoh of the new kingdom nineteenth dynasty of egypt, the son of ramesses i and sitre, and the father of ramesses ii. Omm sety, a brilliant, adventuring englishwoman, worked under some of the greatest egyptologists of the 20th century and. She even wrote a series of books and articles on the subject of ancient folk and religious traditions for the american research center in egypt in the 1960s. Dr zani who wrote omm setys egypt and colaborates in this book as well did a great job in not repeating the information jonathan cott included in the search. A personal history and guide to the ritual site of abydos, on the west bank of the nile, which flourished from the predynastic period until christian times c. Omm setys abydos ssea publication, dorothy louise eady. Book overview a special connection with ancient egypt drew omm sety to egypt, where she studied with egyptologists selim hassan and ahmed fakhry. Although cited by some as evidence of reincarnation, are the claims. Abydos the great healing temple of ancient egypt elenchis. The history of egypt can be revealed through the pyramids, objects, monuments, and artifacts that have been uncovered from archaeological findings. Dr zani who wrote omm setys egypt and colaborates in this book as well did a great job in not repeating the information jonathan cott included in the search for omm sety. Dorothy louise eady, also known as omm sety or om seti 16 january 1904 21 april 1981. In omm setys egypt, the authors present neverbeforeseen episodes from her truly incredible life, including important revelations about egypt s lost history.
Public discontent, based on subpar living conditions and few job opportunities for average egyptians, largely contributed to the countrys 2011 revolution. As described in her diaries, dorothy believed her main role as bentreshyt was to play a part in the dramatized rituals of the death and. A hardcopy of the book can be obtained in house of life in abydos, egypt. Hers is a story of ancient love of gods, pyramids, pharaohs and queens, and treasures that wait beneath the sand. Death and the afterlife in middle kingdom egypt, by rosalie david. The texts she translated from the temple walls shed light on the origins of the social customs of her egyptian. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers all about omm setys living egypt.
Omm sety charmed snakes, healed the sick and mesmerized the world with the story of her love affair with king of egypt, sety i who ruled. Revelations in egyptology, based on the diaries of dorothy eady, better known as omm sety. A story of ancient mysteries, secret lives, and the lost. Book overview a personal history and guide to the ritual site of abydos, on the west bank of the nile, which flourished from predynastic times until the christian period c. The search for omm sety by jonathan cott goodreads. An introduction to the archaeology of ancient egypt. The irishborn young woman had only one dream, to return to ancient egypt, to the world she once lived in. Omm sety mother of sety was the egyptian name adopted by dorothy louise eady, who believed she was the reincarnation of a priestess at the temple of sety i at abydos, upper egypt. Wilson of the oriental institute of chicago praised her book abydos, holy city of ancient. Omm sety, mystery woman of egypt whitley striebers. Eady d l omm setys abydos the society for the study of. About an english lady who went back home to egypt and moved to the temple of abydos where she lived in a previous life. Pictures on tomb walls illustrated the games children played in the streets in front of her house.
Omm setys abydos by dorothy louise eady, paperback. In omm setys egypt, the authors present neverbeforeseen episodes from her truly incredible life, including important revelations about egypts lost history. She is especially well known for her belief that in a previous life she had been a priestess in ancient egypt. Omm sety a brilliant, eccentric englishwoman with uncanny knowledge of new kingdom egypt, its royal secrets. Omm setys egypt pittsburgh garden publishing company. Khefre on is a selfproclaimed believer in reincarnation and offers praise for the book and the story of omm. Much of her story is described in jonathan cotts book, in search of omm sety, where he gives her personal reasons for feeling such a kinship with ancient egypt. Dorothy eadys story is, however, the most important and most credible of all. After reading both books on her life, all i can say is that i believe her story and i whish there were more books. The author moved to egypt in 1933 and was involved in excavations with a number of egyptian archaeologists. Omm sety claimed to be the reincarnation of an ancient egyptianand stunned archaeologists with her knowledge of longburied sites, to the point that she gradually convinced even the most hardnosed of them that she had, indeed, lived a life in ancient egypt. Elizabeth peters crocodile on the sandbank miss marple crossed with indiana jones amelia peabody book 1 english. The author moved to egypt in 1933 and was involved in excavations with a number of egyptian.
Went to abydos last month after reading jonathon cotts fascinating book totally incredible temple and a totally remarkable woman. In omm setys egypt, the authors present never beforeseen episodes from omm setys. It draws upon the diaries, interviews, and works of dorothy eady and those that knew her. The search for omm sety is a book both biographical and spiritual. Dorothy louise eady, also known as omm sety or om seti 16 january 1904 21 april 1981, was keeper of the abydos temple of seti i and draughtswoman for the department of egyptian antiquities. For omm sety, there was no separation between ancient and modern egypt.
Nubilesporn rough punishment for submissive schoolgirl. Fishpond australia, omm setys abydos ssea publication by dorothy louise eadybuy. Actually living in this dimension and the past one at the same time. The mysterious reincarnation of omm sety mysterious universe. This is written by omm sety herself who was previously a priestess in this temple in ancient egypt in a former incarnation. In abydos one can find the mysterious osirion and the temples of sety i and ramses. Dorothy louise eady was born in london in 1904 and from an early age discovered an affinity for everything ancient egyptian. Omm sety a brilliant, eccentric englishwoman with uncanny knowledge of new kingdom egypt, its royal secrets and religious practices worked under some of the 20th centurys greatest egyptologists and lived a life of magic and memory. A story of ancient mysteries, secret lives, and the lost history of the pharaohs. I found the illustrations which were explained particularly interesting. First of all, there are two kinds of books on omm sety.1567 919 1579 376 1495 1346 42 1479 1541 1144 1365 806 720 1451 1242 792 754 909 1383 1200 357 179 524 312 725 726 774 1410 911 783 238 431 1264 1313 772