Kemetic References in Literature

In Homer’s The Odyssey he mentions feasting with the faultless Ethiops.


Let’s break down this line. The Greeks would often consult with Ethiopians before battles or difficult decisions because their knowledge was seen as unmatched.


“For who ever believed in the Aethiopians before actually seeing them? or what is not deemed miraculous when first it comes into knowledge? how many things are judged impossible before they actually occur? Indeed the power and majesty of the nature of the universe at every turn lacks credence if one’s mind embraces parts of it only and not the whole.”

The Ancient Ethiopians were described as ‘blameless’ and ‘favored by the gods’.

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