All of us want to live in a fair world, though in a modern mass society promoting individualism one can easily have doubts whether justice really exists. This makes us think that it has always been so. To dispel the doubts, we turned to Ancient Egypt.
Who built the Pyramids? When and what were they constracted for? How could the Colossi of Memnon turn light into sound? What did Egyptian’s funeral rites actually mean? These and many other mysteries have still been attracting researchers. But the most astonishing is how could this civilisation exist keeping its traditions and foundations during several thousand years. What was the key to such incredible stability?
Maat, the goddess of Law and Justice, personified the heavenly law of the Universe. A society that tries to build life on Earth in accordance with the law of Heaven and Pharaoh as the guarantor and guide of the Maat are the main pillars of the stability and prosperity of Ancient Egypt.
“To understand this civilization, you need to try, at least for a short while, to become the ancient Egyptian yourself,” said Andrei Groshev in the beginning. And by the end of the lecture everyone wanted to try.