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" The wise men of Egypt, I think, also understood this, either by scientific or innate knowledge, and when they wished to signify something wisely, did not use the forms of letters which follow the order of words and propositions and imitate sounds and... "
The Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed - Page 145
by Moustafa Gadalla - 2007 - 319 pages
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Moses the Egyptian

Jan Assmann - History - 1998 - 276 pages
...passage in Plotinus: The wise men of Egypt, I think, also understood this, either by scientific knowledge or innate knowledge, and when they wished to signify something wisely, did not use the form of letters which follow the order of words and propositions and imitate sounds and the enunciations...
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Representation in Religion: Studies in Honour of Moshe Barasch

Moshé Barash, Jan Assmann, Albert I. Baumgarten - Art - 2001 - 363 pages
...reads as follows: The wise men of Egypt, I think, also understood this, either by scientific knowledge or innate knowledge, and when they wished to signify something wisely, did not use the form of letters which follow the order of words and propositions and imitate sounds and the enunciations...
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De Mysteriis

Iamblichus, Emma C. Clarke, John M. Dillon, Jackson P. Hershbell - Philosophy - 2003 - 377 pages
...account of Egyptian symbolism at Enn. 5.8.6: "the wise men of Egypt, I think, also understood this, either by scientific or innate knowledge, and when...wished to signify something wisely, did not use the form of letters which follow the order of words and propositions and imitate sounds and the enunciations...
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Hellenic Philosophy: Origin and Character

Christos Evangeliou - Philosophy - 2006 - 231 pages
...supposes) symbols in contrast to the letters: "The wise men of Egypt, I think, also understood this, either by scientific or innate knowledge, and when...words and propositions and imitate sounds and the enunciation of philosophical statements, but by drawing images and inscribing in their temples one...
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