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Black Dieties
Apr 22nd, 2003 at 4:15am
1). Higgens, v-1, 137.
2) Doane, 534.
3) Ibid.
4) Waker, WE, 514.

Krishna of India was "blue black." His name means black or The Black One! He is always portrayed with black or blue skin, and his hair was woolly according to the Cambridge Encyclopedia, 1 and sometimes locked.

Tyr of Scandinavia was a woolly haired Norse god who preceded Thor as a sky deity.

Athena of "Greek" mythology was Black and woolly haired, originating from Afrika (Libya). She was later whitened up like the other Afrikan gods adopted by Europe. She was also known as Anath, Medusa, and the Egyptian goddess Neith.

Isis (As-t) the greatest of Afrikan Goddesses, was worshipped throughout the ancient world in Egypt, Greece, Rome and beyond. Known under many names, She was the "Queen of Heaven" and the "Goddess from whom all becoming arose." The worship of Her survives today, disguised as the worship of the Black Madonna throughout Catholic Europe.

Lao-tse of Taoism 'was born of Mohammed of Islam was a virgin, black in complexion, described 'marvelous and beautiful as jasper.' Splendid temples were erected to him, and he was worshiped as a god "

Scotia was a Black goddess and Egyptian princess after which Scotland is named.

Caillech (Cale, Kali) was known as the "Black Queen" in medieval legend, and to the Cells as the mother of many races. The Spanish called her Califia and gave her name to their newly discovered paradise which is now called California.

Quetzalcoatl of Mexico was "recognized as the Messiah by seers and astrologers; his head was rayed; his complexion was black; his hair was woolly." He was never blond or white, as stated by friars, though he may have been clad in white.

Osiris (Azar), husband of Isis and greatest of Egyptian gods, was called "The Great Black," similar to Krishna. His chief title Gleans 'Ford of the Perfect Black;" "Osiris was sun-rayed; his complexion was black and his hair was woolly."

Mohammed of Islam was 'large mouthed', 'bluish' in color with 'frizzy' hair. His grandfather was "black as the night and magnificent."

Zeus, the top god and father of gods in Greek mythology, was Black and woolly haired, having originated in Afrika. His chief title was Ethiops (burnt faced).

At Delphi in Greece, the oracles of Dodona and Apollo were founded by two "Black Doves" or Afrikan priestesses from Thebes, according to Herodotus.

Circe, who played a great role in Homer's Odyssey, was the most famous female magician of all time. "Ancient Greek drawings depict her as a beautiful African woman."

Ixliton, the name of a Mexican god, means "black faced." Many ancient Mexican gods are portrayed jet black with Africoid features.

Dilyehe, meaning Home ofthe Black God, was the name which the Navajo gave to the seven suns of Pleiades.

Kali was the Great Black Mother, the Hindu Triple Goddess of Creation, Preservation, and Destruction.

The color BLACK represented holiness and the image of God throughout the ancient world

Historian Sir Godfrey Higgens wrote, "the originals of all the Gods have been of He black race." 14 The ancients viewed the sacred image of the Divine as Black. And woolly hair was a sign of divinity - called "the hair of the gods." 15 In the next section, we shall discover why.

1) Rogers, SR, 266.
2) Van Sordma, APEE, 229.
3) Walker, WE, 74.
4) Doane, 120.
5) Walker, WE, 901.
6) Ibid., 131-132.
7) Rogers, SR, 266.
8) Van Serrima, TCBC, 76.
9) Rogers, SR, 265.
10) Kush, 91.
11) Rogers, SR, 266; Temple, SM, 144.
12) Van Serthna, APEE, 214.
13) Rogers, SR, 270.
14) Higgons, vet, 363.
15) Rogers, SR, 70.
16) Hatonn, PC, 32.
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