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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Egyptian Festivals (The).
 
The six great festivals of the ancient Egyptians were—
       
1. That of Bubastis (= Diana, or the moon);
2. That of Busris, in honour of Isis;
3. That of Saïs (= Minerva, Herms, or Wisdom);
4. That of Helioplis, in honour of the sun;
5. That of Butis, or Buto, the goddess of night; and
6. That of Paprmis (= Mars or Ars, the god of War).
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