African Life - Span Calendar,
ALSC, pledge to present information from all
avenues that informs
about our ancient, past and present history. Showing the impact
our history has had on the world, from our height to our lows
captivity, from Africa throughout the world.
history that is full with wonder and amazement, We the children
that African genius that brought civilization to the world must
hold of our ancient past and in doing this, we will strengthen
Knowledge of Self, and take our rightful place in today's world
in world history.
This is the pledge
of ALSC to all
who have an interest in searching
the truth in African history. Hotep (
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- The Symbol of Life
uniting the male
and female reproduction
organs together in symbolism
The ancient Kemetic
( Egyptian ),
would create the worlds first cross which represented, the creation
of life. The cross was called an ANKH
and in the ancient language of the Kemits ANKH means to pair, couple or
squeeze together. The ANKH did not only represent human life it also
represented all life on the planet from the smallest fish to the largest
animals. This symbol would be used in all Kemits spiritual celebrations
as well as in their Hieroglyphic Writings.
the wisdom of
Kemit faded and the western world began to tell its version of Kemitic
history, Kemit would become demonized
and those who knew the true history of Kemit would keep it hidden from
the rest of the world. In the minds of some European the ANKH was a symbol
for death not
some westerners who tried to tell the truth, about Kemits history and that
the people who was responsible for this great civilization were black
Africans. One who tried was Gerald
Massey a European who studied Egyptian history
for about most of his adult life. He did not succeed in his time,
but today we can read his research and search through the lies and undemonize
our Ancient Ancestors history and get at the truth as some of our historians
have done. Like the late Cheikh Anta
G.M. James and
John Henry Clark and others, who are still
So as we come into a new millennium
we should try our best to read and search for the true Kemitc story, so
when you see someone wearing an ANKH
know it true meaning, which is life.
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Why, ALSC was
Concept of time, An African Creation
the mother of the worlds first civilization, brought so much to the world
even the concept of time.
In the early beginnings of African civilizations or Ethiopian, which
the Greeks called them, they would observe the movement of the stars
and in this began to chart the heavens. As Kush
) and its colony of Kemit
( Egypt ) continued
to watch the movement of the heavenly bodies they would notice that the
moon at certain times caused the Nile River to overflow and flood the land.
With this knowledge they would create the world's first time
keeping device, The lunar
) calendar, although not mechanical, it would keep track of the moon's
rotation around the earth, allowing those who lived along the Nile to have
the ability to know when the river would overflow.
as agriculture began to take root in the Kushite colony of Kemit. They
found that the Sun had a large impact on their growing of food, giving
them a certain amount of time to cultivate the land, plant the crops and
Harvest the food. This would bring into existence the first solar
( sun ) calendar.
The solar year
is the time it takes the earth to make a complete rotation around the sun,
which is 365 days 5 hrs. 48 mins. 46 secs.
or 365 1/4 days. The calendar was called a
cal. by the Kemites, this cal.
was used to keep track of the workings of the government of Kemit, its
agriculture, building projects and special celebrations were fixed in time
by this calendar. The civil cal.was
more accurate than the lunar cal.,(
which had 354 days off about 11.1/4 days ). The 365 solar days were divided
into a civil calendar of 12 months, each month having 30 days, adding 5
additional days at the end of the year. The 12 months were then divided
into 3 seasons, inundation, cultivation and harvest with 4 months in each
season. Each month consisted of 3 weeks, with the weeks having 10 days.
The days were then divided into 24 hours, 12 for night and 12 for the day.
the Kemites would find out that their civil calendar was not perfect
because it was not in true alignment with the star of Aset ( Isis ), the
commonly known as the dog star, is part of a double star, one being
smaller then the other and is the brightest of all stars. The Kemites
saw the star Sirius
as being the true sun that our sun and solar system orbits around. This
star would show up every 1,461 years
on the eastern horizon of Kemit. this would be called by the Kemites, The
Sothic or Astronomical New Year. To fix this
problem, the Kemites would add a 1/4 day
to their civil calendar, making it have 365
and 1/4 days in a year. The civil year would
now mach up with the Sothic or Astronomical New year, which would take
place every 1,461 or 365 1/4 years x 4, when the star of Aset would show
up on Kemit's horizon. This is the reason why we have leap
year every four years.
Throughout the centuries different civilizations put their own spin on
time. The Greeks for
example, who were heavily influenced by the Kemitic world, would use the
lunar calendar to create their own calendar.
700 AD. Rome,
whose culture was influenced by the Greek
and Kemitic world would develop their calendar,
copying from the Greeks,
this proves that the Kemitic calendar was the model for both the Greek
and Roman style calendars.
As time continued
the Roman Calendar
would be changed many times in an attempt to make it's calculations accurate
to true Astronomical time.
1500 AD. a new calendar was introduced by the Roman
Pope Gregory XIII, this calendar as the Kemitic
civil calendar would be in line with the Astronomical New Year. This calendar
would be based on the birth of Jesus Christ
would split time into two division, BC.
AD. ( Anno Domini
in the time
of our lord. This is the calendar we use today. This calendar by
dividing time into two parts would break off African and Kemitic history
from the rest of the world. Making BC. time go backwards did not
help either because this was when most of Africa's great history had taken
place, and the use of Jesus Christ's birth as the first century would make
it seem as if no history had ever taken place before Roman
of being against Christianity,
Rome would become a Christian state.
This was not done to benefit Christianity it was done to benefit Rome.
This was what Rome needed to control it's empire a "Religion".
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calendar our ancient kemits ancestors
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which is derived from Af-rui-ka was
given to the Mother
land by the Kemites ( Egyptian
) a word that means birth place and in the
Kemitic language is spelled Af-rui-ka.
According to Gerald Massey,
a European who wrote and studied Af-rui-kan and Kemitic history, states
writings that Af-rui-ka was the birth place of the black people and they
oldest known human beings and Abyssinia ( Ethiopia
) , which Kemit ( Egypt
was a colony of, produced the earliest civilizations
in the world and they were
indigenous not Asian as others claimed.
Like E.W. Budge,
late keeper of Assyrian and Egyptian Antiquities at the British
Museum, Budge also translated The Kemitic Book, Coming
Forth By Day. His
translated version was called, The Egyptian
Book Of The Dead.
The name Egypt
which is derived from He-kap-tah,
another ancient word
used by the Kemites which means land of the temple
of Ptah, the creative
energies or god. He-kap-tah
was than changed by the Greeks to ( Aiguptos
and than by the Romans to ( Aegyptus
and now is called Egypt.
the inner land which all continents of the world separated from
was at one time part of a large super continent called Pangaea
million years ago. Then about 50 million
years ago the super continent of
Pangaea began to break up ( separate
) into smaller continents.
On the continent called Af-rui-ka
life began to take root from the smallest fish
in the oceans to the largest land animals and mammals.
million years later on the continent called Af-rui-ka
began to evolve into human beings ( a controversial
thought but one that I
believe ) and
so did the ancient Kemites ( Egyptians
) because they show as one
of their gods ( Thoth
) who happens to be a baboon, and they always show this
baboon like god with its phallus erect, meaning that we man and woman are
evolved off springs or descendants of a baboon, monkey like being.
When the people of Af-rui-ka
begin to migrate, the Af-rui-kans or
( Australopithecus Afarensis)
words used by the scientific community,
wondered from one place to another looking for food, water and shelter.
Af-rui-kans also migrated into Asia and
this mass migration continued
the lands of Af-rui-ka,
and Europe became populated with humans
from out of Af-rui-ka. The Af-rui-kan climate at one time was not like
you see it
today, the Sahara Desert was like a tropical rain forest and not as hot,
Af-rui-kans did not need to be as richly pigmented, ( so
I would think the first to
populate Af-rui-ka, Asian and Europe was of a light brown complexion
Note: this is referring to the first
ever migrations of Af-rui-kans from out of
Af-rui-ka. As the Af-rui-kans started to settle in one area and begin
the land, high cultured civilizations began
to develop in Af-rui-ka
such as in
As these civilizations
was taking root the climate of
Af-rui-ka begin changing as the Sahara became desert from the heat of the
and other areas near the Sahara begin to heat up. So the Pineal
Gland within the
Af-rui-kan body, which gives us our completion begin to produce more melanin
and as a result of this the Af-rui-kan became darker
or black and was able to
survive the rays of the sun and the changing climate.
African Studies Dept.
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see how the continents
separated from the mother land of Af-rui-ka
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Biographies and other Writings
The Greek Historian
between 490 and 480 B.C. in Asia Minor, As
a young man traveled widely in
Africa especially in the areas of Egypt and
He called the people of these areas
( Burnt - Faces ) because of their dark skin,
and he said other interesting things about these areas of Africa that should
be known to all people especially those of African descent. That's
why ALSC Honors him with a month in his name. Most of his writings
were challenged by some Europeans as being lies , but was he lying or was
he writing, the truth .........
wrote in his writings that the Egyptians have
existed ever since men appeared upon the earth. As the Delta increased
in time, many of them moved down into new territory and many remained where
they originally were. He also said they are black because of the sun.
Another Greek Historian by the name of Diodorus
who live between 80 B.C. and 20 B.C. states in his writings that the people
who dwell along the Nile are black in color, have flat noses and woolly
hair and are the original people of Egypt. Herodotus
also claims that the Gods of Greece are of
origins, such as the God Zeus, who
was the Egyptian God Amun or Amen,
- ( Heru ),
( Ausar )
and Demeter ( Aset )
were all Egyptians.
also said, that the Egyptian's calculations
of the seasons were better than theirs because their 12 months were of
even number, 30 days and that 5 additional days were added at the end of
the year and total 365 days. They were the first to assign months
and days to a deity
the first to foretell a person's character by their birth date.
with a sense of surprise said, that the Egyptians
to have reversed ordinary practices, women go to market and are employed
while some men stay at home weaving, and the Egyptian,
when writing or calculating instead of going from left to right, they go
from right to left. He says in his writings also that the Egyptians and
the first people to practice
and was done for cleanliness not for religious beliefs, and others followed
because of their interrelationship with them.
Herodotus also travel in,
and wrote about the people of Babylonia, Central
Asia and Europe but had a high regard for the people of Egypt, who he claimed
were black Africans. Herodotus died in 425 B.C.
more info. on Egypt, Read the book Histories, bk. two by Herodotus,
book stores .
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Biography of HATSHEPSUT
of Noble Women ) Taken
from ALSC Calendar
Amose, Mother of MA'Atkare, had full support of the Amon ( Amen ) priesthood
to rule Kemit ( Egypt ), Amose and the priests knew of the titles she inherited
from her strong female ancestors.
of Amose was Tetisheri she was honored for being the spark that help began
the revolution to push the Hyksos out of Kemit. The Hyksos ( shepherd kings
) took over the north ( lower Kemit ) by overpowering the Kemitic army
and was beginning a campaign to control the south (upper Kemit) by trying
to dictate policy over them but Tetisheri as Dowager
- Queen ( great
royal mother ) and prime advisor to her son king Sekenenre Ta'o II, was
not going to let the Hyksos take the south. So she got together what remained
of the Kemitic army and with help from their Nubian neighbors push the
Hyksos invading army out and brought Hotep (peace) back to the two lands
with the right of ruler ship that was handed down by her great Ancestors
yield that right to her husbands Thutmose I, Thutmose I served as a soldier
in the military of Kemit and gained recognition as a great commander and
I and Ahmose together had six children, MA'Atkare the only child to reach
adulthood was look upon to be the next heir to the throne after Thutmose
I her father. She was taught by the Amon ( Amen ) priest, Math, Science,
Linguistics, how to keep and make Allies with others nations and learned
about her families victory over the Hyksos. After the death of Thutmose
I, Thutmose II, son of Thutmose I and one of his other wives, was married
to MA'Atkare. Thutmose II was chosen because it was known that he
would not challenge her right to rule, and would take a secondary role
as king. Before they were married MA'Atkare was given the crown name of
whichin the kemitic language meansChieftain
of - Noble Women
to have demonstrated great leadership qualities in order to secure this
position, because Thutmose II, by marriage had sole power to govern.
After the death of Thutmose II, Hatshepsut went on to rule for twenty one
more years. Thutmose II did have a son by another wife, but he was too
young to rule. Hatshepsut continued to rule over Kemit with the support
of her advisory board that consisted of Amun ( Amen ) priests. The priests
helped to secure governmental control, these priests were also Architects,
Treasurers, Military Leaders etc. The priesthood consisted of all
men but they supported Hatshepsut
and her wearing of kings clothing down to her wearing a false braided beard
and carrying title like, The living Heru (Horus)
the North and South, "Son
of the Sun",
Spouse of Amen,
Mighty One. She had taken all title
except, "Mighty Bull of MAAT" which implied male fertility.
efforts went to maintaining domestic peace but she did have her small group
in the government that opposed her
for a more imperialistic one. One group was the shemau, an African
term for Semitic speaking people from the area of Palestine. This group
refuse to continue their work obligations to the government ( maybe
because they felt that a female should not run the government of Kemit
This group felt that Hatshepsut
never gain true ruler ship, but when she became " Living
Heru", ( Pharaoh)
she had total rule over Kemit and oppressed the shemau for their non -
support. In time the shemau fled out of Kemit, not finishing their
obligation to the government. Hatshepsut sent the Kemitic army after
them but she picks a bad time for pursuit. Egyptologist Hans Goedicke,
theorized that during Hatshepsut reign the volcano on Thera erupted and
caused a tidal wave, which rolled across the Mediterranean, and drowned
a large number of the Kemitic army along with some shemaus who did not
make it out of it's path. This highly unusual incident could had just been
a natural happening and not god order. The incident was used by Thutmose
III the son of Thutmose II, who was too young to rule, but in time grew
to be able to begin a campaign for Hatshepsut to be oust from power.
Thutmose III knew that he had the right to rule, and along with some Amen
priests who were not supportive of a women ruler, plotted to dethrone Hatshepsut
and after her dethronement defaced all monuments that reflected her ruler
ship of Kemit.
Information on Hatshepsut was summarized from the book Black Women in Antiquity,
by Ivan Van Sertima. Found at your local African book. Stores.
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