MEDU NETER - ANCIENT KEMETIC LANGUAGE
"Keeping The Language Alive!"
WHAT IS MEDU NETER?
Medu Neter is the original name for the language that is commonly known as "Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs". It is interesting and fun learning to read, write, and speak. Join me on this wonderful journey to preserve this beautifully historic ancient language so it will continue to live through eternity.
ABOUT THE INSTITUTE OF KEMETIC PHILOLOGY
The Institute of Kemetic Philology was perhaps the first to host online classes in Medu Neter, starting in 2010. Since its beginning the Institute has had hundreds of students and has trained teachers in this ancient language. The main purpose of the Institute is to revive Medu Neter as a living spoken language. Every thing that we do is geared toward this goal.
LEARNING MEDU NETER?
Medu Neter means "words of nature", nature being all the infinite forms of existence. Its name is reflective of both its complexity, spiritual nature and the reverence in which its speakers held it. It is the oldest known language that has a large body of written literature in Africa and the world. Medu Neter was spoken and written more than 10,000 years ago and underwent many changes and developments during its long history.
The carvings and paintings on the walls of Temples and Tombs reveal knowledge that attempts to explain the sciences of nature and man. There one will find man’s oldest written spiritual teachings. Also, there is recorded the history of Kemet written by Kemitic people. accounts, and record keeping. Also, on papyrus are found the world’s fist treatises on mathematics, medical procedures, herbs, astronomy, biographies, epic tales, poetry. They wrote about everything that people write about today. The writings on papyrus - the world’s first paper were used for everyday correspondence. medu Neter is truely the Classical Language of Africa.
The people of Kemet invented a highly developed writing system along with paper, ink and pen with which to write. Writing was one of the most important contributions that African people gave to the world.
Join us on this wonderful journey to preserve this beautiful ancient classical language so it will continue to live through eternity.
Medu Neter Instructor