Ptolemy III then made internal reforms that established his name eternally in international history. He was in complete agreement with the clergy regarding such reforms, specially in the case of the calender year. Credit goes to the Ancient Egyptian clergy for correcting the calendar year making it 365 1/4 days instead of 365 days which is the calendar that Julius Caesar followed later on.

What was dearest to Ptolemy III's heart was establishing large Egyptian temples in order to please the clergy and the Egyptian people and attract them to his side. No wonder we find him starting to establish a temple for the god Horus in Edfu. This temple is considered among the most pleasant, glamorous and largest Egyptian temples. Fortunately, it has survived till this day and kept its glamour. The engravings and images in this temple still provide us with a window into Ancient Egypt enabling us to uncover many of the Ancient Egyptian worship practices that date deep back into history. In fact, all credit goes to such engravings for getting to know each and every part of the temple and the nature of each part of its rooms in an unambiguous and completely clear manner. More importantly, egyptologists were able to know the types of worship and daily prayers that used to take place in this temple after deciphering all symbols engraved on its walls. Of special note are the three daily prayers that used to take place at the temple as well as the procedures followed for such prayers. The three prayers were: the morning prayer; the afternoon prayer and the sunset prayer.


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