ANCIENT EGYPT : Greek Hermes or Egyptian Thoth. The ancient Egyptians called themselves "The Children of Annu" or the Annunaki of ancient Sumer - Those Who From Heaven Came. According to ancient texts, after the flood, those that survived settled in Egypt. Thoth is associated with the Sumerian Ningishzidda, son of EA (pronounced EYE - AH), who provided the Y Chromosome that led to the successful creation of a man capable of producing offspring, after many failed attempts
The Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, also commonly known as Shriners and abbreviated A.A.O.N.M.S., established in 1870, is an appendant body to Freemasonry. There are approximately 340,000 members from 195 temples (chapters) in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the Republic of Panama, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Europe and Australia.