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Egyptian Ideas of the Afterlife.

Author: E A Wallis Budge
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, a noted Egyptologist offers a concise, scholarly exposition of Egyptian belief in Osiris, god of the resurrection; other "gods" of the Egyptians; the judgment of the dead and the resurrection; and immortality. Also, the meaning of the afterlife for ancient Egyptians and its ramifications for Egyptian society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E A Wallis Budge
ISBN: 1306367921 9781306367929 9780486158679 0486158675
OCLC Number: 868965803
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; CHAPTER I. --
THE BELIEF IN GOD ALMIGHTY.; I. FROM THE PAPYRUS OF ANI.; II. FROM THE PAPYRUS OF HUNEFER.; III. FROM THE PAPYRUS OF ANI.; CHAPTER II. --
OSIRIS THE GOD OF THE RESURRECTION.; CHAPTER III. --
THE "GODS" OF THE EGYPTIANS.; CHAPTER IV. --
THE JUDGMENT OF THE DEAD.; HYMN TO R.; HYMN TO OSIRIS.; CHAPTER V. --
THE RESURRECTION AND IMMORTALITY.; A CATALOG OF SELECTED DOVER BOOKS IN ALL FIELDS OF INTEREST.

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In this volume, a noted Egyptologist offers a concise, scholarly exposition of Egyptian belief in Osiris, god of the resurrection; other "gods" of the Egyptians; the judgment of the dead and the resurrection; and immortality. Also, the meaning of the afterlife for ancient Egyptians and its ramifications for Egyptian society.

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