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Egyptian myths : a guide to the ancient gods and legends

Author: Garry J Shaw
Publisher: London : Thames et Hudson, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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A guide to Egyptian mythology that explores how the ancient Nile-dwellers explained the world around them. It delves into the origins of life, the creation and evolution of the world, and the reigns  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garry J Shaw
ISBN: 0500251983 9780500251980
OCLC Number: 885009495
Description: 224 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface * Intro * Part I: 1 Disorder and Creation; 2 The Reigns of Kings Re, Shu, and Geb; 3 The Reign of King Osiris; 4 The Reign of King Seth and the Triumph of Horus) * Part II: 5 The Mythic Environment; 6 Dealing with the Invisible in Daily Life; 7 The Trials of the Duat (A Guide); 8 Your Judgement and Life as an Akh) * Epilogue
Responsibility: Garry J. Shaw.

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'With academic authority and enjoyable style, assisted by numerous, well-chosen illustrations of gods and goddesses, Shaw's book is a lively introduction to its subject' - Current World Archaeology Read more...

 
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