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The secret lore of Egypt : its impact on the West

Author: Erik Hornung; David Lorton
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st publishedView all editions and formats
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Alchemy, astrology, and other secret sciences have Egyptian roots, and films, popular fiction, and comic books frequently draw upon Egyptian themes. Rosicrucianism, Mormonism, and Afrocentrism all  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Hornung; David Lorton
ISBN: 0801438470 9780801438479
OCLC Number: 851341608
Description: VIII, 229 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Erik Hornung ; translated from the German by David Lorton.

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"Erik Hornung has rare and perhaps unique advantages for tackling an important and overdue task, namely that of revalorizing the spiritual heritage of Egypt while at the same time describing fairly Read more...

 
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