Egyptian Religion

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Cornell University Press, 1992 - 379 pagine
Introducing the reader to the gods and their worshippers and to the ways in which they were related, this book focuses on the ever-present link between the human and the divine in Ancient Egypt. The book also examines the impact of Egyptian religion
 

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Indice

CIVILIZATION
6
Art Literature and drama Science Philology
13
THE WORSHIPPERS
42
DIVINE COMMANDMENTS GUIDANCE
57
THE CONDUCT OF MEN
81
a juridical relationship between God and man Sanctity
95
EGYPTIAN THEOLOGY
137
Nature of Egyptian theology Local deities syncretism
157
Concept of heaven Realm of the dead Historical
210
SACRED WRITINGS page
214
authorship Unity and variety in religious literature
222
EGYPTIAN RELIGION AND THE OUTSIDE
232
Beginning of contact with foreign lands Old Kingdom
243
THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GODS
258
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
272
NOTES
278

DEATH AND THE DEAD
183
Creation of man God as lord of death Death part
192
the pyramids and Egyptian art Burial customs
201

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