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This superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends, and a host of other fascinating topics. An erudite, clearly written work, enhanced with over 50 photographs and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends and a host of other topics. Erudite, clearly written work, enhanced with over 50 photographs and illustratio

Synopsis:

Superb, in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, numerous deities, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, other fascinating topics. Includes over 50 photographs and illustrations.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER

I. INTRODUCTORY

II. "EXPLORATION, HISTORY AND CUSTOMS"

III. THE PRIESTHOOD: MYSTERIES AND TEMPLES

IV. THE CULT OF OSIRIS

V. THE GREAT GODS

VI. EGYPTIAN LITERATURE

VII. MAGIC

VIII. FOREIGN AND ANIMAL GODS: THE LATE PERIOD

GLOSSARY AND INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486265254
Author:
Spence, Lewis
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Mythology, egyptian
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Mythology-General
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Egypt
Series Volume:
9329
Publication Date:
19901231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.11 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends and a host of other topics. Erudite, clearly written work, enhanced with over 50 photographs and illustratio
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Superb, in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, numerous deities, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, other fascinating topics. Includes over 50 photographs and illustrations.

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