Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt (Paperback)Rosalie David (author)
Paperback 512 Pages / Published: 03/10/2002
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The ancient Egyptians believed that the Nile - their life source - was a divine gift. Religion and magic permeated their civilization, and this book provides a unique insight into their religious beliefs and practices, from 5000 BC to the 4th century AD, when Egyptian Christianity replaced the earlier customs. Arranged chronologically, this book provides a fascinating introduction to the world of half-human/ half-animal gods and goddesses; death rituals, the afterlife and mummification; the cult of sacred animals, pyramids, magic and medicine. An appendix contains translations of Ancient Eygtian spells.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 398 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
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