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Religion in Ancient Egypt

B E Shafer
Religion in Ancient Egypt

Religion in Ancient Egypt

B E Shafer

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Religion in Ancient Egypt seeks to characterize Egyptian answers to universal questions - answers put forth in the official art, architecture and literature sponsored by king, priests, and nobility; and answers reflected in the personal practice of people who were not part of society's elite. The gods; the divinity of the king; myths of the origins of the gods and of the creation of the cosmos; personal religious experience and practice - these are some of the issues that the authors address. The reign of the heretic king Akhenaten receives special attention.;This book should be of interest to students and academics of Egyptology, religion and anthropology.

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Religion in Ancient Egypt seeks to characterize Egyptian answers to universal questions - answers put forth in the official art, architecture and literature sponsored by king, priests, and nobility; and answers reflected in the personal practice of people who were not part of society's elite. The gods; the divinity of the king; myths of the origins of the gods and of the creation of the cosmos; personal religious experience and practice - these are some of the issues that the authors address. The reign of the heretic king Akhenaten receives special attention.;This book should be of interest to students and academics of Egyptology, religion and anthropology.
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  • Catalogue Code 84115
  • Product Code 0415070309
  • EAN 9780415070300
  • Pages 232
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Sep 1991
  • Weight 0.400kg

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