Handbook of Egyptian Mythology

Handbook of Egyptian Mythology 

ABC-CLIO (2002) | English | ISBN 1576072428 | 275 pages | PDF | 5.83 MB

What distinguishes Egyptian deities like Isis and Thoth from their Greek, Roman, or Nordic counterparts? Ancient Egyptian heroes were usually magicians, not warriors. A succinct survey of the complete world of Egyptian myth, this book covers principal themes and concepts, as well as the most important deities, demons, and other characters.

In this comprehensive introduction to Egyptian mythology, author Geraldine Pinch shows how the mythology of Ancient Egypt must be pieced together from a variety of written and visual sources. Relationships between deities changed, and the Egyptian myths were never gathered by priests into an "authorized version." Handbook of Egyptian Mythology provides a brief discussion about the nature of myths; the concept of time in Egyptian mythology; a historical overview of the sources of Egyptian myth; and a dictionary of deities, themes, and concepts, which concentrates on the prominent gods and goddesses in Egyptian myth. The book also includes references to general works on Egyptian culture, religion, and myth; translations of ancient texts; and a selection of literature influenced by Egyptian myth.


RapidShare - http://rapidshare.com/files/151252622/H4ndbk_oEgyMyth.rar

FileFactory - http://www.filefactory.com/file/29853f/n/H4ndbk_oEgyMyt_rar

[Fast Download] Handbook of Egyptian Mythology


Ebooks related to "Handbook of Egyptian Mythology" :
A Walk Through Jubilees: Studies in the Book of Jubilees and the World of It
A Newly Discovered Greek Father: Cassian the Sabaite Eclipsed by John Cassia
Perfect Clarity: A Tibetan Buddhist Anthology of Mahamudra and Dzogchen
Atheism For Dummies
The Book of English Magic
Consciousness and the Existence of God
Magus Or Celestial Intelligencer
Sources of the Jesus Tradition: Separating History from Myth
Islam at War: A History
Papal Magic: Occult Practices Within the Catholic Church
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.