Magic in Ancient Egypt

Magic in Ancient Egypt

English | March 1, 1995 | ISBN: 0292765592 | 191 Pages | PDF | 5.41 MB

The Egyptians were famous in the ancient world for their knowledge of magic. Religion, medicine, technology, and what we would call magic coexisted without apparent conflict, and it was not unusual for magical and "practical" remedies for illness, for example, to be used side by side. Everyone resorted to magic, from the pharaoh guarding his country with elaborate magical rituals to the expectant mother wearing amulets to safeguard her unborn child. In this book, Geraldine Pinch examines the connections between myth and magic and the deities-such as the goddess Isis, and the protective lion-demon Bes-who had special magical importance. She discusses the techniques of magic, its practitioners, and the surviving magical texts, as well as the objects that were used in magic: figurines, statues, amulets, and wands. She devotes a chapter to medicine and magic and one to magic and the dead. Finally, Dr. Pinch shows how elements and influences from Egyptian magic survived in or were taken up by later societies, right down to our own century.


[Fast Download] Magic in Ancient Egypt

Related eBooks:
Egyptian Magic: The Forbidden Secrets of Ancient Egypt
Libra 2021: Your Personal Horoscope
Babystrology: The Astrological Guide to Your Little Star
Slaying Dragons
Deva: Our Relationship with the Subtle World
The Western Esoteric Traditions
The Spiritual Meaning of the Sixties: The Magic, Myth, and Music of the Decade That Changed the Worl
Israel Regardie - The Eye in the Triangle: An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley
Alchemy in Europe: A Guide to Research
Whole Body Healing
Magical Destinations of the Northeast: Sacred Sites, Occult Oddities & Magical Monuments
Monika Muranyi - L'Akash humain
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.