The Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead

by Wallis Budge

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The Book of the Dead by Wallis Budge

The Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Egyptian Book of the Dead is unquestionably one of the most influential books in all history. Embodying a ritual to be performed for the dead, with detailed instructions for the behaviors of the disembodied spirit in the Land of the Gods, it served as the most important repository of religious authority for some three thousand years. Chapters were carved on the pyramids of the ancient 5th Dynasty, texts were written in papyrus, and selections were painted on mummy cases well into the Christian Era. In a certain sense it stood behind all Egyptian civilization.

We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781721648771
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/24/2018
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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The Mobile Reference Book of the Dead is not the actual translation, but rather an introduction to the Book of the Dead.  The overview indicates otherwise.  Buyer beware, if you want the actual translation, you will be disappointed by this Nook book.
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