Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt

Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt

by Rosalie David

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140262520
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/30/2004
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 547,889
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.95(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Rosalie David is Professor and Keeper of Egyptology at the Manchester Museum, University of Manchester. She has taught university courses on ancient Egyptian religion and has edited or authored more than twenty books.

Table of Contents

Religion and Magic in Ancient EgyptList of Figures and Maps
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
A Chronological Table of Egyptian History

Chapter 1: The Creation of Egyptian Civilization

Chapter 2: The Emergence of Religion
Predyanstic and Early Dynastic Periods, c.5000-2686 BCE

Chapter 3: The Rise of The Sun-Cult
The Old Kingdom, c.2686-2181 BCE

Chapter 4: Osiris, the People's God
the First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom, c.2181-1786 BCE

Chapter 5: Religion and Empire
Transition from the Second Intermediate Period to the Early New Kingdom, 1786-c.1400 BCE

Chapter 6: The Amarna Heresy
the New Kingdom, c.1400-1320 BCE

Chapter 7: The Return of Orthodoxy
Later New Kingdom, c.1320-1085 BCE

Chapter 8: Kings and Priests: The Final Conflict
The Third Intermediate and Late Periods, 1085-332 BCE

Chapter 9: East Meets West: Conflict and Co-operation in Graeco-Roman Egypt
332 BCE-4th Century ACE

Appendix A: Selected Passages from Egyptian Texts

Appendix B: A Selective List of Major Religious Sites in Egypt and Nubia

Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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