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Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt

 
 
 
 
Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt
Author: Geraldine Pinch
ISBN 13: 9780195170245
ISBN 10: 195170245
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2004-04-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $19.95
 
 

Pinch (Oriental studies, Oxford U., UK) recounts the myths associated with ancient Egypt, providing insight into the connections between myth, history, and culture. The four main sections include an introduction to the culture's history and belief system; a chronology of the mythological universe; alphabetical entries covering major deities, characters, themes, rituals, and beliefs of the society in context; and an annotated bibliography. Includes a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR