The Egyptian Book Of Living & Dying - Fletcher, Joann
Bisher 12,99 €**
11,99 €
versandkostenfrei*

inkl. MwSt.
**Früherer Preis
Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen
6 °P sammeln
    Broschiertes Buch

A unique, affordable guide to the diverse belief system of the ancient Egyptians. Historian Joann Fletcher traces the stages of life from conception to the existence beyond the tomb. She gives particular emphasis to the hazardous voyage of the soul and focuses on key themes such as creation, magic, ritual and eternity. Fully-illustated and printed on high-quality paper, the book provides an excellent introductoin to ancient Egyptian mythology and ritual encompassing the gods, creation, life, death and the afterlife. --Reveals the mysteries of the ancient Egyptians' fascinating and amazingly…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
A unique, affordable guide to the diverse belief system of the ancient Egyptians. Historian Joann Fletcher traces the stages of life from conception to the existence beyond the tomb. She gives particular emphasis to the hazardous voyage of the soul and focuses on key themes such as creation, magic, ritual and eternity. Fully-illustated and printed on high-quality paper, the book provides an excellent introductoin to ancient Egyptian mythology and ritual encompassing the gods, creation, life, death and the afterlife. --Reveals the mysteries of the ancient Egyptians' fascinating and amazingly diverse belief system, with its emphasis on funerary cults. --Displays a wealth of quotations from ancient Egyptian sources, including intriguing spells from the Book of the Dead and mystical ritual incantations. --Unfolds the rich tapestry of ancient Egyptian myth, from the powers of the gods and pharaohs to the journey in search of the eternal paradise. --Contains more than 90 evocative photographs of ancient Egyptian sites and artefacts plus more than 40 specially-commissioned colour artworks.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Watkins Media
  • Revised ed.
  • Seitenzahl: 244
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. Mai 2009
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 143mm x 171mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 292g
  • ISBN-13: 9781844838059
  • ISBN-10: 1844838056
  • Artikelnr.: 25891624
Autorenporträt
Joann Fletcher, Ph.D., lectures at the University of York and is Egyptologist for Harrogate Museums and Arts. Archaeology writer for The Guardian, she has received acclaim for her TV documentaries. Previous publications include Ancient Egypt (Watkins, 1999) and Egypt's Sun King (Watkins, 2000).