The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt - Wilkinson, Richard H.
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A fully illustrated and systematic survey of the mythology, iconography and worship of the mysterious and awe-inspiring deities that dominated Egyptian religion from early pharaonic times to the Roman period.

Produktbeschreibung
A fully illustrated and systematic survey of the mythology, iconography and worship of the mysterious and awe-inspiring deities that dominated Egyptian religion from early pharaonic times to the Roman period.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Seitenzahl: 256
  • Erscheinungstermin: 12. Januar 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 254mm x 189mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 1010g
  • ISBN-13: 9780500284247
  • ISBN-10: 0500284245
  • Artikelnr.: 45194193
Autorenporträt
Richard H. Wilkinson is an archaeologist in the field of Egyptology. He is Regents Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona and founding director of the University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Egyptian Religion and the Gods
Chronology
Map I Rise and Fall of the Gods: Birth of the Gods
Rule of the Gods
Decline of the Gods II Nature of the Gods: Forms of the Divine
Manifestations of the Gods
Egypt and Monotheism III Worship of the Gods: Care of the Gods
Manifestations of the Gods
Popular Religion and Piety
Relationships with the Divine IV Kingship and the Gods: Between Gods and Men
Deceased and Divine
Kingship Among the Gods V The Catalogue of Deities: Many Faces of the Divine
Groups and Deities
Male Anthropomorphic Deities
Female Anthropomorphic Deities
Mammalian Deities
Avian Deities
Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Deities
Invertebrate and Insect Deities
Inanimate Object Deities Epilogue: A Lasting Legacy
Further Reading
Sources of Quotations
Illustrations Credits
Acknowledgments
Index