Gods of the Egyptians 1904, Volume 1

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - History - 608 pages
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The keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities in the British Museum offers studies in Egyptian mythology. Lavishly illustrated with plates and line drawings. The Egyptian hieroglyphs are translated, and actual excerpts in hieroglyph abound in this scholarly work. Selected contents: The gods of Egypt; Primitive gods and nome-gods; Hell and the damned; The myths of Ra; Thoth, Maat and the other goddesses who were associated with him; The Horus gods.

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Gonna be a long long time in readin', however, bes' lil bathroom book I've dug up in a good long while. Chex yer local lib. The amt o' time for loanage is solid for readin' n' not wearin' uv. Then ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

While this is certainly the "authority" on Egyptian studies, I felt that it was still a bit over my head, as though it was written solely for college professors and other scholars. There are more ... Read full review

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E.A. Wallis Budge, 1857 - 1934 Budge was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. He was also a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. He collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan. Budge is known for translating the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is also known as The Papyrus of Ani. He also analyzed many of the practices of Egyptian religion, language and ritual. His written works consisted of translated texts and hieroglyphs and a complete dictionary of hieroglyphs. Budge's published works covered areas of Egyptian culture ranging from Egyptian religion, Egyptian mythology and magical practices. He was knighted in 1920. E.A. Wallis Budge died on November 23, 1934 in London, England.

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