The Book of the Dead: An English Translation of the Chapters, Hymns, Etc., of the Theban Recension, with Introduction, Notes, Etc.,

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Open Court Pub., 1901 - Book of the dead - 722 pages
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Contents

I
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II
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III
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IV
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V
10
VI
12
VII
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VIII
18
XLV
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XLVI
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XLVII
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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L
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LI
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LII
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IX
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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XLIV
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LIII
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LIV
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LV
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LVI
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LVII
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LVIII
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LIX
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LX
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LXII
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LXIII
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LXIV
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LXV
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LXVI
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LXVII
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LXVIII
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LXX
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LXXI
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LXXIII
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LXXIV
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LXXV
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LXXVII
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LXXVIII
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LXXIX
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LXXX
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LXXXI
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LXXXII
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LXXXIII
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LXXXIV
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LXXXV
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LXXXVI
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LXXXVII
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LXXXVIII
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LXXXIX
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XC
218

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Page 13 - Homage to thee, O thou who art R[=a] when thou risest and Temu when thou settest. Thou risest, thou risest, thou shinest, thou shinest, O thou who art crowned king of the gods. Thou art the lord of heaven, thou art the lord of earth; thou art the creator of those who dwell in the heights, and of those who dwell in the depths. Thou art the One God who came into being in the beginning of time.
Page 195 - The overseer of the house of the overseer of the seal, Nu, triumphant, saith : — " I am the Bull with two horns, and [I] lead (2) along
Page 218 - IN A SINGLE CHAPTER. The overseer of the palace, the chancellor-in-chief, Osiris Nu, triumphant, begotten of the overseer of the palace, Amen-hetep, triumphant, saith : " I am Yesterday and To-morrow ; and I have the power to be born a second time. [I am] the divine hidden Soul, who createth the gods, and who giveth sepulchral meals to the divine hidden beings [in the Tuat (underworld)], in Amenti, and in heaven.
Page lxxxvi - Beyond that circle his duties to mankind were comprised in giving bread to the hungry, drink to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, oil to the wounded and burial to the old.
Page 147 - OPENING THE MOUTH " AND OF ANOINTING WITH UNGUENT HAVE BEEN PERFORMED. AND THERE SHALL BE RECITED BY WAY OF A MAGICAL CHARM THE WORDS: " MY HEART, MY MOTHER; MY HEART, MY MOTHER! MY HEART OF TRANSFORMATIONS.
Page 171 - Osiris Ra, triumphant, saith: I. " Get thee back, Hai, thou impure one, thou abomination of Osiris ! Thoth hath cut off thy head, and I have performed upon thee all the things which the company of the gods ordered concerning thee in the matter of the work of thy slaughter. Get thee back, thou abomination of Osiris, from the Neshmet boat . . . which advanceth with a fair wind.
Page lxxxv - ... cause, and he sought not to enrich himself at the expense of his neighbors. It is difficult to give the exact shades of meaning of many of the words in this Confession, but the general sense is thoroughly well made out ; the Egyptian code of morals, as may be seen from the one hundred and twenty-fifth chapter, was the grandest and most comprehensive of those now known to have existed among the nations of antiquity.
Page 135 - Fire in the underworld. Behold, thou gatherest together the charm from every place where it is, and from every man with whom it is, swifter than greyhounds and quicker than light...
Page 225 - DE MORGAN, AUGUSTUS. ON THE STUDY AND DIFFICULTIES OF MATHEMATICS. New Reprint edition with notes. Pp. viii+288. Cloth, $1.25 (55.).

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