Exploring Religion in Ancient Egypt (Blackwell Ancient by Stephen Quirke

By Stephen Quirke

Exploring faith in old Egypt deals a stimulating review of the research of historic Egyptian faith by way of studying study drawn from past the favourite limitations of Egyptology and laying off new mild on entrenched assumptions.

  • Discusses the evolution of faith in historical Egypt – a trust procedure that persisted for 3,000 years
  • Dispels numerous sleek preconceptions approximately historical Egyptian non secular practices
  • Reveals how humans in historical Egypt struggled to safe health within the current existence and the afterlife

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