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Egyptian Mythology

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The complexities of Egyptian mythology — its gods, sun and animal worship, myths, and magical practices — are explored. The development of religious doctrines, as portrayed in art and in literature, also receives a close inspection. Magnificently illustrated, the text contains 232 figures that clarify ancient beliefs and customs.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 17th 2004 by Dover Publications (first published 1990)
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Dec 17, 2008 Cecilia rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Interesados en la Mitología y religiones antiguas
Shelves: mythology, egypt
Las imágenes que nos llegan de los dioses egipcios no siempre fueron las que hoy por hoy conocemos. Hubo un tiempo en el que los egipcios, como cualquier otra civilización en sus comienzos, adoraban a dioses sin rostro, o con rostros de animales. No es que eso haya cambiado mucho con el paso de los tiempos, pero..., la compleja trama de cómo se formaron esos dioses, como se unieron hasta formar un solo dios o una tríada (con múltiples funciones dentro del panteón)es un asunto interesantísimo y e ...more
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Friedrich Max Müller, generally known as Max Müller or F. Max Müller, was a German-born philologist and Orientalist, who lived and studied in Britain for most of his life. He was one of the founders of the western academic field of Indian studies and the discipline of comparative religion. Müller wrote both scholarly and popular works on the subject of Indology and the Sacred Books of the East, a ...more
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