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Egyptian Myths and Legends (Myths of the World)
The fascinating and rich mythology of the ambient Egyptians is described in this comprehensive volume. A world full of spirits, nature gods, animal gods, gods of the living and of the dead. 8 beautiful scenes in full color.
(first published January 1st 1913)
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I think the overall message of this book was the idea that all stories, even ones of myth, are at some point based on truth. The characters all faced problems but were able to overcome them and not be beaten by them. More often than not, the main character of each story was better off in the end. This book was mythology and fact mixed together to create well written, easy to understand stories that can be related to almost any situation, even in today's world. The stories of Osiris were all very ...more