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Magic and Mystery in Ancient Egypt

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In the world of the ancient Egyptians, magic permeated every aspect of life. Today the splendours of the pharaohs are reduced to ruins, their tombs robbed, their power forgotten... but the magic of those far-off times lives on, a vibrant force amongst the people of the Nile.
Christian Jacq, author of the best-selling sequence of novels, Ramses, believes that the
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Paperback, 187 pages
Published October 8th 1998 by Souvenir Press (first published January 1st 1983)
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Werehare
Dec 17, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: saggistica
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Una panoramica accurata e ricca di spunti sulla magia egiziana, corredata di citazioni puntuali e immagini, antropologicamente e magicamente molto interessante. Peccato solo che le fonti bibliografiche siano pressoché irreperibili.
Michelle
Sep 21, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Yes, this is a textbook. Yes, it's a bit slow. But if you have any interest in Ancient Egypt, it is a must-read. Discussing the book after you've slogged through it is worth it, I promise.
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Christian Jacq is a French author and Egyptologist. He has written several novels about ancient Egypt, notably a five book suite about pharaoh Ramses II, a character whom Jacq admires greatly.

Jacq's interest in Egyptology began when he was thirteen, and read History of Ancient Egyptian Civilization by Jacques Pirenne. This inspired him to write his first novel. He first visited Egypt when he was
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