A Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

A Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

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Students of archaeology, travellers, visitors to museums and all those interested in mythology will value this comprehensive handbook. It details the major gods and goddesses and presents a broad survey of others, giving a vivid picture of the complexity and richness of the imagery of Egyptian mythology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 19mm | 281g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415059097
  • 9780415059091

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"This dictionary not only lists famous Ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses (such as Hathor, Isis, Osiris and Geb), but also foreign and lesser-known deities, from Aken to Yamm. It presents all those worshipped at some point in Ancient Egyptian history. The information of each god and goddess given include the deity's attributes, including sceptres, crowns and animal form. Illustrated with a few black and white illustrations, it is a most useful reference for students of Egyptology and mythology."-"The Bibliography of Ancient Egypt "Essential reading for Egyptologists and those with a taste of mythology."-"Western Morning Newsshow more