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    DescriptionIt's the 6th century A.D. and Christianity has been imposed throughout Egypt. On the holy island of Philae, off the southern coast, the last community faithful to the old ways struggles against the invader and continues in active worship in its temple. Isis, leader of the community, is determined that their ideals will not die out. She embarks upon an unequal struggle against the all-powerful bishop Theodore to preserve the ancient mysteries. With the help of Sabni, who is bound to her by an everlasting love, Isis succeeds in restoring confidence to the followers. However, from north to south, dangers rise up to threaten the temple's existence. For the love of Philae, the fate of a thousand-year-old faith is at stake.


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    Title
    For the Love of Philae
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christian Jacq
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 112 mm
    Height: 174 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780671028589
    ISBN 10: 0671028588
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 843.914, 843/.914
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, FIC014000
    LC classification: PQ2670.A24
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PQ2670.A2438 P6813 2003
    Thema V1.0: FV
    BIC E4L: HST
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    POCKET BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 November 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Born in Paris in 1947, Christian Jacq is one of the world's leading Egyptologists. He is the author of many novels on Ancient Egypt, including the bestselling RAMSES series and THE MYSTERIES OF OSIRIS series. His novels have sold more than 27 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages. Christian Jacq lives in Switzerland.