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    The Priests of Ancient Egypt (Paperback) By (author) Serge Sauneron, Translated by David Lorton, Foreword by Jean-Pierre Corteggiani

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    DescriptionThe gods were everywhere in Ancient Egypt, including in the person of the Pharoah, considered to be a living god and son of the divine. Using as his sources the Egyptian texts and the testimony of classical authors, Serge Sauneron illuminates the role of the priesthood in Ancient Egypt. He recreates the system of thought of one of the great civilizations of antiquity, addressing such topics as priestly functions, the world of temples, holy festival, tombs and pyramids.


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    Title
    The Priests of Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Serge Sauneron, Translated by David Lorton, Foreword by Jean-Pierre Corteggiani
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801486548
    ISBN 10: 0801486548
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP1
    DC22: 299.31
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A14202020
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    DC22: 299/.31
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    LC classification: BL2450.P69 S28 2000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 291.610932
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: QRAX, NHG, QRSA
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New
    Illustrations note
    55
    Publisher
    Cornell University Press
    Imprint name
    Cornell University Press
    Publication date
    25 May 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Ithaca
    Review quote
    "This 1957 classic originally written in French is finally made available in English, thanks to David Lorton's excellent translation. Widely illustrated in black and white, this book should be recommended reading for everyone." Frankie's Bibliography of Ancient Egypt."