The Egyptian Heaven and Hell; The Short Form of the Book M- Uat and the Book of Gates

The Egyptian Heaven and Hell; The Short Form of the Book M- Uat and the Book of Gates

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...'Draw ye me along, O ye gods of the Tuat, "and sing praises unto me, O ye who are at the head "of the stars; let your cords be strong (or, vigorous), "and draw ye me along by means of them, and let "your hands and arms be steady, let there be speed in "your legs, let there be strong intent in your souls, "and let your hearts be glad. Open ye a prosperous "way into the chambers (qerti) of hidden things.'" The text relating to the bearers of the serpent reads: --"Those who are in this scene carry this serpent. "Eii striketh them and advanceth towards them to "make himself to rest in the gateway called Nebt"Ahau. This serpent travelleth as far as it (i.e., this "gateway), but he passeth not beyond it. Ea saith "unto them: --' Strike ye the serpent Ennutchi there, "give him no way whereby to escape, so that I may "pass by you. Hide your arms, destroy that which "you guard, protect that which cometh into being "from my forms, and tie ye up (or, fetter) that which "cometh into being from my strength.' Their food "consisteth of the hearing of the word of this god, and "offerings are made to them from the hearing of the "word of Ea in the Tuat." "Unto those who have spoken what is right and "true upon earth, and who have magnified the forms "of the god, Ea saith: --' Praises shall be sung to lleri-qenbet-f. The souls of men who are in the Tuat. "your souls, and there shall be breath to your nostrils, "and there shall be to you joints in Sekhet-aru. "That which shall be indeed yours is what belongeth "to the Maati Gods. The habitations which shall be "yours shall be (or, are) at the corner where live...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236635345
  • 9781236635341