The Religion of Ancient Palestine

The Religion of Ancient Palestine

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"[...]whose intrigues and rivalries swell the Amarna letters, made any combined action among themselves exceptional and transitory. We gather from these letters that foreign envoys were provided with passports or credentials addressed to the 'Kings of Canaan, ' to ensure their speedy and safe passage as they traversed the areas of the different local authorities. Such royal commissioners are already met with in the time of Sinuhe. Egyptian monuments depict the people with a strongly marked Semitic physiognomy, and that physical resemblance to the modern native which the discovery of skeletons has since endorsed. We can mark their dark olive complexion; the men with pointed beards and with thick bushy hair, which is sometimes anointed, and the women with tresses waving loosely over their shoulders. The slender maidens were admired and sought after by the Egyptians, [...].show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.81mm | 149.68g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507558392
  • 9781507558393