The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

Now in its second edition, this title provides a useful resource for students studying Ancient Egypt, travellers, visitors to museums and all those interested in mythology.
The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses Now in its second edition this title provides a useful resource for students studying Ancient Egypt travellers visitors to museums and all those interested in mythology

  • Title: The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
  • Author: George Hart
  • ISBN: 9780415344951
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses”

    1. Those accidental finds while cruising the shelves at the library, are the best of all, when they turn out to be just right for what one needs.I have yet to tackle learning about this mythology. The helpful introduction gave me a firm grasp upon the Dynasties, and characteristics of each epoch which placed the shifts in prominence of one deity group over another make sense. This important piece to the puzzle of deciphering the centuries of mythology, clarified many questions. For that part alone, [...]

    2. Haven't read this entire book, but I'm using it frequently as I learn about the major Egyptian gods and goddesses. This is a good reference book if you're looking for a concise introduction. The entries are short (9 pages for Amun, perhaps the most important Egyptian god), and the full book is only 187 pages. There are lots of illustrations, although in black and white. Each god/goddess also has their name indicated in hieroglyphs. There are entries on major Canaanite deities worshipped in Egypt [...]

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