Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

Robert A. Armour

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Robert Armour's classic text, long cherished by a generation of readers, is now complemented with more than 50 new photographs and line drawings that show the gods and goddesses in their characteristic forms. Armour maintains a strong narrative thread with illuminating commentary in his lively, vigorous retelling of stories from Egyptian mythology, including those of the sun god Ra, the tragic death and rebirth of Osiris with the help of Isis, the near-burlesque of Horus' battle with the evil Seth, and the "gods of the intellect" Thoth and Maat. Now with an updated bibliography and glossary as well as new charts showing the gods at a glance and ancient Egyptian chronology in brief, this book is sure to inform and enchant a new generation of readers.


Product Details

  • Product code: ARDUR
  • ISBN: 9789774167485
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.0cm x 22.9cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: Sun Feb 28 00:00:00 GMT 2016
  • Book points: 10

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