Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Prayers, Incantations, And Other Texts From The Book Of The Dead

November 28, 2016|
Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Prayers, Incantations, And Other Texts From The Book Of The Dead by Epiphanius Wilson
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Presented in easy-to-understand sections, with this book you will discover the magic of ancient Egypt in this comprehensive translation of the real Egyptian Book of the Dead.

Ancient EgyptianBook of the Deadis a compendium of classic texts byone of the greatest translators and historiansof ancient Egypt, as well as one of the most renowned Egyptologists of all time, E.A. Wallis Budge.

In Part I,using plain, simple, easy-to-understand language, Budge delves into thehistory, instructions, motifs, themes,spells, incantations, andcharms written for the dead that ancient Egyptianswould need to employ to pass from this world into the next. Throughout centuries, these "books of the dead man" were often found buried alongside mummies and inside tombs, which locals and grave robbers would collect.

In Part II, Budge''s classic translation of theBook of the Deadfrom thePapyrus of Ani(and others) ispresented in its original formatand contains the prayers, incantations, and ancient text used to help guide the dead during their journey.

Finally, in Part III, a list of Egyptian deities is provided.Illustrated throughout with great care, includingphotos,fine art, and other illustrations, this edition will bring the historic afterlife guide back to life.

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge(1857-1934) was a noted English Egyptologist. He worked for the British Museum during the era of Victorian fascination in ancient cultures and wrote numerous books on Egypt, including the important work,The Egyptian Book of the Dead.On behalf of the British Museum, Budge traveled to Egypt and Sudan numerou...
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Title:Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead: Prayers, Incantations, And Other Texts From The Book Of The Dead
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:224 pages, 11 X 9.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 11 X 9.5 X 1 in
Published:November 28, 2016
Publisher:Race Point Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781577151210

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