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Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (Gift Edition with Scarab) By Raymond Oliver Faulkner,

  • Title: Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (Gift Edition with Scarab)
  • Author: Raymond Oliver Faulkner
  • ISBN: 9780760773
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Reading it again this year, 2018 This stuff has always fascinated me since an early age I finally got the chance to learn Egyptian hieroglyphics at BYU, and it was a dream come true Take as many classes as you can that interest you The Book of the Dead and Egyptian religions and temple worship have similarities to my own religion, and by reading Nibley and this book, I can see how things might relate, and also how things have been embellished over thousands of years I am intrigued by their belie [...]

    2. The Book of the Dead is significant by virtue of its age and limited insight into Ancient Egyptian religion and cosmology However, because it is a collection of various spells, it does not offer a coherent view of Ancient Egyptian life and times Although many myths are referenced in the Book of the Dead, there is much general superstition If you are interested broadly in Ancient Egypt literature, you would be better served by an anthology of surviving Ancient Egyptian texts If you are intent o [...]

    3. A collection of ancient prayers or spells for the benefit of the deceased, allowing them to come forth by day into the world of man, as a part of the bark of Re.This book screams for symbolic interpretation The Ancient Egyptians were a highly symbolic people.Unfortunately, reading it through can drag on, which is why it took me so long to read Not a book that commands one to continue reading Better as a resource than as a captivating read.

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