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The Resource The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, Richard H. Wilkinson

The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, Richard H. Wilkinson

Label
The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt
Title
The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Richard H. Wilkinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"With hundreds of illustrations and specially commissioned drawings, this is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkinson, Richard H
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gods, Egyptian
  • Goddesses, Egyptian
  • Mythology, Egyptian
  • Egypt
Label
The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, Richard H. Wilkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Egyptian Religion and the Gods.
  • p. 6
  • Chronology.
  • p. 8
  • Map.
  • p. 9
  • I.
  • Rise and Fall of the Gods
  • Birth of the Gods.
  • p. 12
  • Rule of the Gods.
  • p. 16
  • Decline of the Gods.
  • p. 20
  • II.
  • Nature of the Gods
  • Forms of the Divine.
  • p. 26
  • Manifestations of the Gods.
  • p. 32
  • Egypt and Monotheism.
  • p. 36
  • III.
  • Worship of the Gods
  • Care of the Gods.
  • p. 42
  • Popular Religion and Piety.
  • p. 46
  • Relationships with the Divine.
  • p. 50
  • IV.
  • Kingship and the Gods
  • Between Gods and Men.
  • p. 54
  • Deceased and Divine.
  • p. 60
  • Kingship Among the Gods.
  • p. 64
  • V.
  • Catalogue of Deities
  • Many Faces of the Divine.
  • p. 70
  • Groups of Deities.
  • p. 74
  • Male Anthropomorphic Deities.
  • p. 92
  • Female Anthropomorphic Deities.
  • p. 136
  • Mammalian Deities.
  • p. 170
  • Avian Deities.
  • p. 200
  • Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Deities.
  • p. 218
  • Invertebrate and Insect Deities.
  • p. 230
  • Inanimate Object Deities.
  • p. 236
  • Epilogue: A Lasting Legacy.
  • p. 242
  • Further Reading.
  • p. 244
  • Sources of Quotations.
  • p. 249
  • Illustrations Credits.
  • p. 250
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 251
  • Index.
  • p. 252
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780500051207
Lccn
2002110321
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
338 ill. (some col.), col. map
Label
The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, Richard H. Wilkinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Egyptian Religion and the Gods.
  • p. 6
  • Chronology.
  • p. 8
  • Map.
  • p. 9
  • I.
  • Rise and Fall of the Gods
  • Birth of the Gods.
  • p. 12
  • Rule of the Gods.
  • p. 16
  • Decline of the Gods.
  • p. 20
  • II.
  • Nature of the Gods
  • Forms of the Divine.
  • p. 26
  • Manifestations of the Gods.
  • p. 32
  • Egypt and Monotheism.
  • p. 36
  • III.
  • Worship of the Gods
  • Care of the Gods.
  • p. 42
  • Popular Religion and Piety.
  • p. 46
  • Relationships with the Divine.
  • p. 50
  • IV.
  • Kingship and the Gods
  • Between Gods and Men.
  • p. 54
  • Deceased and Divine.
  • p. 60
  • Kingship Among the Gods.
  • p. 64
  • V.
  • Catalogue of Deities
  • Many Faces of the Divine.
  • p. 70
  • Groups of Deities.
  • p. 74
  • Male Anthropomorphic Deities.
  • p. 92
  • Female Anthropomorphic Deities.
  • p. 136
  • Mammalian Deities.
  • p. 170
  • Avian Deities.
  • p. 200
  • Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Deities.
  • p. 218
  • Invertebrate and Insect Deities.
  • p. 230
  • Inanimate Object Deities.
  • p. 236
  • Epilogue: A Lasting Legacy.
  • p. 242
  • Further Reading.
  • p. 244
  • Sources of Quotations.
  • p. 249
  • Illustrations Credits.
  • p. 250
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 251
  • Index.
  • p. 252
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780500051207
Lccn
2002110321
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
338 ill. (some col.), col. map

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