Gods and men in Egypt : 3000 BCE to 395 CE /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dunand, Fran├žoise
Other Authors: Zivie-Coche, Christiane
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Book I. Pharaonic Egypt. What is a god? ; Cosmogonies, creation, and time ; The gods on earth ; Of men and gods ; "Death will come" / Christiane Zivie-Coche
  • Book II. Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt. From the Lagides to the Roman Emperors : the new Pharaohs and their politico-religious ideology ; The reactions of the priests
  • A new god : the "creation" of Sarapis ; The vitality of the traditional religion ; New gods and cults ; Problems and controversies ; Official liturgies : the world of the temples and its activities ; From "learned" religion to "popular" religion ; Funerary beliefs and rituals / Fran├žoise Dunand.