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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
"Comprehensive catalogue of the Egyptian deities, including Osiris, Amun, Hathor and Isis as well as minor figues such as Babi and Ba-Pef; surveys the evolution of the gods, their importance in Egyptian society and religion, their differing manifestations, iconography and cult centers, and their eventual decline; color photographs and drawings depict tomb paintings, temple reliefs, statues, and much more"--Cover
Cataloging source
YVR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkinson, Richard H
Dewey number
  • 299.31211 WILKINS 2017
  • 299/.31211
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2450.G6
LC item number
W56 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gods, Egyptian
  • Goddesses, Egyptian
  • Mythology, Egyptian
  • Egypt
  • Goddesses, Egyptian
  • Gods, Egyptian
  • Mythology, Egyptian
  • Religion
  • Egypt
  • HISTORY / Ancient / Egypt
  • HISTORY / Civilization
Label
The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, Richard H. Wilkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Egyptian religion and the gods. Chronology ; Map -- I. Rise and fall of the gods. Birth of the gods ; Rule of the gods ; Decline of the gods -- II. Nature of the gods. Forms of the divine ; Manifestations of the gods ; Egypt and monotheism -- III. Worship of the gods. Care of the gods ; Popular religion and piety ; Relationships with the divine -- IV. Kingship and the gods. Between gods and men ; Deceased and divine ; Kingship among the gods -- V. The catalogue of deities. Many faces of the divine ; Groups of deities ; Male anthropomorphic deities ; Female anthropomorphic deities ; Mammalian deities ; Avian deities ; Reptile, amphibian and fish deities ; Invertebrate and insect deities ; Inanimate object deities -- Epilogue: A lasting legacy
Control code
ocn974848178
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780500284247
Lccn
2016943970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)974848178
Label
The complete gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, Richard H. Wilkinson
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Egyptian religion and the gods. Chronology ; Map -- I. Rise and fall of the gods. Birth of the gods ; Rule of the gods ; Decline of the gods -- II. Nature of the gods. Forms of the divine ; Manifestations of the gods ; Egypt and monotheism -- III. Worship of the gods. Care of the gods ; Popular religion and piety ; Relationships with the divine -- IV. Kingship and the gods. Between gods and men ; Deceased and divine ; Kingship among the gods -- V. The catalogue of deities. Many faces of the divine ; Groups of deities ; Male anthropomorphic deities ; Female anthropomorphic deities ; Mammalian deities ; Avian deities ; Reptile, amphibian and fish deities ; Invertebrate and insect deities ; Inanimate object deities -- Epilogue: A lasting legacy
Control code
ocn974848178
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780500284247
Lccn
2016943970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)974848178

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