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Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt: the One and the Many

 Author: Erik Hornung  Category: Deities  Publisher: Cornell University Press

Osiris, Horus, Isis, Thoth, Anubis – the many strange and compelling figures of the Egyptian gods and goddesses seem to possess endless fascination. The renowned Egyptologist Erik Hornung here studies the ancient Egyptians’ conceptions of god, basing his account on a thorough reappraisal of the primary sources. His book, now available in English for the first time, is the most extensive exploration yet undertaken of the nature of Egyptian religion.

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