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The Resource Ancient Egyptian religion, : an interpretation,, by H. Frankfort .

Ancient Egyptian religion, : an interpretation,, by H. Frankfort .

Label
Ancient Egyptian religion, : an interpretation,
Title
Ancient Egyptian religion,
Title remainder
an interpretation,
Statement of responsibility
by H. Frankfort .
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
WSU
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1897-1954
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Frankfort, Henri
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2441
LC item number
.F72
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Harper torchbooks: The Cloister library, TB 77H
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  • Egypt
  • Religion
  • Egypt
  • Egyptische godsdienst
  • Religion
  • Ägypten (Altertum)
  • Religion
  • Ägypten (Altertum)
Label
Ancient Egyptian religion, : an interpretation,, by H. Frankfort .
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1948
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Egyptian gods -- The gods and their symbols -- Sacred animals and otherness -- Cosmic gods and human problems -- The immanence of the gods and the limitations of Egyptian religiosity -- 2. The Egyptian state -- The Egyptian conception of the state -- The organization of the state -- The person of the monarch -- Change, permanence, and the conception of Maat -- 3. The Egyptian way of life -- The "teachings" -- The pragmatic misinterpretation -- Success as attunement -- The absence of the concept of sin -- The significance of tradition -- 4. The Egyptian hope -- The preoccupation with death -- The dead in the tomb -- The appearing dead -- The transfigured dead -- The quasi-royal dead -- The dead in the cosmic circuit -- 5. Change and permanence in literature and art -- Obstacles to our understanding -- The myth in folk tale and literature -- The absence of drama -- Narrative versus poetic style -- The short story -- Architectural forms
Control code
663895
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 181 pages
Isbn
9780061300776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)663895
Label
Ancient Egyptian religion, : an interpretation,, by H. Frankfort .
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1948
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Egyptian gods -- The gods and their symbols -- Sacred animals and otherness -- Cosmic gods and human problems -- The immanence of the gods and the limitations of Egyptian religiosity -- 2. The Egyptian state -- The Egyptian conception of the state -- The organization of the state -- The person of the monarch -- Change, permanence, and the conception of Maat -- 3. The Egyptian way of life -- The "teachings" -- The pragmatic misinterpretation -- Success as attunement -- The absence of the concept of sin -- The significance of tradition -- 4. The Egyptian hope -- The preoccupation with death -- The dead in the tomb -- The appearing dead -- The transfigured dead -- The quasi-royal dead -- The dead in the cosmic circuit -- 5. Change and permanence in literature and art -- Obstacles to our understanding -- The myth in folk tale and literature -- The absence of drama -- Narrative versus poetic style -- The short story -- Architectural forms
Control code
663895
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 181 pages
Isbn
9780061300776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)663895
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