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The Resource Kingship and the gods : a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature, Henri Frankfort ; with a new pref. by Samuel Noah Kramer

Kingship and the gods : a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature, Henri Frankfort ; with a new pref. by Samuel Noah Kramer

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Kingship and the gods : a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature
Title
Kingship and the gods
Title remainder
a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature
Statement of responsibility
Henri Frankfort ; with a new pref. by Samuel Noah Kramer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1897-1954
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frankfort, Henri
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BL325.K5
LC item number
F7 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oriental Institute essay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kings and rulers
  • Egypt
  • Assyro-Babylonian religion
  • Egypt
  • Assyro-Babylonian religion
  • Kings and rulers
  • Religion
  • Egypt
  • Koningen (vorsten)
  • Goden
  • Godsdienst
  • Rois et souverains
  • Religion assyro-babylonienne
  • Religion égyptienne
  • Rois et souverains
Label
Kingship and the gods : a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature, Henri Frankfort ; with a new pref. by Samuel Noah Kramer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : concepts of kingship in the ancient Near East -- The historical foundation : the achievement of Menes -- The theoretical foundation : the Memphite theology -- The king's person : Horus -- The king's rule -- The king's potency : the ka -- The king's ceremonial : the Sed festival -- The king's supporters : the royal ancestors -- The royal succession -- The coronation -- The transfiguration of the king's predecessor -- The mystery play of the succession -- The gods of the Egyptians -- The power in the sun : creation -- The power in cattle : procreation -- The power in the earth : resurrection -- The historical forms of kingship in Mesopotamia -- The making of a king -- Government -- The service of the gods -- The gods of Mesopotamia -- The deification of kings -- The New Year's festival -- Epilogue : the Hebrews
Control code
4468160
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Phoenix ed
Extent
xxiii, 444 pages, [21] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780226260112
Lccn
78105541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4468160
Label
Kingship and the gods : a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature, Henri Frankfort ; with a new pref. by Samuel Noah Kramer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 : concepts of kingship in the ancient Near East -- The historical foundation : the achievement of Menes -- The theoretical foundation : the Memphite theology -- The king's person : Horus -- The king's rule -- The king's potency : the ka -- The king's ceremonial : the Sed festival -- The king's supporters : the royal ancestors -- The royal succession -- The coronation -- The transfiguration of the king's predecessor -- The mystery play of the succession -- The gods of the Egyptians -- The power in the sun : creation -- The power in cattle : procreation -- The power in the earth : resurrection -- The historical forms of kingship in Mesopotamia -- The making of a king -- Government -- The service of the gods -- The gods of Mesopotamia -- The deification of kings -- The New Year's festival -- Epilogue : the Hebrews
Control code
4468160
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Phoenix ed
Extent
xxiii, 444 pages, [21] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780226260112
Lccn
78105541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4468160
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