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Egypt, the Trunk of the Tree [electronic resource] : A Modern Survey of an Ancient Land

Author/Creator:
Najovits, Simson.
Publication:
New York : Algora Publishing, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (364 p.)
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Local subjects:
Egypt -- Civilization. (search)
Egypt -- Religion. (search)
Egypt. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Award-winning writer Najovits shares the joy and fascination of decoding the hints and signals emanating from ancient Egypt that still illuminate civilization today. Volume II discusses Egypt's place in the history of religions and its possible influence
Contents:
Chapter 9. The Central Preoccupation of the Egyptian Religion: The Search for a Solution; to the Scandal of Death; Chapter 10. Polytheism, Theocracy and Politico- Religious Rivalry and the Advent of monotheising Chief Gods; Chapter 11. Akhenaten Invents the First Monotheism, Accompanied by the Amarna Art Revolution; Chapter 12. Egypto-Hebrew Relations: Supposed and Proven Egypto-Hebrew Connections and Their Central Issue; Chapter 13. The Apex of Egyptian Power and Its Subsequent Decline; Chapter 14. Egypt as a Hinge Society, a Link and an Influence - Authentic and Imaginary
Chapter 15. The Rediscovery of Egypt as the Trunk of the TreeSelected Bibliography; Glossary/Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
0-87586-201-2
0-585-49235-2
OCLC:
476114100