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Who"s who in Egyptian mythology

by Anthony S. Mercatante

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Published by C. N. Potter : distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Egyptian -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 219-231.

    StatementAnthony S. Mercatante ; foreword by Robert S. Bianchi ; illustrated by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2428 .M47 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4726669M
    ISBN 100517534452, 0517534460
    LC Control Number78014477

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A chronology of ancient Egyptian dynasties is included at the front of the book. The annotated bibliography has been updated by Bianchi to include new books as well as old standards.

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Whos Who in Egyptian Mythology/5(9). -- Spanning Egypt year cultural legacy, this second edition of Mercatante's classic volume alphabetically defines Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology Entries include the rulers of ancient Egypt, the pyramids, and their deities as well as ancient Egyptian culture thought arts and technology.

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Now in a revised and updated second edition, Who's Who In Egyptian Mythology compiled and co-authored by Antony S. Mercatante and Robert Steven Bianchi presents the Egyptian pantheon and a compendium of related topics, historical personages, and themes pertinent to it in and arranged in an alphabetical order, and an encyclopedia-style, from Akhenaten to Zehuti (another Cited by: 9.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.5/5(1). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon 5D City New York Donor alibris EditionPages: Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology (Book): Mercatante, Anthony S.: Alphabetically arranged entries on all the major gods, goddesses, myths, and themes of Egyptian mythology.

Whos Who In Mythology book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Extensive and colourful mythologies of gods, heroes, places, /5.

In Who's Who In Egyptian Mythology Anthony S. Mercatante has given us a concise, easy-to-use dictionary of ancient Egyptian deities. There has been no comparable work in English for the general reader since the volumes published in the early part 4/5(44).

Egyptian mythology is the collection of myths from ancient Egypt, which describe the actions of the Egyptian gods as a means of understanding the world around them. The beliefs that these myths express are an important part of ancient Egyptian appear frequently in Egyptian writings and art, particularly in short stories and in religious material such as hymns, ritual texts.

Mercatante, Anthony S. WHOS WHO IN EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover New York Clarkson N. Potter Very Good- in wrappers. Crease at spine. Remainder mark to bottom page edges.

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One of the oldest goddesses in Egyptian mythology is Nut, the goddess of the sky (nut means ‘sky’ in the ancient Egyptian language). It was believed that that the sky is, in fact, a star-covered nude woman arched over the earth in a plank or perhaps down-dog position. Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology by Anthony S.

Mercatante. Scarecrow Press, Incorporated, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Spanning ancient Egyptian culture (ca. B.C.E. to C.E. ), the Handbook of Egyptian Mythology is the only complete survey of Egyptian mythology of its kind available in English.

In this comprehensive introduction to Egyptian mythology, author Geraldine Pinch shows how the mythology of Ancient Egypt must be pieced together from a variety of written and visual sources.5/5(1).

Anubis or Inpu, Anpu in Ancient Egyptian (/ ə ˈ nj uː b ɪ s /; Ancient Greek: Ἄνουβις, Egyptian: inpw, Coptic: ⲁⲛⲟⲩⲡ Anoup) is the Greek name of the god of death, mummification, embalming, the afterlife, cemeteries, tombs, and the Underworld, in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head.

Consort: Anput. Well cross-referenced. Lightly revised, with a bibliography updated from the edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR () Booknews. This is an edited and slightly revised edition of a book with the same title.

The late Mercatante authored many books and articles on religion, mythology, and : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Horus is the name of a sky god in ancient Egyptian mythology which designates primarily two deities: Horus the Elder (or Horus the Great), the last born of the first five original gods, and Horus the Younger, the son of Osiris and ing to the historian Jimmy Dunn, "Horus is the most important of the avian deities" who takes on so many forms and is depicted so differently in various Author: Joshua J.

Mark. Made popular with the Book of the Dead and a thousand cheesy Curse of the Mummy movies, Ancient Egypt still holds its fascination in the modern world. In this electronic internet age, the Egyptian government should really consider renaming the place E-gypt.

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Our Holy Database currently contains Egyptian deity names and unique articles. The concise list can be found on our pantheon page of Egyptian Gods and spirits. This list is frequently updated — we are constantly discovering more! Aah, Aapep, Abtu, Ahemait, Ahti (2), Ailuros, Aken, Aker, Amathaon.Meet the Egyptian Gods.

Please select a name from the list below to view the Egyptian god’s description. Ra The god of the sun, Ra was the first pharaoh of the world, back in the days when gods inhabited Egypt. Each day, Ra’s golden sun ship would sail across the sky, and each night it would travel through the underground world of the Duat.