The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Volume Iii Routledge Revivals

Author: E. A. Wallis Budge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317649516
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The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Volume Iii Routledge Revivals from the Author: E. A. Wallis Budge. This is the third of three volumes, first published in 1906, which treat the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. The first volume contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-Țuat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations; the second, the hieroglyphic text of the short form of the Åm-Tuat and the Book of Gates. This volume explores the origin of the Books of the Other World, highlighting and comparing the most remarkable features, with prefatory remarks and a full index to the whole work. The object of all the Books of the Other World was to provide the dead with a ‘guide’ or ‘handbook,’ containing a description of the regions through which their souls would have to pass on their way to the Kingdom of Osiris, and which would supply them with the words of power and magical names necessary for an unimpeded journey from this world to the next.

The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Volume Ii Routledge Revivals

Author: E. A. Wallis Budge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317649575
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The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Volume Ii Routledge Revivals from the Author: E. A. Wallis Budge. This is the second of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the short form of the Åm-Tuat and of the Book of Gates, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. In the Book of Gates the doctrines of the sophisticated cult of Osiris are prominent: they affirm that the beatified live for ever in the kingdom of Osiris, and feed daily upon his eternal body. The object of all the Books of the Other World was to provide the dead with a ‘guide’ or ‘handbook,’ containing a description of the regions through which their souls would have to pass on their way to the Kingdom of Osiris, and which would supply them with the words of power and magical names necessary for an unimpeded journey from this world to the next.

The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Volume I Routledge Revivals

Author: E. A. Wallis Budge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317649621
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The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Volume I Routledge Revivals from the Author: E. A. Wallis Budge. This is the first of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-Tuat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. This text, at least in the form that we have it, was produced by the priests of Åmen-Rā at Thebes, with the intention of demonstrating that their god was the overlord of all the gods, and the supreme power in the universe. The object of all the Books of the Other World was to provide the dead with a ‘guide’ or ‘handbook,’ containing a description of the regions through which their souls would have to pass on their way to the Kingdom of Osiris, and which would supply them with the words of power and magical names necessary for an unimpeded journey from this world to the next.

The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Parts One And Two

Author: E. A. Wallis Budge
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 9781417919338
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The Egyptian Heaven And Hell Parts One And Two from the Author: E. A. Wallis Budge. 1905. Two Volumes of Three. With over 180 illustrations. This is a three volume collection of texts and commentary about the Ancient Egyptian alternate reality called the Tuat. The Tuat was both the region that the boat of the Sun God Ra traversed during the night, and the place where inhabitants of this world went after death. A description of the Tuat, and its inhabitants and portals, was inscribed on the walls of the tombs of all social strata. Contents: Volume I. The Book Am-Tuat; Volume II. The Short form of the Boo Am-Tuat and The Book of Gates; and Volume III. The Contents of the Books of the Other World Described and Compared. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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