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read Egyptian Myth mobi Ô Very Short Introductions ï geraldine pinch ï Egyptian myths articulated the core values of one of the longest lasting civilizations in history and myths of deities such as Isis and Osiris influenced contemporary cultures and became part of the Western cultural heritage EgyptianNdings of Horus and Seth is looked at in detail and the many interpretations it has provoked are examined In addition to a list of major deities and myths there are explanations of related topics such as how hieroglyphs work royal names and titles and the Egyptian cosmos There is also a timeline of Egyptian history a glossary of technical terms and an up to date bibliograp As far as the Very Short Introduction series goes this book is rather weak Th

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H each chapter dealing with a particular themeTo show the variety of source material for Egyptian myth each chapter features a particular object such as the obelisk known as Cleopatra's Needle a golden statue of Tutankhamun and a papyrus containing a story in which the Egyptian gods behave outrageously which is illustrated by a photograph or line drawing The myth The Conte The author of this book Geraldine Pinch did well in making a useful introduct

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