The Priests of Ancient Egypt

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The Priests of Ancient Egypt - Sauneron, Serge, and Lorton, David, Professor (Translated by), and Corteggiani, Jean Pierre (Foreword by)
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The gods were everywhere in Ancient Egypt, including in the person of the Pharoah, considered to be a living god and son of the divine. Using as his sources the Egyptian texts and the testimony of classical authors, Serge Sauneron illuminates the role of the priesthood in Ancient Egypt. He recreates the system of thought of one of the great civilizations of antiquity, addressing such topics as priestly functions, the world of temples, holy festival, tombs and pyramids. preventing the world's descent into chaos. He takes the ...

The Priests of Ancient Egypt 2000, Cornell University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801436857

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The Priests of Ancient Egypt 1980, Grove/Atlantic

ISBN-13: 9780394174105

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