MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

By: Tyldesley, Joyce A.

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From Herodotus to The Mummy, Western civilization has long been fascinated with the exotic myths and legends of Ancient Egypt but they have often been misunderstood. Here acclaimed Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley guides us throu gh 3000 years of changing stories and, in retelling them, shows us what the y mean. Gathered from pyramid friezes, archaological finds and contemporary documents, these vivid and strange stories explain everything from why the Nile flooded every year to their beliefs about what exactly happened after death and shed fascinating light on what life was like for both rich and p oor. Lavishly illustrated with colour pictures, maps and family trees, help ful glossaries explaining all the major gods and timelines of the Pharoahs and most importantly packed with unforgettable stories, this book offers th e perfect introduction to Egyptian history and civilization.

Title: MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

Author Name: Tyldesley, Joyce A.

Categories: Folklore & Mythology,

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2010

ISBN Number: 1846143691

ISBN Number 13: 9781846143694

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Seller ID: RWARE0000045829