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Egyptian mythology

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
70 words

Polytheistic mythology that developed in small agricultural communities, each with its own local deities, united under the Pharaohs. A vast ...

Egyptian Religion

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Current Version:
2008

The most conspicuous aspects of the Egyptian religion in the Greco-Roman world were its specialized caste of priests, its numerous ...

Egyptian deities

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Richard L. Gordon

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
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Classical studies, History
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572 words
the Graeco-Roman view of Egyptian religion is sharply fissured. Despite Herodotus 2. 50. 1 (comm. A. B. Lloyd, 1975–88), many writers of all periods, and probably most individuals, found ... More
Egyptian Mythology

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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Current Version:
2010

The religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians were the dominating influence in the development of their culture, although a true ...

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