Egyptian Myth A Very Short Introduction

This text explains the cultural and historical background to the fascinating and complex world of Egyptian myth, with each chapter dealing with a particular theme.

Egyptian Myth  A Very Short Introduction

This text explains the cultural and historical background to the fascinating and complex world of Egyptian myth, with each chapter dealing with a particular theme.

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Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 143
Authors: Geraldine (Oriental Institute Pinch, Oxford University), Geraldine Pinch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This text explains the cultural and historical background to the fascinating and complex world of Egyptian myth, with each chapter dealing with a particular theme.
Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Geraldine Pinch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-22 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The complex world of Egyptian myth is clearly illuminated in this fascinating new approach to ancient Egypt. Geraldine Pinch explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects, from Cleopatra's Needle and Tutankhamun's golden statue, to a story on papyrus of the gods misbehaving. What
Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Ian Shaw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-22 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? In this absorbing
Relativity: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Russell Stannard
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-24 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

100 years ago, Einstein's theory of relativity shattered the world of physics. Our comforting Newtonian ideas of space and time were replaced by bizarre and counterintuitive conclusions: if you move at high speed, time slows down, space squashes up and you get heavier; travel fast enough and you could weigh
Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Gerald O'Collins
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-27 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Despite a long history of external threats and internal strife, the Roman Catholic Church and the broader reality of Catholicism remain a vast and valuable presence into the third millennium of world history. What are the origins of the Catholic Church? How has Catholicism changed and adapted to such vast