Free book online download Heka - The Practices Of Ancient Egyptian Ritual And Magic

Heka - The Practices Of Ancient Egyptian Ritual And Magic

Heka - The Practices Of Ancient Egyptian Ritual And Magic

by David Rankine

Publisher: Avalonia
ISBN: 9781905297078
Pages: 196
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 5 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-25
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The religious and magical practices of the ancient Egyptians have had a profound and lasting effect on the world. Egypt has been described as the "mother of magicians". To appreciate the Egyptian view of magic, we need to accept that to the Egyptians magic was not considered strange or eccentric, but was a part of daily life, to which everyone resorted. Magic blended seamlessly with religion and medicine, being seen as part of a holistic worldview. In this volume these magical and religious practices are explored, from both a historical and practical perspective. The practices are explored from an ancient Egyptian worldview, taking into consideration that the Egyptian culture ...