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The Book of The Dead : The Papyrus of Ani In The British Museum
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Author E. A. Wallis Budge
Year 2017
Binding Hardback
Pages 543
ISBN10, ISBN13 9351285154, 9789351285151
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The Title 'The Book of The Dead : The Papyrus of Ani In The British Museum written/authored/edited by E. A. Wallis Budge', published in the year 2017. The ISBN 9789351285151 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 543 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Kalpaz Publications. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is Literature & Fiction / Literary / History / Ancient.
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ABOUT THE BOOK

The book details the Egyptian view of the afterlife. The sacred wisdom of the Priest of ancient Egypt and the experiences of the soul after death; one of the most important books in Egyptian history. The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a collection of spells which unable the soul of the deceased to navigate afterlife. The famous title was given the work by Western scholars the actual Title would translate as “The Book of Coming Forth by Day or Spells of Going Forth by day. It is also called “The Ancient Egyptian Bible”. The afterlife was considered to be a continuation of life on earth after one had passed through various difficulties and judgment in the Hall of truth a paradise which was a perfect reflection of one's life on earth.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

E.A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was an English Egyptologist, orientalist and philologist who worked for the British Museum. Budge became interested in languages before he was ten years old, but left school at the age of twelve in 1869 to work as a clerk at the retail firm of W.H. Smith, which sold books, stationery and related products. Budge was also a prolific author and he is especially remembered today for his work on ancient Egyptian religion. He retired from the British Museum in 1924. He continued to write and published several books. His last work was From Fetish to God in Ancient Egypt. Budge was Knighted in the 1920 for his distinguished contributions to Egyptology and the British Museum.

CONTENTS

                                                                                                                                                          

PREFACE (v)
INTRODUCTION:-
THE VERSIONS OF THE BOOK OF THE DEAD (ix)
THE LEGEND OF OSIRIS (xlviii)
THE DOCTRINE OF ETERNAL LIFE (lv)
EGYPTIAN IDEAS OF GOD (lxxxii)
THE ABODE OF THE BLESSED (ci)
THE GODS OF THE BOOK OF THE DEAD (cvii)
GEOGRAPHICAL AND MYTHOLOGICAL PLACES (cxxxiii)
FUNERAL CEREMONIES. (cxxxviii)
THE PAPYRUS OF ANI (cxlii)
TABLE OF CHAPTERS (cliii)
THE HIEROGLYPHIC TEXT OF THE PAPYRUS OF ANI, WITH INTERLINEAR
TRANSLITERATION AND WORD FOR WORD TRANSLATION (1-242)
TRANSLATION (245-369)
BIBLIOGRAPHY (371-377)

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