Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Egyptian Mythology books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt (2004)
- The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt (2017)
- Egyptian Mythology: Tales of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, Pharaohs, & the Legacy of Ancient Egypt. (2018)
- The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day The Complete Papyrus of Ani Featuring Integrated Text and Fill-Color Images (History … Mythology Books, History of Ancient Egypt) (2015)
- Tales of Ancient Egypt (Puffin Classics) (2011)
- Mythology: Classic stories from the Greek, Celtic, Norse, Japanese, Hindu, Chinese, Mesopotamian and Egyptian Mythology (2019)
- Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Egyptian Myths of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures (2018)
- Egyptian Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Ancient Gods and Beliefs of Egyptian Mythology (Greek Mythology – Norse Mythology – Egyptian Mythology) (2019)
- Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals (Norse Mythology – Egyptian Mythology – Greek Mythology) (Volume 2) (2017)
- Mythology: The Ancient Secrets of the Greeks, Egyptians, Vikings, and the Norse (2015)
- Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology and Roman Mythology (2017)
- Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs (2013)
- Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes (2011)
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From stories of resurrected mummies and thousand-year-old curses to powerful pharaohs and the coveted treasures of the Great Pyramids, ancient Egypt has had an unfaltering grip on the modern imagination.
The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt (2017)
A comprehensive guide to the deities of ancient Egypt: their origins and their central role in the lives of the Egyptian peopleWorshipped for over three-fifths of recorded history, Egypt’s gods and goddesses are among the most fascinating of human civilization. The lives of pharaohs and commoners alike were dominated by the need to honor, worship, and pacify the huge pantheon of deities, from the benevolent to the malevolent.
Egyptian Mythology: Tales of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, Pharaohs, & the Legacy of Ancient Egypt. (2018)
Few civilizations hold the lure and appeal as ancient Egypt. Renown for their colossal temples, ornate tombs and an elaborate god mythology, ancient Egypt is a land of romance, mystery, and appeal for young and old. Since the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in the early 19th Century the world has been fascinated by one of the oldest empirical civilizations, and for good reason. Egyptian Mythology!
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day The Complete Papyrus of Ani Featuring Integrated Text and Fill-Color Images (History … Mythology Books, History of Ancient Egypt) (2015)
Upon death, it was the practice for some Egyptians to produce a papyrus manuscript called the Book of Going Forth by Day or the Book of the Dead. A Book of the Dead included declarations and spells to help the deceased in the afterlife. The Papyrus of Ani is the manuscript compiled for Ani, the royal scribe of Thebes. Written and illustrated almost 3,300 years ago, The Papyrus of Ani is a papyrus manuscript with cursive hieroglyphs and color illustrations.
These stories include the great myths – of Amen-Ra, who created all the creatures in the world; of Isis, seaching the waters for her dead husband Osiris; of the Bennu Bird and the Book of Thoth. But there are also tales told for pleasure about magic, treasure and adventure – even the first ever Cinderella story.
Mythology: Classic stories from the Greek, Celtic, Norse, Japanese, Hindu, Chinese, Mesopotamian and Egyptian Mythology (2019)
Do you know how many wives Zeus had? Or how the famous Trojan War was caused by one beautiful lady? Or how Thor got his hammer?Give your imagination a real treat. This Mega Mythology Collection is for you. Get 8 books with the price of 3 today! Greek Mythology:From the beginning of the Cosmos to the Odyssey, be ready to venture into an exciting world of love, loyalty, infidelity, vengeance, deception, and intrigue!
Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Egyptian Myths of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures (2018)
It can be challenging to find a comprehensive and engaging collection of Egyptian myths considering the number of versions and translations available. However, look no further as you have found a captivating book that includes many of the most popular Egyptian myths in an easy-to-read format. This book is divided into four parts.
Egyptian Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Ancient Gods and Beliefs of Egyptian Mythology (Greek Mythology – Norse Mythology – Egyptian Mythology) (2019)
Egyptian MythologyIn this brief introduction to the subject of Egyptian Mythology the author has given a lot of thought to the context of the subject. This makes it an easy read. There is a useful Historical Timeline which allows the reader to follow the complexities of Egyptian history and locate the mythology within the development of the country.
Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals (Norse Mythology – Egyptian Mythology – Greek Mythology) (Volume 2) (2017)
This book on Egyptian mythology is part of the best-selling series “Norse Mythology – Egyptian Mythology – Greek Mythology.” In this ultimate guide on Egyptian Mythology, you will discover captivating stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals. In this book, you will also find factual history as well as insightful information regarding Egyptian mythology.
From the ~Ancient Civilizations and Mythology~ collection and the award winning writer, Martin R. Phillips, comes a masterful explanation of the Greek, Egyptian, and Norse Mythology. From the gods to the titans to all of the ancient legends and the folk lore, this book has it all! “An excellent depiction of the world’s most fascinating ancient civilizations and their mythology
Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology and Roman Mythology (2017)
The broad arc of the first manuscript takes us from the dim beginnings of creation as seen in the Greek mythology. We move through the birth of Titans, their overthrow by the Olympian gods, the gods’ dealings with mortals like Paris of Troy, Jason and the Golden Fleece, the Trojan War, and into historical times.
In this retelling of nine tales of ancient Egypt, Marcia Williams uses her signature comicstrip style to capture the rich mythology and early history of this great civilization. Rami, Ra’s beloved cat, highlights Egypt’s many cultural and technological advances along the way.
Edith Hamilton’s mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present.We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus.
Best Egyptian Mythology Books That Will Hook You
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Egyptian Mythology: A Traveller's Guide from Aswan to Alexandria
Author(s): Garry J. Shaw
ID: 3147799, Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd, Year: 2021, Size: 57 Mb, Format: epub
Egyptian Mythology: Gods, Goddesses, and Medicine from Ancient Egypt
Author(s): Xena Ronin
ID: 3158341, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals
Author(s): Matt Clayton
ID: 2155682, Publisher: , Year: 2017, Size: 581 Kb, Format: epub
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