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Temples of ancient Egypt

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Temples -- Egypt,
    • Rites and ceremonies -- Egypt,
    • Egypt -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-317) and index.

      Statementedited by Byron E. Shafer ; authors, Dieter Arnold ... [et al.].
      ContributionsShafer, Byron E. 1938-, Arnold, Dieter, 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2450.T43 T47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 335 p. :
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL677539M
      ISBN 100801433991
      LC Control Number97023851


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This book traces their development from earliest times through their period of glory and ultimate decline to Brand: Thames & Hudson. Five distinguished scholars here summarize the state of current knowledge about ancient Egyptian temples and the rituals associated with their use.

The first volume in English to survey the major types of Egyptian temples from the Old Kingdom to the Roman period, it offers a unique perspective on ritual and its cultural significance. The authors perceive temples as loci for the creative.

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The first volume in English to survey the major. From Luxor, often dubbed ‘the world’s largest open-air museum’, along the Nile to Aswan, southern Egypt’s temples and tombs stand with their doors open, inviting in modern-day detectives to uncover the secrets and mysteries of this ancient civilisation in a country that Egyptians today still call Umm Al Dunya, mother of the world.

In addition to the mighty pyramids of Egypt, some of which were built more than 4, years ago, the temples of ancient Egypt are without a reason of a doubt, among the most impressive surviving monuments of the ancient world. The ancient Egyptian temples were already ancient and a source of wonder in Greek and Roman times.

Specific towns and areas of Egypt usually placed varying emphasis on different gods, and most temples were dedicated to a specific god. This behaviour has led to Egyptian religion being labeled as more of a cult system than a completely homogeneous religion, but regardless, religion played a critical role in the life of every Egyptian.

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History >> Ancient Egypt Karnak The Temple of Karnak is the largest and one of the most visited temples of Ancient Egypt. It was founded in BC by the Pharaoh Senusret I. Building on the temple continued for over years throughout the history of Ancient Egypt.

Temples. The ancient Egyptians believed that temples were the homes of the gods and goddesses. Every temple was dedicatedto a god or goddess and he or she was worshipped there by the temple priests and the pharaoh.

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to its conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C.—ancient Egypt was the preeminent civilization. The oldest sanctuaries of Ancient Egypt, of which we can see remains still today, are the temples of Gizeh (4th Dynasty) and the suntemples of Abu Gharab (5th Dynasty).

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Temples were very important in ancient Egypt and people believed that these were places where gods and goddesses lived. Every god or goddess had a different temple where he or she was worshipped by the priests of the temple and the pharaoh.

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This study of ancient Egyptian temples and rituals complements the exploration of the religious world undertaken in Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice (Cornell University Press, ). Here, as for that book, the catalyst has been the symposium on ancient Egypt sponsored by Charles and Elizabeth Holman and held at Fordham University in New York City.Egyptian architecture, the architecture of the ancient Egyptians, formulated prior to BC and lasting through the Ptolemaic period (–30 BC).

Characteristics of Egyptian Architecture Scant tree growth prevented the extensive use of wood as a building material, but because fine clay was deposited by the floodwaters of the Nile, the.