Hathor Rising: The Secret Power of Ancient Egypt (BOK)

Alison Roberts

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Drawing together temple art, myths, rituals and poetry, Hathor Rising reveals a rich tradition of feminine divinity. It explores how the sexual polarity of Hathor and the sun god manifests in the Pharaoh's life' as well as Hathor's connection with Isis and the moon cults. The serpent cult was given a new impetus by Hatshepsut, the innovative female Pharaoh whose remarkable reign, early in the 15th century BC, laid the foundations for the cultural splendour of New Kingdom Egypt. Ecstatic, musical, heart-centred -- the serpent tradition was interrupted only by the reign of Akhenaten who suppressed much of the serpent cult in favour of a trinitarian father god.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1995 Forfatter Alison Roberts
Forlag
Gardners Books Ltd
ISBN 9780952423300
Antall sider 186 Dimensjoner 23,5cm x 18,5cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 510 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice, Ancient Egyptian religion & mythology