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Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta - Ancient Egyptian Demonology

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Peeters. Belgium. First edition 2011. pp198.
Ancient Egyptian Demonology - studies on the boundaries between the demonic and the divine in Egyptian magic.

Near immaculate as new copy that is six years old. Green jacket with white text, one small diagonal closed tear at top of spine; green boards and superb block, printed on permanent archival paper.
"The practice of magic and the conceptualisation of personified demonic agents are central to the Egyptian understanding of the workings of the world from the very continuation of the cosmos itself down to the vicissitudes of existence faced by individuals."

With contributions from a dozen or so supremely qualified academics, the book touches on the worlds of magic and demonology, space, time and dreams (important 21 page chapter on the sending thereof), and spans all of the ancient civilisations of the Middle East, Greece and Egypt. Very learned text, full of references but sadly no illustrations.

Author is Associate Professor of Egyptology at the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean (Rhodes, Greece), holding the first Egyptological position in Greek academia since 2003, and director of the Laboratory for the Ancient World of the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Author(s):
Kousoulis, Panagiotis
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Peeters
Title:
Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta

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Peeters. Belgium. First edition 2011. pp198.
Ancient Egyptian Demonology - studies on the boundaries between the demonic and the divine in Egyptian magic.

Near immaculate as new copy that is six years old. Green jacket with white text, one small diagonal closed tear at top of spine; green boards and superb block, printed on permanent archival paper.
"The practice of magic and the conceptualisation of personified demonic agents are central to the Egyptian understanding of the workings of the world from the very continuation of the cosmos itself down to the vicissitudes of existence faced by individuals."

With contributions from a dozen or so supremely qualified academics, the book touches on the worlds of magic and demonology, space, time and dreams (important 21 page chapter on the sending thereof), and spans all of the ancient civilisations of the Middle East, Greece and Egypt. Very learned text, full of references but sadly no illustrations.

Author is Associate Professor of Egyptology at the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean (Rhodes, Greece), holding the first Egyptological position in Greek academia since 2003, and director of the Laboratory for the Ancient World of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Author(s):
Kousoulis, Panagiotis
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Peeters
Title:
Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta

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