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The Ancient Egyptian Doctrine of the Immortality of the Soul

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The Ancient Egyptian Doctrine of the Immortality of the Soul By A. Wiedemann

Format: Free Scanned PDF

Pages (PDF): 124

Publication Date: 1895

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Book Description:

From the preface: In writing this treatise my object has been to give a clear exposition of the most important shape which the doctrine of immortality assumed in Egypt. This particular form of the doctrine was only one of many different ones that were held. The latter, however, were but occasional manifestations, whereas the system here treated of was the popular belief among all classes of the Egyptian people, from early to Coptic times. By far the greater part of the religious papyri and tomb texts and of the inscriptions of funerary stelae are devoted to it; the symbolism of nearly all the amulets is connected with it; it was bound up with the practice of mummifying the dead; and it centred in the person of Osiris, the most popular of all the gods of Egypt.


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