CHAPTER XXVII. The Empire of Rameses and the Homeric Age
CHAPTER XXVIII. Egypt and the Hebrew Monarchy
CHAPTER XXIX. The Restoration and the End
In this volume the myths and legends of ancient Egypt are embraced in a historical narrative which beginswith the rise of the great Nilotic civilization and ends with the Græco−Roman Age. The principal deities aredealt with chiefly at the various periods in which they came into prominence, while the legends are soarranged as to throw light on the beliefs and manners and customs of the ancient people. Metrical renderingsare given of such of the representative folk songs and poems as can be appreciated at the present day.