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Mackenzie Egyptian Myth and Legend

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EGYPTIAN MYTH AND LEGEND
Donald Mackenzie
 
Table ofContents
EGYPTIAN MYTH AND LEGEND................................................................................................................1
Donald Mackenzie...................................................................................................................................1PREFACE................................................................................................................................................1INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................................4CHAPTER I. Creation Legend of Sun Worshippers............................................................................17CHAPTER II. The Tragedy of Osiris....................................................................................................23CHAPTER III.Dawn of Civilization.....................................................................................................30CHAPTER IV.The Peasant who became King....................................................................................36CHAPTER V. Racial Myths in Egypt and Europe...............................................................................45CHAPTER VI.The City of the Elf God................................................................................................50CHAPTER VII.Death and the Judgment..............................................................................................54CHAPTER VIII. The Religion of the Stone Workers..........................................................................60CHAPTER IX.A Day in Old Memphis................................................................................................66CHAPTER X. The Great Pyramid Kings..............................................................................................72CHAPTER XI.Folk Tales of Fifty Centuries.......................................................................................77CHAPTER XII.Triumph of the Sun God.............................................................................................83CHAPTER XIII. Fall of the Old Kingdom...........................................................................................90CHAPTER XIV. Father Gods and Mother Goddesses.........................................................................96CHAPTER XV.The Rise of Amon.....................................................................................................100CHAPTER XVI. Tale of the Fugitive Prince.....................................................................................104CHAPTER XVII. Egypt's Golden Age................................................................................................112CHAPTER XVIII. Myths and Lays of the Middle Kingdom.............................................................117CHAPTER XIX. The Island of Enchantment.....................................................................................123CHAPTER XX.The Hyksos and their Strange God..........................................................................124CHAPTER XXI. Joseph and the Exodus.............................................................................................131CHAPTER XXII. Amon, the God of Empire.....................................................................................135CHAPTER XXIII. Tale of the Doomed Prince..................................................................................141CHAPTER XXIV. Changes in Social and Religious Life..................................................................145CHAPTER XXV. Amenhotep the Magnificent and Queen Tiy.........................................................150CHAPTER XXVI. The Religious Revolt of the Poet King................................................................154CHAPTER XXVII. The Empire of Rameses and the Homeric Age..................................................160CHAPTER XXVIII. Egypt and the Hebrew Monarchy.....................................................................165CHAPTER XXIX. The Restoration and the End................................................................................170
EGYPTIAN MYTH AND LEGENDi
 
EGYPTIAN MYTH AND LEGEND
Donald Mackenzie
This page copyright © 2002 Blackmask Online.http://www.blackmask.com
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER II. The Tragedy of Osiris
CHAPTER XV.The Rise of Amon
CHAPTER XXVII. The Empire of Rameses and the Homeric Age
CHAPTER XXVIII. Egypt and the Hebrew Monarchy
CHAPTER XXIX. The Restoration and the End
PREFACE
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.
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