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Egyptian Magic (original 1901; edition 1979)

by Sir E A Wallis Budge

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Title:Egyptian Magic
Authors:Sir E A Wallis Budge
Info:Routledge (1979), Paperback, 256 pages
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In this classic work, first published in 1899, one of the most prolific Egyptologists of the Victorian era offers his renowned insight into the magical power names, spells, and talismans held for the ancient Egyptians. How did beliefs that predated the worship of deities come to become associated with controlling gods and goddesses? How did magical amulets ward off evil spirits? What role did scarabs serve in bestowing immortality? The writings of... ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 17, 2015 |
An outdated but engrossing study by the eminent Victorian Egyptologist. (He appears as an always just-off-screen charater in Elizabeth Peters' well-reasearched Egyptological mysteries.)

-Kushana
  Kushana | Jan 30, 2009 |
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Sums up all that is known about magic in Ancient Egypt: the role of magic in controlling the gods, powerful amulets that warded off evil spirits, scarabs of immortality, use of wax images, formulas and spells, the secret name, much more.

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