The Religion of Ancient Egypt

William Matthew Flinders PETRIE (1853 - 1942)

William Matthew Flinders Petrie – the father of Egyptian Archaeology – developed and applied statistical analysis to pottery from prehistoric sites and by this established seriation as a relative dating method as a major contribution to Egyptian Archaeology. In this scientific paper he describes special varieties of the conception of the supernatural in ancient Egypt. The source text also includes a list of "principal works on Egyptian religion" and a list of works "on religions ancient and modern". (Summary by Kajo and Piotrek81)

Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter I: The Nature of Gods Kajo
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Play 02 Chapter II: The nature of man Kajo
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Play 03 Chapter III: The future life Piotr Nater
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Play 04 Chapter IV: Animal worship Piotr Nater
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Play 05 Chapter V: The groups of gods. Animal-headed gods Piotr Nater
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Play 06 Chapter VI: The human gods Piotr Nater
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Play 07 Chapter VII: The cosmic gods Piotr Nater
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Play 08 Chapter VIII: The abstract gods Piotr Nater
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Play 09 Chapter IX: The foreign gods Piotr Nater
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Play 10 Chapter X: The cosmogony Piotr Nater
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Play 11 Chapter XI: The ritual and priesthood Piotr Nater
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Play 12 Chapter XII: The sacred books Piotr Nater
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Play 13 Chapter XIII: Private worship Piotr Nater
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Play 14 Chapter XIV: Egyptian ethics Piotr Nater
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Play 15 Chapter XV: The influence of Egypt Piotr Nater
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