Pub. Date:
Taylor & Francis
Egyptian Solar Religion in the New Kingdom: RE, Amun and the Crisis of Polytheism / Edition 1

Egyptian Solar Religion in the New Kingdom: RE, Amun and the Crisis of Polytheism / Edition 1

by Assmann
Current price is , Original price is $205.0. You

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Please check back later for updated availability.

This item is available online through Marketplace sellers.


First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780710304650
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/1995
Series: Studies in Egyptology
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jan Assmann is Honorary Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Constance, where he is today.

Table of Contents

Part 1 The mysteries of the sun cult: preliminary considerations. acting. knowing. Part 2 The iconography of the solar journey: "icon" and "constellation"; the icons of the solar journey reflected by the traditional solar phases hymn. Part 3 The phenomenology of the solar journey: historical aspects - the discarded image. theological aspects. stylistic aspects - the transformation of the solar phases hymn. Part 4 Amun theology of the Early Period: eulogies from tombs - Hatshesput to Amenophis II. Part 5 Ba - hiddenness and oneness: Theban Amun-Re theology in the Ramesside Period I. preliminary observations. oneness and hiddenness. transcendence and hidden unity. Part 6 Cosmic god and saviour: Theban Amun-Re theology of the Ramesside Period II. creation. life. Part 7 Judge and saviour - the god of the individual: the problem of personal piety life. saviour and helper of the oppressed. judge. "division of power" and "representation.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews