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The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 2 - a book by Budge, E. A. Wallis

The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 2

The Gods of the Egyptians, Volume 2( )
Author: Budge, E. A. Wallis
Series title:Egypt Ser.
ISBN:978-0-486-13998-2
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Dover Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

Thorough coverage of evolution of cults, rites and gods; the cult of Osiris; the Book of the Dead and its rites; the sacred animals and birds; Heaven and Hell; and more.

Book Details
Pages:440
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Ancient
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches
Author Biography
Budge, E. A. Wallis (Author)
E.A. Wallis Budge, 1857 - 1934 Budge was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. He was also a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. He collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan.

Budge is known for translating the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is also known as The Papyrus of Ani. He also analyzed many of the practices of Egyptian religion, language and ritual. His written works consisted of translated texts and hieroglyphs and a complete dictionary of hieroglyphs. Budge's published works covered areas of Egyptian culture ranging from Egyptian religion, Egyptian mythology and magical practices. He was knighted in 1920.

E.A. Wallis Budge died on November 23, 1934 in London, England.

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