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Edfu: The Throne of Horus

Miroslav Verner

in Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The town of Edfu, situated about halfway along the road between Luxor and Aswan, was an important Upper Egyptian religious center and the focus of the worship of the falcon god Horus of Behdet. ... More


Black Apollo?: Martin Bernal's Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, volume iii, and Why Race Still Matters

Patrice D. Rankine

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a discussion of Martin Bernal's third volume of Black Athena, published in 2006, with a view toward Bernal's continued relevance in a changing social, political, and ... More


Sethy II Restored

Aidan Dodson

in Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163951
eISBN:
9781936190058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163951.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

It is unclear whether the titulary of the restored Sethy II differed substantively from that used in his first years. Only one full titular is formally dated and while the king had a number of ... More


The Peculiar Codex Jerusalem 22

in All the Names of the Lord: Lists, Mysticism, and Magic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226388700
eISBN:
9780226388724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388724.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores Horus Apollo's Book on the Hieroglyphics. The subject is the symbolic logic behind the Egyptian script. The passage itself introduces the peculiar cultural association between ... More


Myth and the Getty Hexameters 1

Sarah Iles Johnston

in The Getty Hexameters: Poetry, Magic, and Mystery in Ancient Selinous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664108
eISBN:
9780191745768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664108.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter interprets the myth that comprises the central historiola of the Getty Hexameters, suggesting that it constitutes a characteristically Greek reworking of Egyptian traditions concerning ... More


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