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Book of the Gates

Author(s): Teodor Lekov
Contributor(s): Lyuben Kozarev (Editor)
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Archaeology, Literary Texts, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Cultural history, Foreign languages learning, Museology & Heritage Studies, Semiotics / Semiology, Customs / Folklore, Architecture, Library and Information Science, Visual Arts, Studies of Literature, History of Philosophy, Non-European Philosophy, Semiology, Special Branches of Philosophy, Ethnohistory, Ancient World, Theology and Religion, Comparative Studies of Religion, Religion and science , Morphology, Lexis, Semantics, Historical Linguistics, Other Language Literature, Ancient Philosphy, Middle-East Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Philology, Translation Studies, History of Religion
Published by: Издателство »Изток-Запад«
Keywords: Аncient Egypt; religion; Gods; culture; sacred knowledge; world; creation; Egyptology; commentary; translation; Egyptian terminology; papyrus; literature; writings; kingship; immortality; study; hieroglyphic texts; scientist; archaeologist; book;books;
Summary/Abstract: The "Book of the Gates" is the third book of Ancient Egyptian Religious Texts series, which includes the main works of the Egyptian sacred tradition. "The Book of the Gates" is an ancient Egyptian magical book devoted to journey of the god of sun to the afterlife. Its name has been given because of the gates that close the spaces between the various parts of the underground kingdom. The book is intended for the Egyptian ruler; it was unavailable to the uninitiated. It first appeared in the middle of the New Kingdom (XIV BCE) and was recorded on the walls of the royal tombs.This edition contains an introduction, an ancient Egyptian translation (accompanied by translation), images of the scenes and commentary. It is published for the first time in Bulgarian.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-619-152-917-9
  • Page Count: 280
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Bulgarian, Egyptian (Ancient)