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7. The big fight: conflict and reconciliation

7. The big fight: conflict and reconciliation  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803467
‘The Contendings of Horus and Seth’ is one of the longest narratives to survive from Ancient Egypt and is one of the most controversial. It has been used to analyse many questions about ... More
9. Personal myths: myth and popular religion

9. Personal myths: myth and popular religion  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803467
Myths come from a culture rather than an individual. Myths are modified as they are told, but it's a communal process. However, in Ancient Egypt, myths could be applied in personal ways to ... More
Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction  

Geraldine Pinch

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192803467
Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects on Egyptian mythology, from Cleopatra's ... More
2. Divine words: language and myth

2. Divine words: language and myth  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803467
Knowledge of Egyptian mythology has come together from many different sources written at different times and in different languages and scripts. ‘Divine words: language and myth’ looks at ... More

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