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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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31;
dignity conferred on the dead by the, 32;
preparation for death, 32;
race origin, 34, 35;
priest; Manetho an, 35;
divisions of history, 36;
systems of dating, 36;
earliest antiques, 37;
description of ruins, 37;
key to hieroglyphic writing, 37;
preservation of antiquities, 38;
contributions to archæology, 38;
architects, 40;
monuments, 40;
mode of life, 44;
domestic animals, 44;
trade, 46;
agriculture, 46;
law was traditional, 47;
religion paramount consideration, 48;
inventive faculty, 48;
peasants, 49, 50;
fatalists, 49;
character, 50;
love of justice, 51;
priesthood, 52;
dutiful sons, 54;
abilities of priests, 54;
mysteries of priestcraft, 56:
kings enlarged buildings of predecessors, 60;
Osiris texts; complete legend of Osiris not found in, 64;
Isis beloved by, 80;
St. George an hero of, 87;
Horus the child honoured by the, 95;
myth re eclipses of the sun and moon, 96;
Set in disrepute with the, 101;
tombs; jackal-trails as guides to, 105;
confusion of their deities' attributes, 107;
texts dealing with welfare of the dead, 110;
origin; mysteries of the Cabiri of, 122;
everlasting punishment and the, 123, 124;
idea of temporary punishment; scenery of infernal regions, 124;
description of their heaven, 125, 126, 128;
material mind of the, 135;
Tem, one of first gods of; day divided into three parts by, 136;
scarabs, 137;
skill in manufacture of automata, 142;
creative deities, 144;
pre-dynastic, 152;
the royal line, 157;
art, 160, 311-326;
Aten cult failed to appeal to the, 161;
moon and the, 164, 168;
Hathor and the, 168, 169;
Hapi, as god of the Nile, in close relationship to the, 170;
burial ceremonies, 174;
goddesses; cow-horns worn by all, 174;
minor gods of pantheon, 180;
language, 182;
language divides into progressive stages, Old, Middle, and Late;
Coptic is latest form language took, 183, 184;
ancient system of writing of native origin, 184, 185;
by decipherment of Rosetta Stone alphabet of lost language
discovered, 186;
kelebi, the intoxicating beverage of the, 196;
respect for the dead, by 238;
Rhampsinites dupes the, 240;
control over native deities aimed at by, 253;
medicine, 268;
word kemt; 'alchemy' and, 269;
gods; question re the totemic origin of, 272;
ghost; charm against, 272;
astrological knowledge of, 272, 273;
attitude of, toward 'other gods,' 275;
new gods furnished to, 276;
Asiatic gods borrowed by, 276-282;
religious ideas, 280-282;
transmigration of souls believed by, 302;
Twilight of the gods, 310;
art; the Thinite, the first great period of, 312;
art, the Saïte, the last period of, 319, 320;
artists of the Saïte period, 319;
jewellery, decline of, 319;
painting of Saïte period, 320;
artists, influenced by Romans and Italian craftsmen, 320, 321
E-GYP-TOL'O-GIST-S. Works by, 3;
on totemism, 3, 8;
Dr. Wallis Budge, 8;
hieroglyphic described by, 18;
dynastic divisions and, 35;
Isis as wind of heaven not believed in by, 81;
Egyptian magic regarded as a degraded form of religion by, 252;
tree-worship accepted as a fact by, 297
EIGHTEENTH DYNASTY. Reference to, 28, 29;
house of official of, 41;
kings of, 139;
Anqet had temple built in, 156;
Theban monarchy at beginning of the, 157;
papyrus of, 171;
hieratic papyri of the, 183;
Egyptian system of writing under the, 184
EL-EPH-AN-TI'NÉ. City of; alternative, Abu, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156
EL-EU-SIN'I-AN. Mysteries, 58, 79
EL-EU'SIS. Celebrations connected with, 58;
mysteries of, 121
ELEVENTH DYNASTY, 111, 114
EL-KAB. Paheri, prince of, 120
EL-O'HIM. Reference to, 133
EMBROIDERIES. Of bygone Persia, 311
EMPIRE, NEW. Equivalent, New Kingdom, 27;
reference to, 36;
temple-building and, 59;
goddess Taurt and, 175
ENCHANTMENTS. The war of, 217-219
ENGLAND. Patron saint of, 87
EN'NE-ADS. Equivalent, 'Companies of the Gods,' 16
ER-MAN. Reference to, 55, 182
'ETERNITY AND EVERLASTINGNESS.' Title given to Osiris, 79
ETHIOPIA. Also, queen of, 66
E-THI-O'PI-AN-S. Religion in Egypt and the, 159;
origin, Hathor of, 165;
Pharaoh Ousimares sees a, 211-215;
King of Nubia and, 213;
the magic of the, 215;
Horus in guise of Ethiopian, 218;
Se-Osiris and the, 218
EU-DOX'US. Statement of, re Typho,

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