By David O'Connor,Stephen Quirke

ISBN-10: 113840442X

ISBN-13: 9781138404427

ISBN-10: 1598742078

ISBN-13: 9781598742077

Mysterious Lands covers types of encounters. First, encounters which truly happened among Egypt and particular overseas lands, and moment, these the Egyptians created via inventing imaginary lands. a few of the real overseas lands are mysterious, in that we all know of them in simple terms via Egyptian assets, either written and pictorial, and the particular destinations of such lands stay unknown. those encounters resulted in reciprocal affects of various depth. The Egyptians additionally created imaginary lands (pseudo-geographic entities with designated population and cultures) that allows you to meet non secular, highbrow and emotional wishes. students disagree, occasionally vehemently, in regards to the destinations and cultures of a few vital yet geographically disputed genuine lands. As for imaginary lands, they constantly have to be re-explored as our figuring out of Egyptian faith and literature deepens. Mysterious Lands presents a transparent account of this topic and should be a stimulating learn for students, scholars or the public.

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