Handbook of Egyptian Mythology
ABC-Clio, Santa Barbara, Denver and Oxford
This is part of a series of illustrated handbooks of World Mythology. It offers a comprehensive introduction to Egyptian myth. The first section takes a chronological approach to the sources from 3200 BCE to 395 CE. The second section takes a thematic approach and deals with linear and cyclical time within Egyptian myth. The third section provides a list of the most important Ancient Egyptian deities with their forms and symbols. There are also extensive lists of further reading and primary sources and a glossary of cultural and mythological terms.
`The concise and dependable information contained in this work make it extremely valuable in elucidating the intricacies of myths and deities….Readers will find here an excellent synthesis of important myths and concepts.’
– Egyptian Archaeology