Death and Salvation in Ancient Egypt / / Jan Assmann.

"Human beings," the acclaimed Egyptologist Jan Assmann writes, "are the animals that have to live with the knowledge of their death, and culture is the world they create so they can live with that knowledge." In his new book, Assmann explores images of death and of death rites in...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Cornell University Press Backlist 2000-2013
Place / Publishing House:Ithaca, NY : : Cornell University Press, , [2011]
Year of Publication:2011
Edition:Abridged and updated by the author
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Physical Description:1 online resource (504 p.)
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