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  • The Secret Lore of Egypt Its Impact on the West
  • Erik Hornung
  • English
  • 03 January 2020
  • 9780801438479

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characters î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Erik Hornung Erik Hornung ☆ 7 Download Download The Secret Lore of Egypt Its Impact on the West 107 Writings and Romantic poetry to Freemasonry and the Theosophist movement Egyptian deities re emerge in ever surprising guises Since ancient times Egypt has been associated with esoteric practices and beliefs and regarded as the source of all secret knowledge an association that Hornung says is only loosely connected with historical reality Library Journal September 2001 Bryn Mawr Classical Review. This book didn t have the same kind of impact on me that Reality by Peter Kingsley did One thing is for sure the fact that in the West our history starts with the Greeks is a very narrow conception of history and Erik Hornung is doing his best to rectify the situation

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characters î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Erik Hornung Erik Hornung ☆ 7 Download Download The Secret Lore of Egypt Its Impact on the West 107 Alchemy astrology and other secret sciences have Egyptian roots and films popular fiction and comic books freuently draw upon Egyptian themes Rosicrucianism Mormonism and Afrocentrism all share Egyptian derived elements Modern day esoteric endeavors find an endlessly renewable intellectual reservoir in ancient Egyptian culture Erik Hornung believes and are almost inconceivable without Egypt Althou. The Secret Lore of Egypt Its Impact on the West is a very informative book The way in which the rituals are discussed along with its symbolism the author certainly did a great job on research and cross referencing The bibliography section is golden as well The first time I read this book upon thumbing toward the bibliography section I was amazed at the specificity of the titles I was introduced to I have since read all of those books

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characters î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Erik Hornung Erik Hornung ☆ 7 Download Download The Secret Lore of Egypt Its Impact on the West 107 Gh such persistence assures Egyptosophical ideas an extraordinarily widespread impact the field of Egyptology has largely overlooked this phenomenonIn The Secret Lore of Egypt Hornung traces the influence of the esoteric image of Egypt especially as it is manifested by the god Thoth on European intellectual history since antiuity and finds it reasserted even today in the United States From Gnostic. A wonderful work treating the junction of history science and the occult I found it comprehensive erudite and lucid in an absolutely superb translation by David Lorton Offering respect where this is due and dry humor otherwise it is a true interdisciplinary text where no one field lords it over another