The Egyptian Book of the Dead

The Egyptian Book of the Dead Review

s/t: The Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum; the Egyptian Text with Interlinear Transliteration & Translation, a Running Translation, Introduction etc.
The sacred wisdom of the priests of ancient Egypt & the experiences of the soul after death: one of the most important books in Egyptian history. Includes full hieroglyphic text along with a transliteration of sounds, word-for-word translation & a separate smooth translation.

Title:The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Edition Language:English

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  • Huda Aweys

    الحقيقة اني فخورة اني انجزت اخيرا قراءة اول كتاب في العالم و في التاريخ :) ! على حسب ما وصلنا .. إلى الآن *****حاجة ع...

  • Hadrian

    The edition of the Egyptian Book of the Dead published by Criterion Press is a real prize of a book. It's almost a square foot in size, and contains an almost-full size color facsimile of the Papyrus ...

  • Horace Derwent

    i read this about 16 years ago(in the early spring of 2001), i just felt my brain had been turned into porridge as i finished reading it in the end, now i still can't figure out how many stars i can g...

  • Jack

    How can you not give this 5 stars when it lays out for you the exact procedure one needs to follow to ensure one's entrance into the afterlife...

  • Czarny Pies

    This work is a historical document of enormous importance for the understanding of the theology and beliefs of pharaonic Egypt which is why I am giving it five stars. It has no literary, philosophical...

  • TheSkepticalReader

    Because this isn’t so much of a book you read from start to end like any other, it took me almost two years to finish this. Having purchased this because of my childhood fascination with Ancient Egy...

  • Kellyanne

    Hello! Ok first off your not going to understand all of this book.. The less schooled persons of ancient Egyptian culture will probably not even know 50% of this novel. I have been learning hieroglyp...

  • Eric

    I can't really rate this book, because I didn't really understand it. But it's really funny if you take it literally, you know, like, "Boat bird staff staff, eye dog bird staff man reed boat!" And als...

  • Barnaby Thieme

    This is a beautiful book - a large-format facsimile reproduction of the Papyrus of Ani in large color images with translation of the hieroglyphs beneath. The pictures comprising the bulk of the book a...

  • Ali

    هذا الكتاب الفرعوني مهم لفهم الديانة المصرية، فهو نصوص تصاحب الميت وتوصف حياته الاخرى و الحساب فيها. المرجع م...