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This review is from: The Hermetica: The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs (Paperback)
I have been to Egypt, the first time was in 1993, and I made my mind up that I'd like to study Egyptology.
Although in my second year of studying Egyptology, during my third year I will be studying the Egyptian religion. Although it isn't one of the study books I will be required to read I still decided to purchase it.
This classical sacred literature is believed to have been written by Hermes, an Egyptian sage, it is believed that it was written 3000 B.C.
The people thought his wisdom was great.
This is the first times this has been available to others rather then just scholars, archaeologists and anthropologists. The books authors have done endless research to present a collection of excerpts that would be understand and relevant to today's people of the world. You could say it's the earliest form of a religious bible to be written.
It's very interesting to see the way they thought back then and how we'd translate to fit our present day. I have always been interested in the Ancient Egyptian Religion and I found this book informative, interesting and enjoyable to read.
Whether you are studying Egyptology or just want a little more knowledge about the Egyptian Religion this is a good starting point.
It makes an excellent edition to my little Egyptian library, which now stands at nearly 1000 books on this subject. :-)
Have a look at the rest of my reviews, you'll find number of Egyptian books mentioned. :-)