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Egyptian Religion and Magic in the Papyri

Willy Clarysse.

in The Oxford Handbook of Papyrology

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Papyrology; Egyptology; Religion in the Ancient World. 10359 words.

The first section of this article discusses traditional religion, looking at the Ancient Egyptian worldview, mummification and afterlife, and the role of the temples in economy and...

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The Places of Roman Isis

Lauren Hackworth Petersen.

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Egyptology; Religion in the Ancient World. 12566 words.

This article examines ancient Rome’s ties to Egypt via the goddess Isis. More specifically, it considers the political meanings of Isis and her place in Roman religion and ritual. It first...

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