The Secret Lore of Egypt

Book ID:
8291
Title:
The Secret Lore of Egypt
Subtitle:
Its Impact on the West
Author:
'Hornung, Erik'
ISBN number:
0801438470
Publisher name:
Cornell University Press
Edition number:
1st English
Book type:
Hardback
First edition date:
1999
Pages:
229
Dewey decimal number:
299.31 HOR
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
Yes
Illustrations:
Yes
Bibliography:
Yes
Notes:

Impressively detailed and wide-ranging analysis of the influence of Ancient Egyptian civilisation (and Western perceptions of it) on the West.

Includes chapters on magic, alchemy, the Rosicrucians, Hermeticism and Theosophy.