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The House of Horus at Edfu

Barbara Watterson

The House of Horus at Edfu

Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple (Tempus History & Archaeology)

by Barbara Watterson

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient Egyptian religion,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • Religious rites & ceremonies,
  • Egypt,
  • General,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10819801M
    ISBN 100752414054
    ISBN 109780752414058

    Length. 79 meters. The Temple of Edfu is an Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt. The city was known in the Hellenistic period as Koinē Greek: Ἀπόλλωνος πόλις and Latin Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus, who Location: Egypt. Feature Articles – In Horus’ image The Temple of Edfu is one of the most visited, but also most enigmatic temples of ancient Egypt, providing us with insights into the Temple of Solomon as well as the mythical “Followers of Horus” – refugees from Atlantis? by Philip Coppens The Temple of Edfu is the second largest temple of ancient Egypt, after Karnak; it is also the best preserved.

    The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple. By Barbara Watterson. mm. Pp , 18 col pls, 52 ills, 3 figs. Stroud: Tempus, ISBN £ - Volume 80 Issue 1 - Author: Peter A Clayton.   Provided to YouTube by CDBaby House of Horus Ani Williams Homage to Hathor ℗ Ani Williams Released on: Auto-generated by YouTube.

    The town is known for the major Ptolemaic temple, built between BC and 57 BC, into the reign of Cleopatra all the temple remains in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the most completely preserved. Built from sandstone blocks, the huge Ptolemaic temple was constructed over the site of a smaller New Kingdom temple, oriented east to west, facing towards the y: Egypt. Edfu is located 60km north of Aswan. It was the 2nd Nome of Upper Egypt and the center of the cult of a triad of gods, which consisted of Horus of Behdet, Hathor, and their son, Hor-Sama-Tawy. In the old Greek documents, Edfu was known as "Apollopolis Magna" because the Greeks identified Horus with their god Apollo. Edfu flourished in ancient.


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Product details Series: Tempus History & Archaeology Hardcover: pages Publisher: Tempus Pub Ltd (June 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 3/5(2).

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The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple (Tempus History & Archaeology) by Barbara Watterson () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 'the house of books of Horus, equipped with the Powers of Horus-Ra' The term 'powers of Ra' is frequently found as a name for groups of sacred books.

The size and location of the chamber makes it unlikely that this was the primary library of the Edfu temple; instead, it may have been the storage-place for ritual books in repeated use during temple rituals.

The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple (Tempus History & Archaeology) (Book). This book describes the secret rituals that were celebrated in honour of the falcon-headed god, Horus, i n his great temple at Edfu. It looks at the Daily Ritual, th e great annual festival such as the Coronation of the Sacred Falcon, and more.

(source: Nielsen Book Data). Item #M Tempus, Stroud, First edition. In-8, pages. Blue cloth with dust-jacket. Relevant subjects: Egypt, Greco-Roman, Texts and Language, Temples & Tombs.

The Mud House of Edfu is not just a property, like the Temple of Horus it is a destination in Edfu. Built in the traditional way by the proud owner, Mohamed, who studied mud brick architecture for 5 years just to build his house, this is perfection/10(17). Sail on to the Temple of Horus at Edfu on the West bank of the Nile.

Egyptians associated death with the west and buried their pharaohs on the Nile’s west bank. It was one of my favorite visits, as it is extremely well preserved, taking over years to complete. The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple: Watterson, Barbara: Books - Compre o livro The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple - Livros na Amazon Brasil- Reviews: 2.

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Thoth, seeing this, told Ra that because Horus had appeared as a great winged disk he must be called "Heru-Behutet," and by this name Horus was known ever after at Edfu. Ra embraced Horus, and referred with pleasure to the blood which he had shed, and Horus invited his. The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple (Tempus History & Archaeology) by Barbara Watterson (): Books - at: Hardcover.

The site of Edfu was known as Wetjeset-heru (classical name Apollinopolis magnus), the place where the god Horus was worshipped and where.

Book your The Temple of Horus at Edfu tickets online and skip-the-line. Save time and money with our best price guarantee make the most of your visit to Edfu. The Temple of Horus at Edfu (lesson 12) STUDY.

Gods the Pharaoh wanted to be linked to Cult temples - the house of the god A hidden place for the statue Looked after by the priests National cult temples = festivals. What are the main points about he Temple of Horus at Edfu.

West bank of the Nile Ptolemaic era (prosperity) Dedicated to Horus. Add tags for "The house of Horus at Edfu: ritual in an ancient Egyptian temple".

All user tags (1) View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud. The Temple of Horus at Edfu The town of Edfu, on the west bank of the Nile 56km south of Esna and km north of Aswan, is today an important centre for sugar production and pottery-making. The modern town derives its name from the ancient Egyptian Djeba which was established on a mound on the east bank.

At Edfu, Horus was worshipped as the falcon Horus of Behdet. The Temple was called Mesen, The Place of the Harpoon, the Mansion of Ra, Nedjem-Ankh, Pleasant to Live In, the Window of the Falcon, the Shrine of Horus, and Wetjeset, the Place of Extolling the.

Little is known about the first temple of Horus at Edfu, but there is inscriptional evidence that New Kingdom rulers Seti I, Rameses II and III did building work there. From building texts inside the later Ptolemaic temple which survives today, we know that this was begun by Ptolemy III Euergetes I in BC, but was not completed until 57 BC.Edfu was a settlement and cemetery site from around BC onward.

It was the 'home' and cult centre of the falcon god Horus of Behdet (the ancient name for Edfu), although the Temple of Horus as it exists today is Ptolemaic.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The House of Horus at Edfu: Ritual in an Ancient Egyptian Temple at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.