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By David Klotz

Hibis Temple, tucked away within the distant Khargeh Oasis, comprises the longest huge hymns to Amun-Re ever carved in hieroglyphs. those spiritual texts, inscribed throughout the reign of Darius I, drew upon a wide number of New country assets, and later they served as assets for the Graeco-Roman hymns at Esna Temple. As such, the hymns to Amun-Re from Hibis are excellently fitted to learning Egyptian theology through the Persian interval, at the eve of the intended "new theology" created via the Graeco-Roman priesthood. This new research, the 1st broad remark at the 5 liturgically attached hymns, positive factors new translations with distinctive notes. The e-book additionally considers dominant theological subject matters found in the texts, together with the concept that of "Amun in the Iris."

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