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The temple of Edfu

a guide by an ancient Egyptian priest

by Dieter Kurth

  • 132 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Idfū (Egypt),
  • Egypt,
  • Idfū.
    • Subjects:
    • Temple of Horus (Idfū, Egypt),
    • Inscriptions, Egyptian -- Egypt -- Idfū.,
    • Idfū (Egypt) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDieter Kurth ; translated by Anthony Alcock.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT73.I3 K8813 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3326690M
      ISBN 109774247647
      LC Control Number2004300603
      OCLC/WorldCa55495652

      Edfu temple. The Temple of Edfu is the second largest temple in Egypt. It is also known as the Temple of Horus (the falcon-headed God) and it is the most beautiful and well-preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Located between the Egyptian cities Luxor and Aswan, a 5/5(). In the Feast of the Beautiful Meeting, Horus's barque tows Hathor's to the temple, where the deities retire to the sanctuary after suitable rituals. Later they emerge from the temple, embark and drift downstream to the edge of the Edfu nome, where Horus takes his leave. One hawk stands higher than a man, the other lies 'legless' in the dust.

        Today, The temple of Edfu in Upper Egypt between Luxor and Aswan is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved in all of Egypt. Known also as the Temple of Horus, its exceptionally well-preserved inscriptions have provided Egyptologists with remarkable insights into ancient Egypt‘s political and religious ideas.. A colossal Horus statue in his falcon form reflects the site’s name. 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!

      History Of Edfu. Introduction. Of all the temple remains in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu is the most well-preserved and the only one we know to have been completed. Built from sandstone blocks the huge Ptolemaic temple was constructed over the site of a smaller earlier temple, oriented east to west, towards the river. Edfu: | | | |Edfu| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever.


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Product details Paperback: 89 pages Publisher: American University in Cairo Press (Ap ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers 5/5(1). The Temple of Edfu.

"This is the oldest and most authentic guide to an ancient Egyptian temple ever written - its author was an ancient Egyptian priest who lived in the first century B.C., under the last kings of the Ptolemaic dynasty, when the construction and decoration of the huge temple of Edfu /5.

"This is the oldest and most authentic guide to an ancient Egyptian temple ever written - its author was an ancient Egyptian priest who lived in the first century B.C., under the last kings of the Ptolemaic dynasty, when the construction and decoration of the huge temple of Edfu was completed.

The anonymous priest's tasks was to compose a text long enough to make up a line of hieroglyphic. The central part of this little book contains a translation of the hieroglyphic text copied from the enclosure wall of the temple of Edfu (fig.

It has been a long journey from the first copies made in the nineteenth century—in successive stages, each stage preparing the way for the next one—to the translation presented here. The Temple of Edfu dedicated to the falcon god Horus, located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu, which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna after the chief god Horus-Apollo, was built in the Ptolemaic period between and 57 BCE.

Inscriptions on its walls provide information on language, myth and religion during the Greco-Roman period in ancient Egypt.

The temple of Edfu with a small room called 'House of Books" (click on the image for a larger picture) The inscriptions of this chamber include a catalogue of books, and identify the room.

The The temple of Edfu book The inscriptions of the Temple of Edfu The city of Edfu is situated in Upper Egypt, about km south of Luxor on the west bank of the Nile. It is famous for its large temple from the Ptolemaic age (about BC) that is dedicated to the falcon¬ headed god floras.

Welcome to Edfu Books. Why are so many of the famous biblical characters missing from the historical record. Thirty years ago, the intrepid and dogged researcher Ralph Ellis decided to find out. Does this biblical lacuna mean that both the Old and New Testaments are fictional, as many people have claimed.

Or are we simply looking in the wrong. Addeddate Identifier TheInscriptionsOfTheTempleOfEdfu Identifier-ark ark://t86jk Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR). Admission to the Temple of Horus at Edfu costs Egyptian pounds, or a bit over $8 when we visited.

We booked through Egypt Sunset Tours, stopping at the two sites on a drive up from Aswan. You won’t get to see the ancient festival, but at least you can explore the entire temple, something only the most elite were allowed to do in antiquity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Temple of Edfu is an Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper on: Egypt.

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 temple of Edfu is the best-preserved of any of the temples of ancient Egypt and deserves much more attention than the whistle-stop tours allow. Accommodation in the area does not encourage many tourists to linger, but Professor Kurth's book may encourage the serious visitor to try.5/5(1).

"As you enter the temple, it's like you're going inside the book" - Robert Bauval ¦¦ DHC°Love ¦¦ 핰햝햕햑햔햗햊 핸햔햗햊 || 픏픦픨픢. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Temple of Edfu. The Dark Knowledge The temple is of tremendous importance as you enter the temple It's like you're going inside the book It's literally full of tax Every war every column every room Every chamber is filled with things the North collectively as the protects What is very interesting is that the majority was take speak.

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zep tepi - the first time Temple of Edfu On the walls of the Edfu Temple, the story of Zep Tepi displays the rule of we, the Archons, who came to Egypt and proceeded to give the people of the Nile the benefits of civilization and agriculture.

Temple of Edfu Location. The temple of Edfu, located in the city of the same name (Edfu) is situated on the west bank of the Nile, km south of Luxor and km north of is a stopping place for most of the Nile cruise sailing the Nile river.

is one of the four temples and places where the events of the legend of Osiris, Isis, and Horus take place. Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people.

Edfu is the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus and an ancient settlement, Tell Edfu. About 5 km south of Edfu are remains of ancient y: Egypt.

The Temple of Edfu | Edfu Temple | Temple of Horus - AskAladdin, Temple of Horus, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples in Egypt, Edfu temple dates back to Ptolemaic times. The work of construction began during the reign of Ptolemy III (about BC) and was finished during the reign of Ptolemy IV, Temple of Horus.Today, Edfu is the best preserved temple in Egypt.

From the Pylon gateway to the North Enclosure wall, the temple is just over feet long and covers an area of about feet. While the temple is intact, the auxiliary buildings- kitchens, storehouses, slaughterhouses, administrative offices, even the sacred lake, the grove of falcons, and.Temple of Edfu is located on the west bank of the Nile River in the city of Edfu.

While Egypt is home to many spectacular ancient temples, it would take a lot to beat Edfu Temple, and especially in terms of preservation, since it is considered by many to be the country’s best preserved temple.