By Henri Frankfort Kingship and the Gods: A Study of Ancient Near Eastern Religion as the Integration of Society and Na (New edition) [Henri Frankfort] on. Kingship and the Gods has 30 ratings and 2 reviews. By examining the forms of kingship which evolved in the two countries, Frankfort discovered that beneath . Henri Frankfort, Kingship and the Gods. A Study of Ancient Ne. Eastern Religion as the Integration of Society and Nature. Chicago The University Press.
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Samuel Noah Kramer’s “New Preface” to the edition points out that it is a major comparative work by Henri Frankforta Dutch archeologist Egypt and Iraq and art frankforh, who had been working closely with a leading Egyptologist, the American John A. The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man.
Kingship and The Gods by Henri Frankfort
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The late Henri Frankfort, famed equally as explorer and scholar, was director of the Warburg Institute and professor of preclassical antiquity at the University of London.
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Kingship and The Gods
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. And that this “historical” circumstance explains why non-Egyptians are so often represented in later art as midgets dominated by Mighty Pharaoh, wielding a huge mace By examining the forms of kingship which evolved in the two countries, Frankfort discovered that beneath resemblances fostered by similar cultural growth and geographical location lay differences based partly upon the natural conditions under which each society developed.
It describes the coronation that began his rule and the sed festival that renewed it, and it discusses all the major divine forces that he was connected with: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. No trivia or quizzes yet. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Fraknfort of Chicago Press Amazon. Paperbackpages. Frank’s superb work, first published in and now teh with a preface by Samuel Noah Kramer, demonstrates how the Egyptian and Mesopotamian attitudes toward nature related to their concept of kingship.
Probably the most important book for western civilisation, ever written! There are many thought-provoking ideas!
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Versnel Limited preview – Daniel rated it really liked it Jul 09, The river flood which annually renewed life in the Nile Valley gave Egyptians a cheerful confidence in the permanence of established things and faith in life after death. See and discover other items: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
The Babylonian kings, likewise, were reminded that the real King was the god Marduk otherwise Bel, “the Lord”and they were his deputies. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In all fairness to the Oriental Institute, which has spent years putting its entire catalogue into digital format, this project is itself a splendid accomplishment.
Although Frankfort does not mention it, Sethe may have been subtly influenced by the then-recent unification of Germany.
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Rachel rated it liked it Jan 07, The Achievement of Menes. Frank’s superb work, first published in and now supplemented with a preface by Samuel Noah Kramer, demonstrates how the Egyptian and Mesopotamian attitudes toward nature related to their concept of kingship. The Transfiguration of the Kings Predecessor.