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The Resource God's wife, God's servant : the God's Wife of Amun (c. 740-525 BC), Mariam F. Ayad

God's wife, God's servant : the God's Wife of Amun (c. 740-525 BC), Mariam F. Ayad

Label
God's wife, God's servant : the God's Wife of Amun (c. 740-525 BC)
Title
God's wife, God's servant
Title remainder
the God's Wife of Amun (c. 740-525 BC)
Statement of responsibility
Mariam F. Ayad
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ayad, Mariam F
Dewey number
  • 299/.31211
  • 299.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2450.A45
LC item number
A93 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Temple of Amon (Karnak, Egypt)
  • Mut (Egyptian deity)
  • Princesses
  • Titles of honor and nobility
  • Royal houses
  • Amon
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Label
God's wife, God's servant : the God's Wife of Amun (c. 740-525 BC), Mariam F. Ayad
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The historical setting -- God's Wife: historical development and associated titles -- God's Wife prior to the New Kingdom -- God's Wife during the New Kingdom -- The mythic conception I. Atum and the Heliopolitan creation myth -- The mythic conception II: the king's divine conception -- Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom -- Egypt during the Libyan period -- Nubians in Egypt -- Libyan and Nubian God's Wives of Amun -- Egypt under Saite rule -- Nitocris -- Ankhnesneferibre: the last God's Wife of Amun -- Amun, Mut, and the "throne names" of the God's Wives -- 2. Rites and rituals -- Entertaining the gods -- The sistrum, the menat-necklace and objects sacred to Hathor -- Provisioning the gods: offerings to the gods -- Building houses for the gods/dedicating shrines -- Partnering with the king 1: Symmetrically opposed scenes -- Partnering with the king 2: "For god, king, and country" -- Other rites of "royal and divine" dominion -- Celebrating the sed festival -- 3. Avenues to legitimacy -- Assumption of the priesthood -- God's Wife and initiation rites -- Avenues to legitimacy -- Adoption, succession to office, and age at appointment -- Sexuality, celibacy and the sexual role of the God's Wife -- The end of the God's Wife as an institution -- The legacy of the God's Wives of Amun
Control code
166383922
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 203 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780203875865
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2008053560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)166383922
Label
God's wife, God's servant : the God's Wife of Amun (c. 740-525 BC), Mariam F. Ayad
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The historical setting -- God's Wife: historical development and associated titles -- God's Wife prior to the New Kingdom -- God's Wife during the New Kingdom -- The mythic conception I. Atum and the Heliopolitan creation myth -- The mythic conception II: the king's divine conception -- Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom -- Egypt during the Libyan period -- Nubians in Egypt -- Libyan and Nubian God's Wives of Amun -- Egypt under Saite rule -- Nitocris -- Ankhnesneferibre: the last God's Wife of Amun -- Amun, Mut, and the "throne names" of the God's Wives -- 2. Rites and rituals -- Entertaining the gods -- The sistrum, the menat-necklace and objects sacred to Hathor -- Provisioning the gods: offerings to the gods -- Building houses for the gods/dedicating shrines -- Partnering with the king 1: Symmetrically opposed scenes -- Partnering with the king 2: "For god, king, and country" -- Other rites of "royal and divine" dominion -- Celebrating the sed festival -- 3. Avenues to legitimacy -- Assumption of the priesthood -- God's Wife and initiation rites -- Avenues to legitimacy -- Adoption, succession to office, and age at appointment -- Sexuality, celibacy and the sexual role of the God's Wife -- The end of the God's Wife as an institution -- The legacy of the God's Wives of Amun
Control code
166383922
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 203 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780203875865
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2008053560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)166383922

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