Journals Higher Education

£125.00

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Published: 23 February 2017

672 Pages | 1 black-and-white map

246x189mm

ISBN: 9780199582228


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Following Osiris

Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millennia

Mark Smith

  • Investigates a religious phenomenon over a span of several millennia, allowing the reader to trace developments and recognize connections between different periods that would otherwise be obscured
  • Incorporates a wealth of new evidence that was unknown to previous authors on the subject, providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment available
  • Utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to explore wider questions of method and theory and draw meaningful cross-cultural comparisons about, for example, why people bury their dead or adopt or abandon belief in a deity
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