Egyptian Mythology

Egyptian Mythology Summary

Egyptian mythology is the collection of myths from ancient Egypt, which describe the actions of the Egyptian gods as a means of understanding the world. The beliefs that these myths express are an important part of ancient Egyptian religion. Myths appear frequently in Egyptian writings and art, particularly in short stories and in religious material such as hymns, ritual texts, funerary texts, and temple decoration.
Contents:
Exploration, History, and Customs
The Priesthood: Mysteries and Temples
The Cult of Osiris
The Great Gods
Egyptian Literature
Magic
Foreign and Animal Gods: The Late Period
Egyptian Art



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