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Scarabs

The History, Manufacture and Symbolism of the Scarabæus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia, Etruria, etc.

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Author: Isaac Meyer
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,054 / 101 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.5
LoC Category: DT
Downloads: 774
Added to site: 2008.06.11
mnybks.net#: 21186
Genre: History
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raohs. London, 1891, pp. 27, 28. An interesting but condensed account of Ancient Egyptian medical knowledge, with references to the papyri, is given by M. Maspero in his, Histoire Ancienne des Peuples de l'Orient, Paris, 1886, pp. 73-77.

[3] We use the word Underworld advisedly, it may be that the meaning of the word so translated, is that of a higher or opposite world to our terrestrial world.

[4] Le Livre des Morts, des Anciens Égyptiens, traduction complète d'après le Papyrus de Turin et les manuscrits du Louvre, accompagnée de Notes et suivie d'un Index analytique. Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1882.

[5] Privately printed by the Duke of Northumberland. London, 1880.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION v-xxii

TABLE OF CONTENTS xxiii-xxvii

I.

Forms of the Word Scarabæus. Veneration of the Ancient Egyptians for the scarabæus. Entomology of the insect. Symbolism of according to Plutarch, Pliny and Horapol

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