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Mething edgy for your bookshelf or just someone who tends to divert from the mainstream Puffin Pixels adds a sophisticated fresh flair to the canon to satisfy every readerThese stories include the great myths of Amen Ra who created all t. Gods of their own making A book I picked up years ago because it sounded interesting was Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green At long last I finished reading it this week The prologue explains the ancient civilization was the most self contained of all the countries of the ancient world it lived its own life practiced its own religion and made up its own stories First conuered by the Greeks and then the Romans many of Egypt s stories were lost Those that survived were hidden in its hieroglyphs rediscovered in modern times The stories in this collection were carved on tablets or painted on papyrus by Egyptians or preserved by Greek historiansBut all were recorded by or for the pleasure of the ruling class and reflect their narrow perspectives There are peasants included but none rise above their station unless gifted with uncommon beauty or prophesy The slaves who built the great pyramids and temples pass through unseenThese stories and fables provide a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egyptian history and culture as perceived by those who benefited most A single line repeated again and again throughout the stories and reigns the first words uttered in the presence of a Pharaoh Life health and strength be to you speaks volumes Earthfall (Homecoming, readerThese stories include the great myths of Amen Ra who created all t. Gods of their own making A book I picked up years ago because it sounded interesting was Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green At long last I finished A Daddy for Christmas reading it this week The prologue explains the ancient civilization was the most self contained of all the countries of the ancient world it lived its own life practiced its own Banned in Britain religion and made up its own stories First conuered by the Greeks and then the Romans many of Egypt s stories were lost Those that survived were hidden in its hieroglyphs Hour of the Beast rediscovered in modern times The stories in this collection were carved on tablets or painted on papyrus by Egyptians or preserved by Greek historiansBut all were Dictionary Of Dreams recorded by or for the pleasure of the The Love of a Latino ruling class and Other Days, Other Eyes reflect their narrow perspectives There are peasants included but none Deception Island rise above their station unless gifted with uncommon beauty or prophesy The slaves who built the great pyramids and temples pass through unseenThese stories and fables provide a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egyptian history and culture as perceived by those who benefited most A single line The Family repeated again and again throughout the stories and The First Partition of Poland reigns the first words uttered in the presence of a Pharaoh Life health and strength be to you speaks volumes

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Embrace your inner geek with Puffin PixelsPuffin Pixels is a new collection of classics featuring pixelated 8 bit video game cover artwork Whether you’re an adult nostalgic for video and computer games of the past a teen looking for so. If you re deeply interested in Ancient Egypt stories mythology etc you ll find this book very interesting and informative Except the last chapter it is uite interesting it refers papyruses drawings and scriptions and that makes the impression book gives like a documentary then a usual story books Language is OK but in my opinion you need to have a map of Egypt in your mind while reading the book I was trying to match the story with the location told in the final chapters Knowingor believingthat these stories were actually lived I liked that feeling Burning Attraction re deeply interested in Ancient Egypt stories mythology etc you ll find this book very interesting and informative Except the last chapter it is uite interesting it The Numbers Game refers papyruses drawings and scriptions and that makes the impression book gives like a documentary then a usual story books Language is OK but in my opinion you need to have a map of Egypt in your mind while Tall man riding. reading the book I was trying to match the story with the location told in the final chapters Knowingor believingthat these stories were actually lived I liked that feeling

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He creatures in the world; of Isis seaching the waters for her dead husband Osiris; of the Bennu Bird and the Book of Thoth But there are also tales told for pleasure about magic treasure and adventure even the first ever Cinderella stor. For the beginning reader of Ancient Egyptian lore this is a wonderful starter book that dives into some of the most common stories that can be found in the land of pyramids desert and exotic gods What makes it so intriguing to the reader is the fact that the author has compiled it so that it follows a certain timeline within its section of stories although without using dates What disappointed me the most is the fact that there are actually lore from Ancient Egypt then what was provided for but I guess for the sake of simplifying everything the author chose to stick with the Osirian cycle of deities At the same time for those that were used it would have made it a lot easier for the reader if there was a glossary of mentioned deities in the back with a small trivia background Further the deities weren t really discussed in their animal headed or animal personas which is what differentiates them from most other mythoi types There were a few uick mentions and the interesting discussion of Set s strange animal head but not enough to bring the reader into the true flesh of the times And finally about the stories themselves Hatshepsut s story shouldn t haven t been included if you were to go along with the Ancient Egyptian belief especially of her heir Thutmose III who attempted to wipe her out stating that she wasn t an actual pharaoh At the same time there were a few other stories that I hadn t heard of and I don t know if I would have included them just since of the controversial side of their actual origins Roger has proved that he is a lot better in his preservation and re telling of the stories when compared to those of Edith Hamilton And although they were bland and too lengthy in some cases it may be considered a compliment in the keeping of the actual format of the majority of the stories Finally there is a bit of a gruesome side to some of the stories so it is with precaution that the reader picks this book up and reads it but be assured of these stories have been uite cleaned up from their original telling Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic reader of Ancient Egyptian lore this is a wonderful starter book that dives into some of the most common stories that can be found in the land of pyramids desert and exotic gods What makes it so intriguing to the Earthfall (Homecoming, reader is the fact that the author has compiled it so that it follows a certain timeline within its section of stories although without using dates What disappointed me the most is the fact that there are actually lore from Ancient Egypt then what was provided for but I guess for the sake of simplifying everything the author chose to stick with the Osirian cycle of deities At the same time for those that were used it would have made it a lot easier for the A Daddy for Christmas reader if there was a glossary of mentioned deities in the back with a small trivia background Further the deities weren t Banned in Britain really discussed in their animal headed or animal personas which is what differentiates them from most other mythoi types There were a few uick mentions and the interesting discussion of Set s strange animal head but not enough to bring the Hour of the Beast reader into the true flesh of the times And finally about the stories themselves Hatshepsut s story shouldn t haven t been included if you were to go along with the Ancient Egyptian belief especially of her heir Thutmose III who attempted to wipe her out stating that she wasn t an actual pharaoh At the same time there were a few other stories that I hadn t heard of and I don t know if I would have included them just since of the controversial side of their actual origins Roger has proved that he is a lot better in his preservation and Dictionary Of Dreams re telling of the stories when compared to those of Edith Hamilton And although they were bland and too lengthy in some cases it may be considered a compliment in the keeping of the actual format of the majority of the stories Finally there is a bit of a gruesome side to some of the stories so it is with precaution that the The Love of a Latino reader picks this book up and Other Days, Other Eyes reads it but be assured of these stories have been uite cleaned up from their original telling


10 thoughts on “Tales of Ancient Egypt Puffin Classics

  1. says:

    If I have ever read a book of Egyptian myths before I don’t remember it This little volume was a very pleasant introduction to the Egyptian mythos—something that I’ve learned by osmosis while reading books about the land’s history and art and reading fiction set in Ancient Egypt As in most mythologies there are unexpected treasuresT

  2. says:

    So Roger Lancelyn Green was in The Inklings Who knew? The Inklings right? That literary group CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien were in? With a bunch of other people everybody forgets? Well Roger Lancelyn Green was in it at least a

  3. says:

    If you're deeply interested in Ancient Egypt stories mythology etc you'll find this book very interesting and informative Except the last chapter it is uite interesting; it refers papyruses drawings and scriptions and that makes th

  4. says:

    Gods of their own making A book I picked up years ago because it sounded interesting was Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green At long last I finished reading it this week The prologue explains the ancient

  5. says:

    These stories were interesting but pretty hard to read and remember everything for the age level it was reuired for Pretty tedious reading I read most of them out loud with my son as it was pretty difficult reading levelLearned a lot and it was interesting

  6. says:

    Nice intro to Egyptian mythology A great read for young readers

  7. says:

    For the beginning reader of Ancient Egyptian lore this is a wonderful starter book that dives into some of the most common stories that can be found in the land of pyramids desert and exotic gods What makes it so intriguing to the reader is the fact that the author has compiled it so that it follows a certain timeline within its section of stories although without using dates What disappointed me the most is the fact that there ar

  8. says:

    for school

  9. says:

    So fun to read aloud Inspired good discussions comparing various other myths notably Greek and fairy tales Cinderella

  10. says:

    ‘ Tales from Ancient Egypt’ offers a collection of easy readable stories presenting a wonderful introduction to the legends and le

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