Annotated Bibliography On Egyptian Religion

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Annotated Bibliography #1
28 August 2017
Egyptian Religion

Gillum, Gary P. "The Ancient Gods Speak: A Guide to Egyptian Religion." Library Journal 127, no. 9 (May 15, 2002): 82.

This article gives readers a look back into ancient Egypt through the upper and lower parts of the Nile River in northeastern Africa, it seems that people in Egypt had religious freedom because the overall Egyptian religion was based on polytheism. Polytheism is the worshiping of many deities. With well over 2,000 gods and goddesses, the people of Egypt had plenty of super human beings to worship such as the farmers along the Nile who worshiped Hapi, the god of the Nile, to bring them floods to fertilize their soil for crops. Along with their pharaoh who was seen as the most powerful person in the kingdom because he was considered to be half-man, half-god; he was the people of Egypt’s connection to the many gods they served.

Budge, E. A. Wallis. "NETER. THE EGYPTIAN WORD FOR GOD BY E. A. WALLIS BUDGE." The Monist 13, no. 4 (1903): 481-92.

This Author, Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, was an English Egyptologist who along with few other Egyptologist and Historians believed many ancient Egyptians believed in only one god and his name was Neter. Because there isn’t a specific time in

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