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By David Klotz

Hibis Temple, tucked away within the distant Khargeh Oasis, comprises the longest huge hymns to Amun-Re ever carved in hieroglyphs. those spiritual texts, inscribed through the reign of Darius I, drew upon a wide number of New state assets, and later they served as assets for the Graeco-Roman hymns at Esna Temple. As such, the hymns to Amun-Re from Hibis are excellently fitted to learning Egyptian theology through the Persian interval, at the eve of the meant "new theology" created through the Graeco-Roman priesthood. This new learn, the 1st large statement at the 5 liturgically hooked up hymns, gains new translations with special notes. The e-book additionally considers dominant theological subject matters found in the texts, together with the concept that of "Amun in the Iris."

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1; Gutbub, Textes Fondamentales I, p. 191, n. k; Bergman, Isis-Seele und Osiris-Ei, p. 42, n. , The Intellectual Heritage of Egypt, p. 428. The word “msxa ” does not mean “das Erglänzen einer Gottheit” (Wb. t “birth” that begins in the reign of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II, or possibly a neologism, compounding ms-xa “birth-appearance; Akhetbirth” (cf. ” [in preparation]).  While the moon was often regarded as the left eye of Amun-Re, texts expressly identifying Amun with the moon are less common.

Cruz-Uribe, JARCE 31 (1994): 185–86; Gutub carefully demonstrated how in the Opet Temple the Osiris theology is influenced by Theban traditions concerning Amun, and not vice-versa (Gutbub, in Mélanges Mariette, pp. 333–40). 139 Sethe, Amun, §236. 140 Barta, ZÄS 117 (1990): 89–93. ” Note the appropriation of the word rDw “putrefaction, humors” so closely connected to Osiris. 31 32 Invocation Hymn Karnak from the reign of Ramesses II, showing that the later (viz.  B Nepri was originally a grain god, the most important aspect of which was the growing of new grain after the dead seeds had been planted (buried).

169–70. ” Just as in the Great Amun hymn, all of these natural aspects belong to Amun-Re. C Assmann’s reading “Ba-Bau”  is unsupportable, as there are clearly five strokes following “Ba” in both the Hibis and Taharqa editions.  The association of Amun with the royal Ka is rather complicated. Primarily, Amun impregnates the King’s mother with the Ka, and in that sense the Ka-nature of the Pharaoh is a manifestation of Amun.  While Lorton discusses this aspect of the Royal Ka, noting that it “seems to have taken on something of a life of its own,” he concludes that “this reference would seem to 167 Barucq and Daumas, HP, p.

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