concept of healing in the ancient Egyptian context. by Patricia Irene Lambert-Zazulak

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As early as B.C., ancient Egyptians wove magic and religion into whole cloth, wrapping themselves in ritual and symbolism that ranged from simple charms and protective hieroglyphs, to the towering monuments to immortality that are the pyramids of the Nile Valley.4/5.

The skills of the ancient Egyptians in preserving bodies through mummification are well known, but their expertise in the everyday medical practices needed to treat the living is less familiar and often misinterpreted. John F. Nunn draws on his own experience as an eminent doctor of medicine and an Egyptologist to reassess the evidence.

He has translated and reviewed the original Egyptian /5(3). On the basis of this pluralistic view on matter, Ancient Egypt (as in Hinduism, Buddhism, qabalah and theosophy) developed a subtle anthropology and psychology.

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Bibliography Atkinson, D.T. Magic, Myth and Medicine. New York: The World Publishing Company, Dawson, Warren R. Ancient Egyptian. The ancient Egyptians thought that Egypt or “Kemet” was an image of the sky or a reflection of the Universe on the Earth.

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