Aspects of the Ancient World

Essays and Reviews (Greek history) by Ehrenberg

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Religious mentality in ancient prayer / H.S. Versnel --Gifts for the gods / F.T. van Straten --Religious history as the history of mentality: the believer as servant of the deity in the Greek world / H.W. Pleket --Greek hymns / J.M. Bremer --Philosophers, intellectuals and religion in Hellas / P.A. Meijer. In Ancient Egyptian creation accounts the original mound of land comes forth from the waters of the Nun. The Nun is the source of all that appears in a differentiated world, encompassing all aspects of divine and earthly existence. In the Ennead cosmogony, Nun is perceived as transcendent at the point of creation alongside Atum the creator god.

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