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Song of Meri-Khem: A Pilgrim's Journey (New)
by Page, Judith
Publisher: Mandrake of Oxford
Book ID: 9781869928995, 1869928997
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In writing this poem I have attempted to cut through so much of what I now think of as Ancient Egypt, and only the bare bones will remain. Symbolic figureheads such as Osiris and Amon will be discussed, but not elevated, and favoured centres of apparent importance or popularity will be by-passed.
This will not be a book for those who wish to play tourist, dropping off here for a quick sensation, or stopping there for an imagined photo-shoot, it will be an experience for all those who wish to embrace the origin and notion of Set, and Set’s values. In recording the mythical life of Set, I have applauded him.
The strength and warmth of his intellect demand similar warmth in his dramatic performance throughout ancient Egyptian history. To adopt an attitude of detachment, particularly towards the ancient and unknown, can bar from sight those many scenes glimpsed by the historian who approaches the role of reconstructing an era with sympathy, insight and understanding.
Neither the truth nor the equilibrium of scholarship is disturbed by controlled imagination and honest praise of this much-maligned Egyptian God. I am portraying the mythological concept and personality of Set not in order to worship a hero, but to recognise him as a leader and a hero. Set strives to take his stand against 5,000 years of a ‘drift of history’ with the introduction of Osirion and Amonite tradition, and a preconditioning before being replaced by Christianity.
Cover and internal paintings by the author; line drawings by Billie Walker John; maps and star charts by Daniel Gebhard.
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Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.
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