Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt: The Book of Knowing the Creations of Ra

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt: The Book of Knowing the Creations of Ra

This episode we provide a recitation of the Book of Knowing the Creations of Ra, creation myth of the great Ennead of Heliopolis. After the recitation, we will provide an in-depth discussion on the themes and language of the creation myth.

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References

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