A Look at Ancient Egypt: The History, Myths and Gods

J.D. Rockefeller's Book Club


Egypt and its history and culture have always attracted the human civilization. Whether it is the pyramids or the mummification of Kings and Queens or their Gods and Goddesses, there is always so much to learn about Egyptian history.
What is often referred to as Egyptian mythology is actually a collection of all myths that existed in ancient Egypt. Call it myths or beliefs, these were an important part of ancient Egyptian religion and described the actions of the many Gods and Goddesses.
These myths appeared in Egyptian paintings, sculptures, and writings. You can read about them in short stories, hymns, or ritual texts. You will find them in the form of symbols used as decoration on temples. There are actually so many stories about Egyptian Gods and Goddesses that it would probably take ages to describe them in entirety.
In this guide, we will try to give you a peep into the many myths of ancient Egypt. We will talk about the Gods and Goddesses. We will take a look at the lives of some of the pharaohs and queens of ancient Egypt. Of course, we will take a look at some of the most popular myths as well.
So, let’s go back in history and into the world of ancient Egypt.

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