The Quest For Hermes Trismegistus

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In the field of literature, particularly literature and tips and proverbs and songs, the Egyptians have left clear, commend Akhenaten (first preachers of monotheism among the Kings of Egypt) and a clear impact in the Psalms of David. The entire civilization was rich with diverse religions, each of them with their own deities, rituals and beliefs – and a staunch number of followers. Or use it to upload your own PowerPoint slides so you can share them with your teachers, class, students, bosses, employees, customers, potential investors or the world.

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Publisher: Floris Books (June 9, 2011)


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