Violence in the Service of Order: The Religious Framework for Sanctioned Killing in Ancient Egypt

Archaeopress (2011)
Abstract
The act of killing: an introduction -- Death by Narmer and others: the Archaic period -- Slaying under the Aegis of the God-King: the Old Kingdom -- Sanctioned killing in the time between: the First Intermediate Period -- Death by drowning, burning, and flaying: the Middle Kingdom and the Second Intermediate Period -- The slayings of the great pharaohs: Dynasty 18 -- Instances of intrigue: the Ramesside Era -- The constancy of killing amidst anarchy: Dynasties 21, 22, 25, and 26 -- A time to kill: the appropriateness of violence -- Foreigners and Isfet -- Violent myth in the ritual of return -- Those who are about to die, we abhor you.
Keywords Religion and justice History  Philosophy, Egyptian  Violence Egyptian religion  Order Egyptian religion
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Call number BL2443.M84 2011
ISBN(s) 9781407308760
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