Egyptian History and Religion

  • Allen, TG. The Book of Going Forth By Day (aka The Book of the Dead) [best contemporary translation]
  • Baines, John R. Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths and Personal Practice
  • Bonnefoy, Yves. Greek and Egyptian Mythologies
  • Budge EA Wallis. The Book of the Dead [out-dated, but readily available]
  • Budge, EA Wallis. Egyptian Magic
  • Dreyfus, Renee. Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
  • DuQuesne, Terence. Anubis and the Spirits of the West
  • DuQuesne, Terence. Black and Gold God: Color Symbolism of the God Anubis With Observations on the Phenomenology of Color in Egyptian and Comparative Religion
  • DuQuesne, Terence. Jackal at the Shaman’s Gate: A Study of Anubis Lord of Ro-Setawe, With the Conjuration to Chthonic Deities
  • Falconer, Colin. When We Were Gods: A Novel of Cleopatra
  • Grenier, Jean Claude. Anubis Alexandrin et Romain
  • Jacq, Christian. The Judge of Egypt series
  • Jacq, Christian. The Queen of Freedom series
  • Jacq, Christian. The Ramses series
  • Jones, Prudence. Cleopatra: A Sourcebook
  • Mahfouz, Naguib. Three Novels of Ancient Egypt: Khufu’s Wisdom, Rhaopis of Nubia, Thebes at War
  • Mertz, Barbara. Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
  • Peters, Elizabeth. The Amelia Peabody series
  • Pollard, Justin. The Rise and Fall of Alexandria: Birthplace of the Modern Mind [see Jeremy J Baer’s review]
  • Pomeroy, Sarah B. Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra
  • Porter, Dorothy. Akhenaten
  • Robinson, Lynda. The Lord Meren Mysteries series
  • Schwarz-Bart, Simone (ed.). In Praise of Black Women Volume One: Ancient African Queens
  • Shafer, Byron. Religion in Ancient Egypt
  • Shaw, Ian. The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt
  • Tyldesley, Joyce. Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh
  • Tyldesley, Joyce. Nefertiti: Egypt’s Sun Queen
  • Walker, Susan and Peter Higgs. Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
  • Witt, RE. Isis in the Ancient World
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