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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 


LECTURE I.

The Sources of Information respecting the Ancient Egyptian Religion.
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Early Christians on the Egyptian worship
1
Heathen writers on the same subject
2
How far can such evidence be relied upon
4
Modern attempts at investigation
9
Decipherment of hieroglyphic writing
11
Dr. Young
12
Champollion
14
His successors
19
Recovery of the ancient language
20
Publication of Egyptian texts
22
Most of the texts are of a religious nature
26
 

LECTURE II.

Antiquity and Characteristics of Egyptian Civilization.
Egyptian chronology depends upon monuments recording contemporary facts
32
Monuments mentioning the year of a reign
33