Regular price: $6.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
OR
In Cart

Publisher's Summary

Learn the secrets of the pharaohs and Ancient Egypt! No matter how much you know about modern culture, there's no escaping the fact that ancient myths still impact our world today. Have you ever wondered why ancient Egyptian mythology has stood the test of time? Ancient Egyptian Mythology can give you a better understanding of Egypt and its culture. It includes information on over 35 different Egyptian gods. You'll learn their "life stories" and how they are related to each other. Also, you'll find out their various spheres of influence, which cities they're identified with, and how they are said to have helped the people of Egypt. Satisfy your curiosity - learn the legends of popular deities like Isis, Osiris, and Horus. You can impress and entertain your friends and family with your new knowledge of these fascinating tales! Purchase Ancient Egyptian Mythology now to find out about this rich and exciting culture - and the stories they've passed down to us.

©2015 Roy Jackson (P)2017 Roy Jackson

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    7
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    1

Performance

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    7
  • 4 Stars
    3
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Story

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    8
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    1
Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Terrific brief overview

If you could sum up Egypt in three words, what would they be?

Interesting, enjoyable, instructive

Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked the tale of Amon-Re's decision to sire a daughter to rule the two kingdoms.

Which character – as performed by John Burlinson – was your favorite?

Narrator sounded engaged and was very easy to follow. I liked the way he kept my interest from flagging.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Kept me listening in one sitting. Will probably have to go back and re-listen to a couple of sections to make sure I understood some of the complicated relationships.

Any additional comments?

You've got to listen to the story of the disputes between Set and Horus and then marvel at the kind of imagination that dreamed this up.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

This audio book is awesome!

I loved this book, Its really curious how the ancients lived in the past, one of my favorite civilizations is the Egyptians and this book was a really good book to know more about them!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Perfect material for my studies!

I brought this audio book to my school to discuss about Ancient Egypt. This audio book is awesome!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Very interesting material

Well organized and well written. I enjoyed listening to it. The content is so much informative and I believe a lot of people will benefit from this.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Worth it!

I have taken several classes on Ancient Egypt, so I came to this audio book with some background in the subject matter. However, that is certainly not required. I not only found familiar information, but I found new information I did not know within the first few chapters. Whether you are doing research or just have an interest in the subject matter, this audio book is well worth your time!

  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars

More like a textbook and less mythology.

If you are looking for a book of mythology stories then this IS NOT the book for you.

I was very disappointed that the bulk of the book was a summary of the various gods and goddesses and not actual stories. There were some at the end, but they were mostly framed in the exploits of pharaohs, and not adventures of the gods themselves.

The performance was very dry and 1.25/1.5x brought it up to a normal talking pace.