Theocosmogony of Egyptian religious texts from Amarna-time: historical and philosophical aspect

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The article focuses on some philosophical aspects of theocosmogony in Egyptian texts of Amarna time (XIV century B.C), especially in the so called “Great Hymn to Aten”, one of the most famous Egyptian religious texts of New Kingdom. The author offers historical and philosophical approach to analyzing the problem of creation in Egyptian pre-philosophic and religious thought in the time of the famous “heretic king” Akhenaten and his successors.

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V V Zhdanov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of History of Philosophy Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


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