Early organized faiths

Early organized faiths - b. Aman – Air God c. Aman-Re –...

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Early organized faiths 1. Mesopotamia a. Literary b. Epic of Gilgamesh – 2,000 B.C.E. i. Enkidu 1. Dies 2. Gilgamesh decides to cheat death a. Immortality b. Magical plant c. Falls asleep d. Serpent takes the plant e. ii. Relationship between humans and god iii. Mean of life; reason for death h 2. Egyptians a. Re – Sun God
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Unformatted text preview: b. Aman – Air God c. Aman-Re – Sun God i. Heliopolis – city of the Sun God d. New Kingdom Period i. Begin to perceive Aman-Re as the universal God ii. Reign of Amenhotep IV – 1,353 – 1,335 B.C.E. 1. Aten – “Sole God like whom there is no other.” iii....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HIST 1010 taught by Professor Lee during the Winter '08 term at Chattanooga State.

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