Kingship and the Gods: A Study of Ancient Near Eastern Religion as the Integration of Society and Nature

Kingship and the Gods: A Study of Ancient Near Eastern Religion as the Integration of Society and Nature
by Frankfort, Henri
Reviewed by Julianus

Category: Other

Considered perhaps the classic study of Sacred Kingship in Egypt and Mesopotamia, this book is vital to any understanding of those civilisations and their religions. Frankfort has a marvelous ability to convey the thinking of ancient peoples and your time with this book will be well spent.

Now if I could figure out why this so-called “primitive thought” makes so much more sense than anything current today…

Publisher University of Chicago Press
Date 7/1978
ISBN 0226260119 0226260119 0226260119
Price $32.50