The Book of the Dead


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(3.5 stars; 31 reviews)

The Egyptian Book of the Dead, or the Book of Coming Forth by Day, is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text consisting of spells to protect the soul on its journey to Duat, or Afterlife. (16 hr 29 min)

Chapters

Preface 14:40 Read by Patrick Saville
Introduction: The History of the Book of the Dead part 1 31:54 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: The History of the Book of the Dead part 2 35:24 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: Osiris and the Resurrection 21:41 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: The Judgment 28:25 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: The Elysian Fields 56:34 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: The Magic of the Book of the Dead 32:51 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: The Object and Contents of the Book of the Dead 28:10 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: A Book of the Dead of Nesi-Khonsu 17:24 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: A Book of the Dead of the Greco-Roman Period 13:26 Read by Jim Locke
Introduction: A Book of the Dead of the Roman Period 3:29 Read by Jim Locke
Introductory Hymns 29:30 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 1-10 22:03 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 11-17 (1) 39:27 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 17-20 39:04 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 21-30 24:37 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 31-40 22:18 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 41-50 21:17 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 51-60 15:12 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 61-70 34:33 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 71-80 30:38 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 81-90 19:14 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 91-100 22:49 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 101-110 31:15 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 111-120 16:35 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 121-130 57:51 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 131-140 42:17 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 141-145 43:17 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 146-150 40:46 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 151-160 27:31 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 161-170 49:08 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 171-180 43:15 Read by Jim Locke
Chapters 181-190 32:47 Read by Jim Locke

Reviews

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(5 stars)

Thank you for the recording.


(5 stars)

lol who's this dude in all my ancient texts leaving these sjw jokes🤣 good book to absorb also

needs greater emphasis on social justice


(4 stars)

I mean old white Europeans stole King Tut. I demand these anchient Egyptians rewrite the book to express righteous outrage over the cisgendered paternalism of white males

Express


(5 stars)

This book is/was only intended as 'an expression' not an 'actual book'. Thank you for the recording.


(1 stars)

This is the most disjointed reading I have heard, the delivery is broken and has no sense of the punctuation, the pronunciation of the names are incoherent. Completely incoherent reading.