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11 slide presentation about religion in Ancient Egypt: main facts, major Gods, meaning of death and animals.

11 slide presentation about religion in Ancient Egypt: main facts, major Gods, meaning of death and animals.

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  • 1. Religion in Egypt Project done by Regimantas
  • 2. Plan of the presentation
    • Main facts about religion in ancient Egypt;
    • Animals in Egyptian religion;
    • Death in Egyptian religion;
    • Major Gods in ancient Egypt: Ra, Osiris, Isis and Anubis.
  • 3. Egyptian religion
    • Religion played a great role during the time of the ancient Egypt;
    • Ancient Egyptians were polytheistic;
    • There were around 2000 god and goddesses in Egypt.
  • 4. Egyptian religion
    • Egyptians believed that everything in nature were controlled by the gods or goddesses, because they only understood a little about many aspects of the natural world.
    • Because of this, all the happenings in the nature became a part of their religion.
  • 5. Animals in Egyptian religion
    • The oldest form of religious worship in Egypt was animal worship;
    • Sometimes a whole species of animal were sacred.
    • When Egyptian civilization advanced, animals were gradually humanized.
  • 6. Death in Egyptian religion
    • It is known that Egyptians believed in the concept of “death after life”;
    • Egyptians devoted much time and wealth to preparing for survival in the next world;
    • They believed that souls travelled through the after life that’s why they gave importance in preserving the bodies of the dead.
  • 7. Egyptians Gods: Ra
    • Ancient Egyptians considered Ra as the sun god;
    • He was a major diety during the 5th dynasty;
  • 8. Egyptians Gods: Osiris
    • Osiris is considered to be one of the most important gods during the time of the ancient Egypt;
    • He is considered to be the god of life, death, and fertility.
  • 9. Egyptians Gods: Isis
    • Isis is a goddess in Egyptian mythology.
    • She was also considered to be the protector of the children.
  • 10. Egyptians Gods: Anubis
    • Anubis - jackal-headed God.
    • He was associated with mummification and the afterlife in the Egyptian mythology.
    • Egyptians believed that Anubis was the one who judged the souls of the dead by weighting their hearts.
  • 11. Thank you for your attention