The Hor Book of Breathings

A Translation and Commentary

The Hor Book of Breathings is the second volume in the Studies in the Book of Abraham series. It includes a complete publication of three of the remaining fragments of the Joseph Smith Papyri. These ancient hieroglyphics were part of a larger collection of scrolls, some of which were first translated as the Book of Abraham by the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith in the mid-1800s. Michael D. Rhodes here reexamines the fragments and offers improved readings and photographs for further study.

About the Author

Michael D. Rhodes

Michael D. Rhodes (M.S. in physics, University of New Mexico) and did graduate work in Egyptology at Johns Hopkins University, the Freie Universität Berlin, and Oxford University and in archaeology at the University of Utah. He is an Associate Research Professor of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University.

Series Editors

John Gee

John Gee (Ph.D. in Egyptology, Yale University) is William "Bill" Gay Assistant Research Professor of Egyptology at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, where he is a series editor for Studies in the Book of Abraham and a member of the editorial board of the Eastern Christian Texts series. He is also on the board of directors for the Aziz S. Atiya Fund for Coptic Studies at the University of Utah.

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Publication Information

  • Subject: Ancient Near East
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Language: English,
  • ISBN 13: 9780934893633
  • Page Count: 112
  • Price: $ 89.95
  • Imprint: FARMS

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