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For the Love of Philae - Christian Jacq, Marcia de Brito
For the Love of Philae
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It's the 6th century A.D. and Christianity has been imposed throughout Egypt. On the holy island of Philae, off the southern coast, the last community faithful to the old ways struggles against the invader and continues active worship in its temple. Isis, leader of the community, is determined... show more
It's the 6th century A.D. and Christianity has been imposed throughout Egypt. On the holy island of Philae, off the southern coast, the last community faithful to the old ways struggles against the invader and continues active worship in its temple. Isis, leader of the community, is determined that their ideals will not die out. She embarks upon an unequal struggle against the all-powerful bishop Theodore to preserve the ancient mysteries. With the help of Sabni, who is bound to her by an everlasting love, Isis succeeds in restoring confidence to the followers. However, from north to south, dangers rise up to threaten the temple's existence.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671028589 (0671028588)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
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4.0 For the Love of Philae
There are differences of opinion regarding this book. A friend of mine found it slow and often boring and commented that the author had managed to waste a great idea. I had not then read the book; I had, however, been reading Confessions of a Pagan Nun, which I found superb (I must post a review of ...
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I like just about anything related to the Renaissance. This was kind of a fun version of a self-help book.
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