ma`at

(from the article `Egyptian religion`) The concept of ma`at (`order`) was fundamental in Egyptian thought. The king`s role was to set ma`at in place of izfet (`disorder`). Ma`at was ... ...no later than the late Old Kingdom. The related text, Chapter 125 of the Book of the Dead, responded magically to the dangers of ...
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Ma`at

in ancient Egyptian religion, the personification of truth, justice, and the cosmic order. The daughter of the sun god Re, she was associated with ... [2 related articles]
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