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Murray, Margaret Alice

Overview
Works: 334 works in 1,020 publications in 6 languages and 9,170 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Folklore  Dictionaries  History 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Composer, Other, Arranger, Translator, Dedicatee, Adapter, Author of introduction, Lyricist
Classifications: BF1566, 913.32
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Margaret Alice Murray
The splendor that was Egypt by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
94 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The God of the witches by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
82 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This celebrated study of witchcraft in Europe traces the worship of the pre-Christian and prehistoric Horned God from paleolithic times to the medieval period. Murray, the first to turn a scholarly eye on the mysteries of witchcraft, enables us to see its existence in the Middle Ages not as an isolated and terrifying phenomenon, but as the survival of a religion nearly as old as humankind itself, whose devotees held passionately to a view of life threatened by an alien creed. The findings she sets forth, once thought of as provocative and implausible, are now regarded as irrefutable by folklorists and scholars in related fields. Exploring the rites and ceremonies associated with witchcraft, Murray establishes the concept of the "dying god"--the priest-king who was ritually killed to ensure the country and its people a continuity of fertility and strength. In this light, she considers such figures as Thomas a Becket, Joan of Arc, and Gilles de Rais as spiritual leaders whose deaths were ritually imposed. Truly a classic work of anthropology, and written in a clear, accessible style that anyone can enjoy, The God of the Witches forces us to reevaluate our thoughts about an ancient and vital religion." --Googlebooks, 1970 Oxford ed
The witch-cult in Western Europe by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
79 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The mass of existing material on the subject is so great that I have not attempted to make a survey of the whole of European witchcraft, but have confined myself to an intensive study of the cult in Great Britain."--Pref
Egyptian sculpture by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
13 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Egyptian temples by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
23 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Egyptian religious poetry by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
13 editions published between 1949 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genesis of religion by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
10 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The divine king of England : a study in anthropology by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
17 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient Egyptian legends by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
19 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riqqeh and Memphis VI by Reginald Engelbach ( Book )
10 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Osireion at Abydos by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
20 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elementary Egyptian grammar by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
21 editions published between 1905 and 1932 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A street in Petra by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petra, the rock city of Edom by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
7 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tombs of the courtiers and Oxyrhynkhos by W. M. Flinders Petrie ( Book )
11 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elementary Coptic (Sahidic) grammar by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
15 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lahun by Guy Brunton ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven Memphite tomb chapels by Hilda Petrie ( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Index of names and titles of the old kingdom by Margaret Alice Murray ( Book )
9 editions published between 1908 and 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
City of shepherd kings by W. M. Flinders Petrie ( Book )
7 editions published between 1952 and 1954 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Murray, M. A.
Murray, M.A. 1863-1963
Murray, M. A. (Margaret Alice)
Murray, Margaret.
Murray Margaret 1863-1963
Murray, Margaret A.
Murray, Margaret A. 1863-1963
Murray, Margret A
مرى، مرجريت
مري، مرجريت أليس
マレー, マーガレット・A
Languages
English (469)
French (6)
Dutch (5)
Italian (4)
German (1)
Arabic (1)
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