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  • Die Suche nach Gottesnäheby Maria M Luiselli

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 111.13

    In der Ägyptologie gilt es als allgemein anerkannt, dass die altägyptische Sprache kein Wort für ?Religion? und für ?Frömmigkeit? besaß. Die Existenz persönlicher religiöser Gefühle, wie sie vor allem in Gebeten auf Stelen, Papyri, Ostraka und teilweise in Briefen belegt sind, wird jedoch seit den ersten Studien von Adolf Erman (1911) und James Henry... more...

  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)by E.A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... more...

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptiansby E. A. Wallis Budge

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Das Krokodil und der Pharaoby Constanze Holler

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 17.90

    Das alte Ägypten verfügte über eine wunderbare und hochentwickelte Literatur, die alle Lebensbereiche umfasste und abbildete. Liebesgeschichten und Biografien, Märchen und Berichte von Feldzügen ergeben zusammen das Bild einer fremdartigen, aber faszinierenden Welt. Constanze Holler versammelt in ihrem Band die schönsten und überraschendsten Geschichten... more...

  • Katalog der Texte. Älterer Teil (A - F)by

    De Gruyter 1986; US$ 252.00

    Repertorium Der Sangspruche Und Meisterlieder Des 12. Bis 18. Jahrhunderts more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Literatureby Adolf Erman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is an impressive collection of some of the earliest literature still extant from the great Ancient Egyptian civilization. Much of the material contained in this work -- poems, narratives, songs and prayers -- was translated here and made accessible to lovers of antiquity for the first time. Covering a range of topics including schools, religion... more...

  • Die dreisprachige Stele des C. Cornelius Gallusby Friedhelm Hoffmann; Martina Minas-Nerpel; Stefan Pfeiffer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00

    In 30 BC, Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) conquered Egypt, after which he appointed his friend, the poet and general Gaius Cornelius Gallus as first prefect of the new Roman province. Following the defeat of native insurrections in the south of Egypt and after securing the Nubian border, Gallus dedicated a trilingual stela that combines Egyptian,... more...

  • Awakening Osirisby Normandi Ellis

    Red Wheel Weiser 2009; US$ 18.95

    The Egyptian Book of the Dead is one of the oldest and greatest classics of Western spirituality. Until now, the available translations have treated these writings as historical curiosities with little relevance to our contemporary situation. This new version, made from the hieroglyphs, approaches the Book of the Dead as a profound spiritual text... more...

  • The Great Dedicatory Inscription of Ramesses IIby Anthony Spalinger

    BRILL 2008; US$ 175.00

    Covers the interaction of a major historical event with the development of the Egyptian Solar-Osirian theology. Pharaoh Ramesses II visited the sacred area of Abydos soon after his recognition of power at Luxor in Thebes. With him were many high officials, one of whom would be soon appointed to be the high Priest of Amun at Thebes, Nebwenenef. more...

  • The Rosetta Stoneby John Ray

    Profile Books 2014; Not Available

    What does the Rosetta Stone tell us about the past? What treasures of Egyptian literature can now be read, thanks to its decipherment? What does it tell us about the history of writing and the story of our own alphabets? How do decipherments work and how can we know if they are right? Who owns the Rosetta Stone and what happens if we start to return... more...