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  • 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...

  • Lehrbuch der klassisch-ägyptischen Spracheby Hanna Jenni

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 47.99

    Klassisch-Ägyptisch: umfassend und profund! Gegenstand des Lehrbuches der klassisch-ägyptischen Sprache sind Schrift und Sprache des pharaonischen Ägypten. Bei der Schrift handelt es sich um die Hieroglyphenschrift, die während der gesamten, über drei Jahrtausende dauernden Zeit der pharaonischen Kultur in vielen Bereichen Verwendung fand, z.B. in... 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...

  • The Life of Margaret Alice Murrayby Kathleen L. Sheppard

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99

    The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman?s Work in Archaeology , by Kathleen L. Sheppard, is a scientific biography of Margaret Alice Murray (1863-1963), exploring all the facets of ?women?s work? in the history of archaeology and academia in the first half of the 20th century. This is not another ?Great Woman? in place of a ?Great Man? biography,... more...

  • Labib Habachiby Jill Kamil

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 9.99

    Labib Habachi, Egypt?s most perceptive and productive Egyptologist, was marginalized for most of his career, only belatedly receiving international recognition for his major contributions to the field. In Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist, Jill Kamil presents not only a long-overdue biography of this important scholar, but a survey... more...

  • Sacred Signsby Penelope Wilson

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99

    Hieroglyphs were far more than a language. In this study, Penelope Wilson explores the cultural significance of the script with an emphasis on previously neglected areas such as cryptography, the continuing decipherment post-Champollion, and the powerful fascination hieroglyphs still hold for us today. more...

  • Hieroglyphsby Penelope Wilson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99

    Hieroglyphs were far more than a language. They were an omnipresent and all-powerful force in communicating the messages of ancient Egyptian culture for over three thousand years; used as monumental art, as a means of identifying Egyptianness, and for rarefied communication with the gods. In this exciting new study, Penelope Wilson explores the cultural... 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...

  • Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten. Band 2by

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 196.00

    Sammelbuch Griechischer Urkunden Aus Gypten. Band 2 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...