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  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Cannibal Hymnby Christopher Eyre

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 75.00

    The Cannibal Hymn forms a self-standing episode in the ritual anthology that makes up the Pyramid Texts, first appearing in the tomb of Unas at the end of the Fifth Dynasty. Its style and format are characteristic of the oral-recitational poetry of pharaonic Egypt, marked by allusive metaphor and the exploitation of wordplay and homophony in its verbal... more...

  • Conjunction, Contiguity, Contingencyby Leo Depuydt

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 149.99

    Language is in large part about the description of events occurring in the world around us. Relationships of different sorts may be perceived between those events. And some of these relationships can be expressed by specific verb forms--or by syntactic constructions involving specific verb forms. The present study examines this facet of the Egyptian... more...

  • Cracking the Egyptian Codeby Andrew Robinson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99

    In 1799 Napoleon's army uncovered an ancient stele in the Nile delta. Its inscription, recorded in three distinct scripts--ancient Greek, Coptic, and hieroglyphic--would provide scholars with the first clues to unlocking the secrets of Egyptian hieroglyphs, a language lost for nearly two millennia. More than twenty years later a remarkably gifted... more...

  • Das Krokodil und der Pharaoby Constanze Holler

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 18.02

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...