Ancient Egypt

Author : Salima Ikram
ISBN : 9781316102077
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilizations of all time – ancient Egypt. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems as well as its subsequent political development, it examines methodology, the history of the discipline of Egyptology, religion, social organization, urban and rural life, and death. It also includes a section on how people of all ranks lived. Lavishly illustrated, with many unusual photographs of rarely seen sites that are seldom illustrated, this volume is suitable for use in introductory-level courses on ancient Egypt. It offers a variety of student-friendly features, including a glossary, a bibliography, and a list of sources for those who wish to further their interest in ancient Egypt.
Category: Social Science

History Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Erik Hornung
ISBN : 0801484758
Genre : History
File Size : 77.12 MB
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Surveys the development of ancient Egypt, from the time of the first recorded pharaoh to the conquest by Alexander the Great, and describes the many changes that occurred in a society that was not as static as it seemed.
Category: History

The Egyptians

Author : Robert Morkot
ISBN : 0415271037
Genre : History
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A widely published author on the subject, Robert Morkot presents a clear introduction to the origins, history and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization. This excellent addition to the popular family of books on ancient peoples offers a broad coverage of Egyptian life. Morkot also addresses a number of important questions dealing with race and colour, Egypt's relationship with Africa and Egypt's legacy. The Egyptians includes chapters on: dynasties and empires society daily life religion art and architecture languages and literature. This engaging and accessible book provides students with the ideal introduction to this fascinating civilization.
Category: History

Ancient Egypt A Very Short Introduction

Author : Ian Shaw
ISBN : 9780192854193
Genre : History
File Size : 75.84 MB
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The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. Considers all aspects of ancient Egyptian culture, from tombs and mummies to the discovery of artefacts, and the decipherment of hieroglyphs, and examines the impact of Egyptology on various aspects of popular culture such as cinema, fiction writing, and opera.
Category: History

An Introduction To The Archaeology Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Kathryn A. Bard
ISBN : 9781118896112
Genre : Social Science
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This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. • Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition • Organized into 11 chapters, covering: the history of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology; prehistoric and pharaonic chronology and the ancient Egyptian language; geography, resources, and environment; and seven chapters organized chronologically and devoted to specific archaeological sites and evidence • Includes sections on salient topics such as the constructing the Great Pyramid at Giza and the process of mummification
Category: Social Science

Middle Egyptian

Author : James P. Allen
ISBN : 9781139486354
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Middle Egyptian introduces the reader to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises (with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary. It also includes a series of twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian history, society, religion and literature. The combination of grammar lessons and cultural essays allows users to not only read hieroglyphic texts but also to understand them, providing readers with the foundation to understand texts on monuments and to read great works of ancient Egyptian literature in the original text. This second edition contains revised exercises and essays, providing an up to date account of current research and discoveries. New illustrations enhance discussions and examples. These additions combine with the previous edition to create a complete grammatical description of the classical language of ancient Egypt for specialists in linguistics and other fields.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Egypt Of The Pharaohs

Author : Alan Henderson Gardiner
ISBN : 0195002679
Genre : History
File Size : 28.50 MB
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Now available in new covers, this volume provides a comprehensive history of Ancient Egypt from its earliest days to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.
Category: History

Egyptian Hieroglyphs For Everyone

Author : Lenore Scott
ISBN : 1566190681
Genre : Egyptian language
File Size : 54.27 MB
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Describes the grammar, pronunciation, and writing of words and sentences in hieroglyphs.
Category: Egyptian language

Ancient Egyptian Art And Architecture

Author : Christina Riggs
ISBN : 9780199682782
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 75.89 MB
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Explores the variety of arts produced in Egypt over a span of 3,500 years. Examining the stories behind these objects and buildings, Riggs looks not only at what they can tell us about ancient Egyptian life, but also how their legacy continues to shape the contemporary world.
Category: Architecture