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Egyptian Hieroglyphs For Complete Beginners

Author : Bill Manley
ISBN : 0500290288
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Teaches how to translate Egyptian hieroglyphs into English using a step-by-step procedure that includes the use of photographs and line drawings.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Hieroglyphs And Arithmetic Of The Ancient Egyptian Scribes

Author : Donald Frazer
ISBN : 9781469136462
Genre : History
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This introductory guide for beginners provides an introduction to the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing and arithmetic, with a little light hearted humour. All the hieroglyphs portrayed within this book (over 780) are provided free of charge as keyboard characters. They allow the reader to create their own messages, names, numbers and designs which can be easily printed. These hieroglyphs are compatible with all software packages that run on both Windows based and Macintosh computers. This step-by-step guide introduces the reader to the peculiar style of arithmetic and units of measure employed by the ancient Egyptians, from counting loaves and recording the strength of beer to the volume of stone in a pyramid and the recording time.
Category: History

Write Your Own Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Author : Angela McDonald
ISBN : 0520252357
Genre : Social Science
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"A fascinating, easy-to-read yet highly informative introduction to hieroglyphs suitable for all novice Egyptologists. Angela McDonald makes learning the language of the pharaohs fun."--Joyce Tyldesley, author of Egypt
Category: Social Science

Temples Tombs And Hieroglyphs A Brief History Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Barbara Mertz
ISBN : 9781849016711
Genre : History
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Have you ever wondered what it was like in the Valley of the Kings? To unlock the mysteries of the pyramids? Or sail down the Nile on Cleopatra's Barge? In her fascinating new introduction to the wonders of ancient Egypt expert Barbara Mertz tells the extraordinary history from the first stone age settlements to the age of Cleopatra and the Roman Emperors. It offers not just insights into the glories of the Pharaohs, but also intriguing glimpses of everyday life, folklore and culture.
Category: History

The Idiot

Author : Elif Batuman
ISBN : 9781448181582
Genre : Fiction
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‘A moving, continent-hopping coming-of-age story’ Observer **SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018** Selin, a tall, highly strung Turkish-American from New Jersey turns up at Harvard and finds herself dangerously overwhelmed by the challenges and possibilities of adulthood. She studies linguistics and literature, and spends a lot of time thinking about what language – and languages – can and cannot do. Along the way, she befriends Svetlana, a cosmopolitan Serb, and obsesses over Ivan, a mathematician from Hungary. Selin ponders profound questions about how culture and language shape who we are, how difficult it is to be a failed writer, and how baffling love is. At once clever and clueless, Batuman’s heroine shows us with perfect hilarity and soulful inquisitiveness just how messy it can be to forge a self. ‘I loved it and could have read a thousand more pages of it’ Emma Cline, author of The Girls
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The Founders

Author : Richard Turner
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How To Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Author : Charles E. Nichols
ISBN : 9781438264684
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book is written for high school students and beginners. It avoids using complicated grammar. The examples are kept simple. In many cases the hieroglyphs are "unrolled" - each hieroglyphic word is presented to the student one hieroglyph at a time, just as we write an English word one letter at a time. Each hieroglyph is treated as if it were a letter. This makes it much easier for the beginning student. Volume 1 consists of a series of simple lessons which when completed will enable the student to read many simple hieroglyphic sentences and significant parts of more complex sentences. The grammar presented is "Middle Egyptian" which is the most common version taught. It is not necessary to have previously studied any other foreign language. In many ways, learning ancient Egyptian will be easier for the student who has never studied a foreign language before.
Category: Foreign Language Study

How To Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Author : Mark Collier
ISBN : 0520215974
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Each chapter introduces a new aspect of hieroglyphic script or Middle Egyptian grammar and provides practical exercises to improve reading skills.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Psychoses

Author : Jacques Lacan
ISBN : 9781317761778
Genre : Psychology
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During the third year of his famous seminar, Jacques Lacan gives a concise definition of psychoanalysis: 'Psychoanalysis should be the science of language inhabited by the subject. From the Freudian point of view man is the subject captured and tortured by language.' Since psychosis is a special but emblematic case of language entrapment, Lacan devotes much of this year to grappling with distinctions between the neuroses and the psychoses. As he compared the two, relationships, symmetries, and contrasts emerge that enable him to erect a structure for psychosis. Freud's famous case of Daniel Paul Schreber is central to Lacan's analysis. In demonstrating the many ways that the psychotic is `inhabited, possessed by language', Lacan draws upon Schreber's own account of his psychosis and upon Freud's notes on this 'case of paranoia'. The analysis of language is both fascinating and enlightening.
Category: Psychology

Ancient Egypt Before Writing

Author : Alicia Meza
ISBN : 9781479745777
Genre : History
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An investigation is made here of a marking and counting system used in Ancient Egypt similar to the one existing in Mesopotamia, during the fourth millennium BCE. Th e archaeological model indicates that, this development was crucial to the invention of writing and to social stratifi cation in both Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Th is fact was corroborated by archaeological analysis of the areas, indicating a very early state formation at the beginning of the Middle Uruk Period in Mesopotamia, which corresponded to the Predynastic Period in Egypt. A correlation is made here of proto-signs from both areas, Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt, which was probably used for longrange trade between both regions.
Category: History

Hieroglyphs A Very Short Introduction

Author : Penelope Wilson
ISBN : 9780191578014
Genre : Social Science
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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 significance of the script with an emphasis on previously neglected areas such as cryptography, the continuing decipherment into modern times, and examines the powerful fascination hieroglyphs still hold for us today. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Category: Social Science

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Author : Stephane Rossini
ISBN : 9780486130958
Genre : History
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Clear, easy-to-follow text tells absolute beginners how to transcribe hieroglyphs by presenting and explaining 134 phonetic elements. Includes section on word analysis, newly enlarged pronunciation guide, and much more.
Category: History

Ancient Egypt

Author : George Robins Gliddon
ISBN : HARVARD:HN2KJI
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The Humanist Interpretation Of Hieroglyphs In The Allegorical Studies Of The Renaissance

Author : Karl Giehlow
ISBN : 9789004281738
Genre : History
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The Hieroglyphenkunde by Karl Giehlow published in 1915, described variously by critics as “a masterpiece”, “magnificent”, “monumental” and “incomparable”, is here translated into English for the first time. Giehlow’s work with an initial focus on the Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, the manuscript of which was discovered by Giehlow, was a pioneering attempt to introduce the thesis that Egyptian hieroglyphics had a fundamental influence on the Italian literature of allegory and symbolism and beyond that on the evolution of all Renaissance art. The present edition includes the illustrations of Albrecht Dürer from the Pirckheimer translation of the Horapollo from the early fifteenth century.
Category: History

The Rosetta Stone

Author : E. A. Wallis Budge
ISBN : 9780486157221
Genre : History
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Fascinating account of great linguistic detective story — discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography.
Category: History

Ancient Writing And Its Influence

Author : Berthold Louis Ullman
ISBN : 0802064353
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book remains a sound, concise, and expert survey by one of the master palaeographers of the twentieth century.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines