Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

Author(s): James P. Allen

Date: Format: pdf Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1107663288
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Middle Egyptian introduces the reader to the writing gadget of historic Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It comprises twenty-six courses, workouts (with solutions), an inventory of hieroglyphic indicators, and a dictionary. It additionally features a sequence of twenty-six essays on an important sides of historic Egyptian historical past, society, faith, literature, and language. Grammar courses and cultural essays permits customers now not handiest to learn hieroglyphic texts but additionally to grasp them, offering the root for figuring out texts on monuments and studying nice works of historic Egyptian literature. This 3rd version is revised and reorganized, in particular in its technique to the verbal gadget, in accordance with fresh advances in figuring out the language. Illustrations make stronger the discussions, and an index of references has been added. These adjustments and additions supply an entire and up-to-date grammatical description of the classical language of historic Egypt for experts in linguistics and different fields.
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