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Hieroglyphs A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2004-08-12 | Author : Penelope Wilson | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191578014
ISBN 13 : 0191578010

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; ..


Ancient Egypt A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2004-07-22 | Author : Ian Shaw | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191578403
ISBN 13 : 0191578401

The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of..


Writing And Script A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2009-08-27 | Author : Andrew Robinson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199567782
ISBN 13 : 0199567786

Writing is a defining marker of civilisation; without it there could be no accumulation of knowledge. Andrew Robinson tells the fascinating story of the history of writing, conside..


Sacred Signs

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Penelope Wilson | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0192802992
ISBN 13 : 9780192802996

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; ..


Egyptian Myth A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2004-04-22 | Author : Geraldine Pinch | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780192803467
ISBN 13 : 0192803468

Egyptian myths articulated the core values of one of the longest lasting civilizations in history, and myths of deities such as Isis and Osiris influenced contemporary cultures and..


Ancient Egyptian Art And Architecture

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Christina Riggs | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199682782
ISBN 13 : 019968278X

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 a..


Middle Egyptian

Pub Date : 2010-04-15 | Author : James P. Allen | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139486354
ISBN 13 : 1139486357

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 lis..