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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..