Category: Egypt

  • Download Land Transport in Roman Egypt: A Study of Economics and by Colin Adams PDF

    By Colin Adams

    The papyri of Egypt supply a wealthy and intricate photograph of this crucial Roman province and supply an exceptional perception into how a Roman province really labored. in addition they have enough money a worthwhile window into old monetary habit and way of life. This learn is the 1st systematic therapy of the position of land delivery in the financial lifetime of Roman Egypt, a regular fiscal task on the middle of the economic system not just of Egypt yet of the Roman global. Colin Adams experiences the economics of animal possession, the function of delivery within the advertisement and agricultural economies of Egypt, and the way the Roman country used provincial assets to satisfy its personal delivery calls for. He finds a posh courting among inner most person and nation of their use of shipping assets, a dynamic and rational economic climate, and the commercial and administrative habit imposed whilst an imperial strength made calls for upon a province.
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  • Download Language and identity in modern Egypt by Reem Bassiouney PDF

    By Reem Bassiouney

    How is language utilized in Egyptian public discourse to light up the collective identification of Egyptians? How does this id relate to language shape and content material? those questions are explored during this booklet, utilizing a large number of info, together with newspaper articles, caricatures, blogs, patriotic songs, motion pictures, college textbooks, television talk-shows, poetry and novels. in addition to furthering our realizing of the connection among id and language normally, Language and identification in sleek Egypt also yields insights concerning the complicated ways that media and public discourse aid form and description id via linguistic procedures
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  • Download Levant Trilogy by Olivia Manning PDF

    By Olivia Manning

    Follows on from the Balkan Trilogy. As Rommel advances in wartorn Egypt, the lives of the civilian inhabitants come lower than possibility. One such couple are man and Harriet Pringle, who've escaped the conflict in Europe in simple terms to discover the clash once again on their doorstep, offering a risky backdrop to their very own own battles. The civilian international meets the army throughout the determine of Simon Boulderstone, a tender military officer who will witness the tragedy and stress of battle at the frontier before everything hand. a superb writer of wartime fiction, Olivia Manning brilliantly inspires the following the realm of the Levant - Egypt, Jerusalem and Syria - with notion and subtlety, humour and humanity.
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  • Download The British Museum: Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw PDF

    By Ian Shaw

    An A-Z better half to historical Egyptian civilization, according to the main up to date examine, with six hundred transparent and concise entries. From Abu Gurab to Zawyet el-Aryan, Akhenaten to the X workforce, this paintings bargains info on all facets of the traditional Egyptian global. 600 cross-referenced and comprehensively-indexed entries supply transparent causes and outlines of the most important rules, occasions and personalities that formed 4000 years of civilization within the Nile valley, when entries at the archaeologists who printed Egypt's legacy carry the tale modern. every one access is through a quick bibliography to allow readers to pursue issues in higher element.
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  • Download Ancient Greece: Social & Historical Documents from Archaic by Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland PDF

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    The recent variation of this definitive assortment provides a variety of records on Greek social and political heritage from 800 to 399 BC, from all around the Greek international.

    It comprises resource fabric on political advancements in Greece, together with colonization within the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, Athenian democracy, the structure of Sparta and the Peloponnesian warfare. specific chapters concentrate on social phenomena, comparable to Greek faith, slavery and labour, the relations and the position of ladies.

    The publication comprises transparent, designated translations of records taken not just from historic assets but in addition from inscriptions, graffiti, legislation codes, epitaphs, decrees, drama and poetry, a lot of that have now not formerly been translated into English.

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  • Download The Egyptian Revolution: Political Analysis & Eye Witness by Sameh Naguib PDF

    By Sameh Naguib

    The Egyptian revolution that all started on 26 January 2011 and overthrew Mubarak in 18 days is via a ways the main major of the Arab revolutions. Egypt isn't just the main populous of the Arab nations, it additionally has the biggest, such a lot militant and skilled operating category within the area. The destiny of the continued Egyptian revolution will play an enormous function in opting for the long run, not just of the broader Arab revolution but additionally the power or lack of ability folks imperialism and international capitalism to include this exceptional challenge.
    What follows is a advisor to the reasons, advancements and clients of the Egyptian revolution in its first few months.

    Sameh Naguib is a number one member of the progressive Socialists in Egypt
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  • Download Temple of Khonsu, Volume 2: Scenes and Inscriptions in the by Professor William J Murnane, The Chicago Epigraphic Survey PDF

    By Professor William J Murnane, The Chicago Epigraphic Survey

    This quantity completes the list of the forecourt and major hypostyle corridor of the temple of Khons in Karnak, through the Chicago Epigraphic Survey. We now ultimately own an entire and exact checklist of the works of Ramesses XI and Herihor there, plus a complete sequence of supplementary scenes and texts from the twenty first Dynasty (Pinudjem I; Menkheperre), a textual content of Osorkon I, dedications through Nectanebo II, and texts and scenes of Ptolemy II, IV and IX, along with Alexander. a lot of what seems right here was once previous unpublished; what was once recognized now seems in vastly more suitable shape. ... The folio of plates is followed via a 4to publication giving not just the record of plates and annotated translation of all texts, but in addition an informative preface by means of Dr. Kent Weeks, e.g., at the vicissitudes of royal and priestly positive aspects within the reliefs of Pinudjem I; he additionally exhibits that this current quantity (fruit of such a lot of collaborators around the many years) was once considerably the paintings of Dr. W. J. Murnane. a brand new and intensely welcome function of the text-fascicle is its complete word list (in transliteration) of all texts in Vols. 1 and a pair of of Khonsu. [From a evaluation via ok. A. Kitchen in Bibliotheca Orientalis forty-one (1984) 84-85].
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  • Download Ancient Egyptian Epigraphy and Paleography by Richardo A. Caminos, Henry G. Fischer PDF

    By Richardo A. Caminos, Henry G. Fischer

    The papers which are the topic of this booklet have been initially provided at a convention which used to be held in Cairo from January fifth to ninth, 1975, and which used to be known as "Ancient Egypt: difficulties of heritage, assets and Methods." The convention was once subsidized by way of the Egyptian Antiquities association in collaboration with the yank learn middle in Egypt and the college Museum, college of Pennsylvania.

    (This identify was once initially released in 1976.)

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