Ancient Egyptian Medicine

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Auteur : John F. Nunn
Éditeur : University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN-13 : 0806135042
Libération : 2002

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The skills of the ancient Egyptians in preserving bodies through mummification are well known, but their expertise in the everyday medical practices needed to treat the living is less familiar and often misinterpreted. John F. Nunn draws on his own experience as an eminent doctor of medicine and an Egyptologist to reassess the evidence. He has translated and reviewed the original Egyptian medical papyri and has reconsidered other sources of information, including skeletons, mummies, statues, tomb paintings and coffins. Illustrations highlight symptoms of similar conditions in patients ancient and modern, and the criteria by which the Egyptian doctors made their diagnoses - many still valid today - are evaluated in the light of current medical knowledge. In addition, an appendix listing all known named doctors contains previously unpublished additions from newly translated texts. Spells and incantations and the relationship of magic and religion to medical practice are also explored. Incorporating the most recent insights of modern medicine and Egyptology, the result is the most comprehensive and authoritative general book to be published on this fascinating subject for many years.

Ancient Egyptian Science Ancient Egyptian mathematics

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Science Ancient Egyptian mathematics
Auteur : Marshall Clagett
Éditeur : American Philosophical Society
ISBN-13 : 0871692325
Libération : 1989

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Provides an in-depth look at the state of the sciences in ancient Egypt, including discussion of philosophy, astronomy, and mathematics.

Ancient Egyptian

Titre : Ancient Egyptian
Auteur : Antonio Loprieno
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 0521448492
Libération : 1995-10-27

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The language of Ancient Egypt has been the object of careful investigation since its decipherment in the nineteenth century, but this is the first accessible account that uses the insight of modern linguistics. Antonio Loprieno discusses the hieroglyphic system and its cursive varieties, and the phonology, morphology and syntax of Ancient Egyptian, as well as looking at its genetic ties with other languages of the Near East. This book will be indispensable for both linguists and Egyptologists.

Ancient Egyptian Fashions

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Fashions
Auteur : Tom Tierney
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 048640806X
Libération : 1999

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Outlines the clothing styles worn by the people of ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology
Auteur : Paul T. Nicholson
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 0521452570
Libération : 2000-03-23

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Aimed primarily at Egyptologists and archaeologists, this book covers all aspects of craftwork in a ncient Egypt, from the construction of the pyramids and the carving of statues to techniques of mummification, boat-building, jewellery making, ancient brewing, carpentry, hairstyling, tailoring and basket weaving. Drawing on archaeological, experimental, ethnographic and laboratory work, it is the first book since the 1920s to describe current research into the actual basics of life in Pharaonic Egypt. The twenty-five chapters, by well-regarded scholars, present up-to-date and accessible information on a wide array of techniques.

Ancient Egyptian Science Calendars clocks and astronomy

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Science Calendars clocks and astronomy
Auteur : Marshall Clagett
Éditeur : American Philosophical Society
ISBN-13 : 0871692147
Libération : 1989

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This volume is part of Marshall Clagett's three-volume study of the various aspects of science of Ancient Egypt. Volume Two covers calendars, clocks, and astonomical monuments. Within each area of treatment there is a fair chronology evident as benefits a historical work covering three millenia of activity. Includes more than 100 illustrations of documents and scientific objects.

Ancient Egypt

Titre : Ancient Egypt
Auteur : John Rearick
Éditeur : Scholastic Inc.
ISBN-13 : 0590644041
Libération : 2002

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Invite your students to explore ancient Egypt and help this captivating culture come alive with these five humorous, reproducible read-aloud plays based on folk tales, myths, and history. Includes key concepts such as pyramids, pharaohs, gods, the Nile, and more. Plus background information, fun and creative extension activities, and thought-provoking discussion questions and writing prompts. A great way to jump start or wrap up your ancient Egypt unit! For use with Grades 4-8.

Ancient Egyptian Homes

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Homes
Auteur : Brenda Williams
Éditeur : Capstone Classroom
ISBN-13 : 140340514X
Libération : 2002-07-01

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Discusses the homes of ancient Egypt, including how the different classes lived, what the homes looked like, and how life revolved around the home.

Temples of Ancient Egypt

Titre : Temples of Ancient Egypt
Auteur : Dieter Arnold
Éditeur : I.B.Tauris
ISBN-13 : 1850439451
Libération : 2005

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This book presents an important survey of ancient Egyptian temples and the rituals associated with their use. It covers the entire pharaonic era, from the Old Kingdom to the Roman period, and offers a fresh perspective on ritual and its cultural significance, demonstrating the role of temples as loci for the creative interplay of sacred space and sacred time. Temples of Ancient Egypt challenges the traditional division of temples into the categories of either 'mortuary' or 'divine', showing that their functions and symbolic representations were, at once, too varied and too intertwined.

Ancient Egyptian Literature

Titre : Ancient Egyptian Literature
Auteur : Miriam Lichtheim
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 9780520933057
Libération : 2006-04-03

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First published in 1973 – and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 – this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world’s earliest civilizations. Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various classes of literary works written with pen on papyrus, and the mortuary literature that focuses on life after death. Introduced with a new foreword by Antonio Loprieno. Volume II shows the culmination of these literary genres within the single period known as the New Kingdom (1550-1080 B.C.). With a new foreword by Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert. Volume III spans the last millennium of Pharaonic civilization, from the tenth century B.C. to the beginning of the Christian era. With a new foreword by Joseph G. Manning.