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Ancient records of Egypt historical documents from the earliest times to the Persian conquest by James Henry Breasted

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Published by The University of Chicago Press, [etc., etc.] in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • Egypt

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  • Egypt -- History -- Sources.

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This is the complete works of a German writer, NOT Ancient records of Egypt, Vol. 4. A mistake has been made.

Edition Notes

Statementcollected, edited and translated with commentary by James Henry Breasted ...
Series[Ancient records, 2d series]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT57 .B76
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6965967M
LC Control Number06005480
OCLC/WorldCa3131931

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Ancient Records Of Egypt: Historical Documents From The Earliest Times To The Persian Conquest: The First To The Seventeenth Dynasties V1 (LARGE PRINT EDITION) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Ancient Records of Egypt, Volume 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Around the turn of the last century, James Henry Breast /5. James Henry Breasted (), the first American scholar to hold a professorship in Egyptology, was the author of The Battle of Kadesh, A History of Egypt, Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Times: A History of the Early World, and The Conquest of A. Piccione is an Egyptologist and professor of comparative ancient history /5(3).   Breasted, J. H. Ancient Records of Egypt all 5 Vols by Breasted, James Henry, , ed. Publication date Topics Egypt Collection opensource Language English. All in one file: v. 1. The first to the seventeenth dynasties. Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader Year plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews.

Summary: Historical Documents from the earliest times to the Persian conquest. Volume 1 of 4, this is an extremely comprehensive book covering every period of the Ancient Egyptian dynasties. Historical Documents from the earliest times to the Persian conquest. Volume 2 of 4, this is an extremely comprehensive book covering every period of the Ancient Egyptian dynasties. Volume 2 covers the Eighteenth dynasty up to and including the reign of Tutenkhamon. Also available: Volume I and Volume III. Home | Categories | Ancient Egypt. It is said that the Hall of Records holds the key to understanding our civilization and the real history of humanity. Mythologically, it is said to be a library buried somewhere in Egypt, and many people believe it could be located under the enigmatic Sphinx of Giza, watching tall and proud over the Pyramids of the Giza Plateau. James Henry Breasted (), the first American scholar to hold a professorship in Egyptology, was the author of The Battle of Kadesh, A History of Egypt, Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Times: A History of the Early World, and The Conquest of A. Piccione is an Egyptologist and professor of comparative ancient history 5/5(2).

"In , Breasted, America's first noted Egyptologist, published this series in which he presents a history of the golden age of Egypt gleaned from its records, many of which he was the first This edition, the first in paperback, offers a new introduction by historian Peter A. Piccione, who places Breasted's work in a modern context.   From the days of Flavius Josephus (c CE) until the present, historians have tried to find some trace of this event in the ancient records of Egypt. They have had little luck. Ancient Records of Egypt: The First Through the Seventeenth Dynasties, Vol. 1 (Volume 1) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Ancient Records of Egypt: The First Through the Seventeenth Dynasties, Vol. 1 (Volume 1) Author. Breasted, James Henry. Publisher. University of Illinois Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text generally written on papyrus and used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw, is translated as Book of Coming Forth by Day or Book of Emerging Forth into the Light. "Book" is the closest term to describe the .