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Middle Egyptian An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

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ISBN-10: 0521741440

ISBN-13: 9780521741446

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: James P. Allen

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List price: $68.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

James P. Allen is the Wilbour Professor of Egyptology at Brown University. He is a former curator of Egyptian art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and president of the International Association of Egyptologists. His previous publications include Genesis in Egypt: The Philosophy of Ancient Egyptian Creation Accounts (1989), The Heqanakht Papyri (2002), The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts (2005), The Debate between a Man and his Soul (2010), The Ancient Egyptian Language: An Historical Study (2013), and three editions of Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 3rd edition (2014).

List of Figures
Egyptian Language and Writing
Ancient Egyptian History
The Sounds of Middle Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian Geography
Multiliteral Signs
Ancient Egyptian Society
The Gods
The Gods on Earth
The King's Names
Adjectival and Nominal Sentences
Adjectival Sentences
Nominal Sentences
Uses of Adjectival and Nominal Sentences
Human Nature
Prepositions and Adverbs
Death and the Afterlife
Egyptian Chronology
Adverbial Sentences
Nonverbal Sentences
The World Before Creation
Nonverbal Clauses
Relative Clauses
Noun Clauses
Adverb Clauses
The Creation of the World
The Creative Word
The Infinitival Forms
The Infinitive
The Negative Infinitive and Negatival Complement
The Complementary Infinitive
The Memphite Theology
The Pseudoverbal Construction
The Creator
The Imperative and Particles
The Stative
Phonology and Writing
The Perfect
Egyptian Literature
The Subjunctive
Middle Egyptian Wisdom Literature
The Perfective and Imperfective
Middle Egyptian Stories
The Prospective and Passive
The Prospective
The Passive
The Forms of the sdm.f
Historical Texts
The Other Forms of the Suffix Conjugation
The sdm.jn.f
The sdm.k3.f
The sdmt.f
The Parenthetics
Religious Texts
The Participles
Hymns and Poetry
The Relative Forms
Nonliterary Texts
Special Uses of the Relative Forms
Nominal Uses
Emphatic Uses
General Considerations
Middle Egyptian Grammar
Where to Go From Here
Sign List
Answers to the Exercises