The Resource The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume I, The Rosetta Stone, (electronic resource)

The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume I, The Rosetta Stone, (electronic resource)

Label
The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume I, The Rosetta Stone
Title
The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus
Title number
Volume I
Title part
The Rosetta Stone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first of three volumes exploring some of the most remarkable insights into Ancient Egypt to have come to light in modern times. The first two volumes deal with the Rosetta Stone, an outstanding archaeological discovery that has supplied the basis for Egyptian decipherment; the final volume explores the ""Stele of Canopus"", discovered in 1866. The significance of the Rosetta Stone lies in the three different languages that are inscribed onto it: Koine Greek, Demotic Egyptian, and, crucially, Hieroglyphic. This has facilitated a vast increase in our understanding of the sa
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
493.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ1531.R5 .D384 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume I, The Rosetta Stone, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; CHAPTER I; THE DISCOVERY OF THE ROSETTA STONE; APPENDIX TO CHAPTER I; 1. LETTER OF MAJOR-GENERAL H. TURNER; 2. MATTHEW RAPER'S ACCOUNT OF THE ROSETTA STONE; CHAPTER II; DESCRIPTION OF THE ROSETTA STONE AND ITS CONTENTS; CHAPTER III; THE ROSETTA STONE AND ITS EARLIEST DECIPHERERS; APPENDIX TO CHAPTER III; AMEILHON'S LATIN TRANSLATION OF THE GREEK TEXT; AMEILHON'S FRENCH TRANSLATION OF THE GREEK TEXT; CHAPTER IV; THE LABOURS OF THOMAS YOUNG; APPENDIX TO CHAPTER IV
  • Young's translations of the demotic and hieroglyphic textsanalysis of the triple inscription; list of young's works; chapter v; the labours of j. f. champollion; chapter vi; the obelisk at philae; greek texts; hieroglyphic text; chapter vii; the rosetta stone-hieroglyphic text; chapter viii; the rosetta decree-english translation; hieroglyphic text with transliteration and translation
Control code
ocn886110976
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138778863
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b34623784
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886110976
  • ebl1317654919

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