The Resource The decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume II, The Rosetta Stone, by E.A. Wallis, (electronic resource)

The decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume II, The Rosetta Stone, by E.A. Wallis, (electronic resource)

Label
The decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume II, The Rosetta Stone
Title
The decrees of Memphis and Canopus
Title number
Volume II
Title part
The Rosetta Stone
Statement of responsibility
by E.A. Wallis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the second 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 which 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 inscribed on it: Koine Greek, Demotic Egyptian, and, crucially, Hieroglyphic. This has facilitated a vast increase in our understanding of the sacred lang
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
493.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ1531
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
The decrees of Memphis and Canopus, Volume II, The Rosetta Stone, by E.A. Wallis, (electronic resource)
Publication
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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 Fragments of the last Fourteen Lines of the Hieroglyphic Text on the Rosetta Stone and their Equivalents in Greek compared; Chapter II. Latin and French Translations of the Hieroglyphic Text of the Rosetta Stone; I. Brugsch''s Latin Translation; II. Uhlemann''s Latin Translation; III Chabas'' Translation; Chapter III. The Demotic Text of the Rosetta Stone; Chapter IV. English Rendering of the Demotic Text of the Rosetta Decree; Transliteration of the Demotic Text
  • Chapter V. German and French Translations of the Demotic Text of the Rosetta Decree:I. Brugsch''s Translation; II. RĂ©villout''s Translation; III. Hess''s Translation; Chapter VI. The Greek Text of the Rosetta Stone; English Rendering and Transcript; Chapter VII. The Greek Text of the Rosetta Stone-in Uncials; Chapter VIII. English Translations of the Greek Text of the Rosetta Stone:; I. Plumtre''s Translation; II. Duane''s Translation; III. Porson''s Translation; Chapter IX. French, Latin, German, and Italian Translations of the Greek Text of the Decree of Rosetta:; I. Letronne''s Translation
  • II. Heyne''s TranslationIII. Bailey''s Translation; IV. Drumann''s Translation; V. Ricardi''s Translation
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ocn887510235
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Extent
1 online resource (212 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317654872
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)887510235
  • ebl1317654870

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