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The legacy of Egypt / edited by J.R. Harris.


Second edition.. Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press, 1971.
ISBN 9780198219125, 0198219121

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Other Authors Harris, J. R.
Subjects Ägypten (Altertum)
Ägypten <Altertum>
Civilization -- history -- Egypt.
Civilization.
Egypt -- Civilization.
Egypt.
Égypte -- Civilisation.
Égypte -- Histoire.
History of Medicine -- Egypt.
Kultur.
Oudheid.
Description 510 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes First edition by S.R.K. Glanville.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This completely revised edition of a classic study of ancient Egypt takes full account of recent scholarly work. Tracing the values and achievements of the early inhabitants of the Nile valley, the late Harris's study includes chapters on "Mystery, Myth, and Magic," "The Hieroglyphic Tradition," mathematics and astronomy, medicine, law, literature, diplomacy, and the ancient Egyptian legacy to Africa and Islam.--Publisher description.
Contents The calendars and chronology / by Richard A. Parker -- Mathematics and astronomy / by G.J. Toomer -- The canonical tradition / by Erik Iversen -- Technology and materials / by J.R. Harris -- Mystery, myth, and magic / by A.A. Barb -- The hieroglyphic tradition / by Erik Iversen -- Language and writing / by J. Černý -- Literature / by Georges Posener -- Egypt and Israel / by Ronald J. Williams -- The concept of law in ancient Egypt / by Aristide Théodoridès -- Graeco-Roman Egypt / by Claire Préaux -- The Greek papyri / by C.H. Roberts -- Christian and Coptic Egypt / by A.F. Shore -- The legacy to Africa / by pagesL. Shinnie -- The contribution to Islam / by Bernard Lewis.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Other Identifiers X5683802
Geographic Area Egypt
Network Numbers (OCoLC)307102
(OCoLC)ocm00307102
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