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LINGUIST List 21.1898

Tue Apr 20 2010

Books: Applied Linguistics/Writing Systems: Allen

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        1.    Daniel Davies, Middle Egyptian: Allen

Message 1: Middle Egyptian: Allen
Date: 17-Apr-2010
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: Middle Egyptian: Allen
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Title: Middle Egyptian
Subtitle: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: James P. Allen
Hardback: ISBN: 9780521517966 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 125.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780521517966 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 70.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521741446 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 27.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521741446 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 50.00
Abstract:

Note: This title is a new edition of a previously announced book.

Middle Egyptian introduces the reader to the writing system of ancient
Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six
lessons, exercises (with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a
dictionary. It also includes a series of twenty-five essays on the most
important aspects of ancient Egyptian history, society, religion and
literature. The combination of grammar lessons and cultural essays allows
users to not only read hieroglyphic texts but also to understand them,
providing readers with the foundation to understand texts on monuments and
to read great works of ancient Egyptian literature in the original text.
This second edition contains revised exercises and essays, providing an up
to date account of current research and discoveries. New illustrations
enhance discussions and examples. These additions combine with the
previous edition to create a complete grammatical description of the classical
language of ancient Egypt for specialists in linguistics and other fields.

List of figures;
Preface;
Lesson 1. Language and writing;
Lesson 2. The sounds of Middle Egyptian;
Lesson 3. Multiliteral signs;
Lesson 4. Nouns;
Lesson 5. Pronouns;
Lesson 6. Adjectives;
Lesson 7. Adjectival and nominal sentences;
Lesson 8. Prepositions and adverbs;
Lesson 9. Numbers;
Lesson 10. Adverbial sentences;
Lesson 11. Nonverbal sentences;
Lesson 12. Nonverbal clauses;
Lesson 13. Verbs;
Lesson 14. The infinitival forms;
Lesson 15. The pseudoverbal construction;
Lesson 16. The imperative and particles;
Lesson 17. The stative;
Lesson 18. The perfect;
Lesson 19. The subjunctive;
Lesson 20. The perfective and imperfective;
Lesson 21. The prospective and passive;
Lesson 22. The other forms of the suffix conjugation;
Lesson 23. The participles;
Lesson 24. The relative forms;
Lesson 25. Special uses of the relative forms;
Lesson 26. Middle Egyptian grammar;
Sign list;
Dictionary;
Answers to the exercises;
Index.


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): Egyptian (egy)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=47490


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