By Nicolas Grimal
This is often an account of the increase and fall of the civilization within the Nile Valley, protecting the 1st human cost (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest via Alexander the good in 333 BC.This is the 1st historical past of old Egypt for 25 yearsBrings jointly the very most up-to-date textual and archaeological evidenceThe index, bibliography and appendices make this a useful reference toolNew consultant to extra analyzing in English in particular commissioned for the paperback variation
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W. Dobbs-Allsopp Princeton Theological Seminary The earliest written copies of biblical poems currently extant come from the Judean Desert. And not a few of these exhibit some kind of special formatting. The essay that follows, in the main, consists of a series of observations about this special formatting that does not so much argue a position as elaborate an ever richer description of practice. My governing ambition throughout is “to take into account,” as M. 2 Such “thick” (re)description is valuable in its own right.
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