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""An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginners"" by E. A. Wallis Budge is a comprehensive guide to the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system. The book is designed for beginners who want to learn the basics of reading and interpreting hieroglyphs. It provides a detailed introduction to the history and culture of ancient Egypt, including the development of hieroglyphics as a writing system.The book features over 500 illustrations of hieroglyphs and their meanings, along with exercises and quizzes to help readers practice their skills. It also includes a glossary of common hieroglyphic terms and a list of resources for further study.Throughout the book, Budge emphasizes the importance of context in understanding hieroglyphs. He provides examples of how hieroglyphs were used in different types of texts, such as religious texts, historical accounts, and personal letters. He also discusses the role of scribes in ancient Egypt and the techniques they used to write hieroglyphs.Overall, ""An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginners"" is an essential resource for anyone interested in learning about ancient Egyptian culture and language. It provides a comprehensive introduction to hieroglyphics and offers practical guidance for reading and interpreting these fascinating symbols.1896. The author presents 20 Egyptian texts, nine of which were taken from monuments inscribed with the hieroglyphic character and eleven are transcripts into hieroglyphics from hieratic texts, divided them into words, wrote transliterations of them and made a complete vocabulary. In dividing the words, he was guided by the wish to make them easily distinguishable and by transliterating them, he followed the old system sanctioned by Birch, Lepsius and others. With the view of helping the beginner, an English version of a few of the texts has been added and it is hoped that these may smooth the way and lead the reader to the perusal of other texts.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781169365643
  • ISBN-10: 1169365647
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 1.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.93 pounds
  • Page Count: 648

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