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Papyrus Queen’s College Recto: A Narrative in Abnormal Hieratic

Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The manuscript which is the topic of this chapter contains the first literary text in abnormal hieratic, a script used mainly for documentary texts in the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Dynasties. As ... More


Ernst Juenger: An Impenitent Prussian

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ernst Juenger is the author of Die Marmorklippen (On the Marble Cliffs)—a novel published inside Germany in 1939 that was unmistakably directed against the regime of Adolf Hitler. Before that time, ... More


Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Miroslav Verner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the prominence of ancient temples in the landscape of Egypt, books about them are surprisingly rare. This new and essential publication from a prominent Czech scholar answers the need for a ... More


Aten Alone

James K. Hoffmeier

in Akhenaten and the Origins of Monotheism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199792085
eISBN:
9780190217693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792085.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

This chapter traces how Aten emerged as Akhenaten’s sole god. Akhenaten built temples of talatat blocks throughout Egypt, including at Heliopolis and Memphis, and as far south as Nubia and apparently ... More


Homeward Bound

John Matthews

in The Journey of Theophanes: Travel, Business, and Daily Life in the Roman East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108989
eISBN:
9780300135244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108989.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a closely documented picture of Theophanes' return to Egypt. The memoranda show that from Pelusium to Heliopolis and Babylon, Theophanes was pursuing a different route from that ... More


Heliopolis: The City of the Sun

Miroslav Verner

in Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Heliopolis was considered by the historian Herodotus to be the oldest center of learning in Egypt. It is very difficult to reconstruct the history of this ancient city, despite the fact that in size ... More


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