Download E-books The Scepter of Egypt Part I : From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom ( Before 1600 B. C. ) ( A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art PDF

By William C. Hayes

7 5/8 x 10 1/4", 399 pp + fold-out map at again, Harper & Brothers in cooperation with the Metropolitan Museum of paintings, 1953 first. half I of a 'background for the learn of the Egyptian Antiquities within the Metropolitan Museum of Art'. via William C Hayes.

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Download E-books A Search in Secret Egypt PDF

During this e-book, thinker Paul Brunton (1898-1981) encounters the mysteries and magic of Egypt within the Nineteen Thirties, together with an eerie but illuminating evening spent by myself contained in the nice Pyramid. along his explorations of historical Egypt's monuments and gods, Brunton encounters quite a few occultists, fakirs, and dervishes, or even manages to develop into initiated into the lethal artwork of snake captivating. His frank interviews with Muslim leaders stay appropriate at the present time, and his description of the Hajj displays the sweetness and encouraging religion of Mohammad's actual fans. Brunton's trip to find the furthest reaches of what the brain and physique are able of--and to differentiate a variety of sorts of yoga and magic from precise spirituality--lead him to the parable of Osiris and to the secret that's the Sphinx itself. in any case, Brunton turns his recognition to his personal non secular course, connecting all of his studies right into a unmarried discovery: that we're greater than the physique and that the liberty of our spirit may be skilled the following and now. This re-creation has been up-to-date to include Brunton's ultimate revisions and comprises an advent via the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation. 

"Paul Brunton was once an outstanding unique and obtained to a spot of non-public evolution that illumines the pathways of a destiny humanity." --Jean Houston, writer of A ardour for the potential and A Mythic Life

"Any critical person looking for religious rules will discover a impressive problem and an real resource of thought and highbrow nourishment within the writings of Paul Brunton."--Jacob Needleman, writer of What is God?

 

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Download E-books The Egyptian Economy, 1952-2000: Performance Policies and Issues (Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies) PDF

By Khalid Ikram

Interviews with former leading Ministers and cupboard Ministers besides formerly unpublished research by way of the realm financial institution, IMF and USAID supply unique and fascinating insights into Egypt's monetary improvement coverage in the course of 1952 to 2000. parts addressed include:

* the functionality of the Egyptian financial system seeing that 1950s
* the standards that experience facilitated or retarded financial performance
* the Egyptian specialists method of monetary concerns and policy-making
* the manager questions that policy-makers should care for within the subsequent twenty years.

Set aside by means of Khalid Ikram’s intimate wisdom of the Egyptian policy-makers this booklet offers a different account of financial improvement and policy-making in Egypt in the course of 1952 to 2000.

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Download E-books Stone Tools in the Paleolithic and Neolithic Near East: A Guide PDF

Stone instruments within the Paleolithic and Neolithic close to East: A advisor surveys the lithic checklist for the East Mediterranean Levant (Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Jordan, and adjoining territories) from the earliest occasions to 6,500 years in the past. it's meant either as an advent to this lithic proof for college kids and as a source for researchers operating with Paleolithic and Neolithic stone software facts. Written by means of a lithic analyst flintknapper, this e-book systematically examines version in know-how, typology, and industries for the reduce, center, and top Paleolithic; the Epipaleolithic; and Neolithic sessions within the close to East. it's largely illustrated with drawings of stone instruments. as well as surveying the lithic proof, the publication additionally considers ways that archaeological therapy of this proof should be replaced to make it extra suitable to significant matters in human origins examine. a last bankruptcy indicates how swap in stone instrument designs element to expanding human dependence on stone instruments around the lengthy sweep of Stone Age prehistory.

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Download E-books A Handbook of Egyptian Religion PDF

By Adolf Erman

This ebook used to be initially released sooner than 1923, and represents a duplicate of a major historic paintings, retaining an analogous structure because the unique paintings. whereas a few publishers have opted to practice OCR (optical personality acceptance) know-how to the method, we think this results in sub-optimal effects (frequent typographical blunders, unusual characters and complicated formatting) and doesn't thoroughly protect the historic personality of the unique artifact. We think this paintings is culturally vital in its unique archival shape. whereas we try to competently fresh and digitally increase the unique paintings, there are sometimes cases the place imperfections similar to blurred or lacking pages, terrible photographs or errant marks can have been brought as a result of both the standard of the unique paintings or the scanning procedure itself. regardless of those occasional imperfections, we have now introduced it again into print as a part of our ongoing international e-book maintenance dedication, delivering shoppers with entry to the absolute best historic reprints. We get pleasure from your figuring out of those occasional imperfections, and in actual fact wish you get pleasure from seeing the e-book in a structure as shut as attainable to that meant via the unique writer.

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Download E-books Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (Volume 2: The Archaeological and Documentary Evidence) PDF

This quantity is the moment in a projected four-part sequence interested by the contest among ancient versions for the origins of Greek civilization. The version present at the present time is the Aryan version, in keeping with which Greek tradition arose because the results of the conquest from the north through Indo-European audio system or "Aryans" of the local "pre-Hellenes." The historical version, which was once the version maintained in Classical Greece, held that the local inhabitants of Greece had at the start been civilized by way of Egyptian and Phoenician colonists and that extra close to japanese tradition had been brought to Greece by way of Greeks learning in Egypt and Southwest Asia. In those and later volumes, Martin Bernal proposes a Revised historical version. in line with this, the Indo-European elements of Greek language and tradition can be famous as basic and the massive non-Indo-European parts will be noticeable principally as Egyptian and Levantine additions to this basis.

Volume II is anxious with the archaeological and documentary facts for contacts among Egypt and the Levant at the one hand and the Aegean on the opposite, throughout the Bronze Age from c. 3400 B.C. to c. 1100 B.C. those methods are supplemented by means of info from later Greek myths, legends, spiritual cults, and language. the writer concludes that touch among the 2 areas used to be way more broad and influential than is mostly believed. within the creation to this quantity, Bernal additionally responds to a couple stories and criticisms of quantity I of Black Athena.

Martin Bernal is Professor of presidency at Cornell University.

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Download E-books Egypt in Late Antiquity PDF

By Roger S. Bagnall

This e-book brings jointly an unlimited volume of knowledge bearing on the society, financial system, and tradition of a province very important to knowing the total jap a part of the later Roman Empire. targeting Egypt from the accession of Diocletian in 284 to the center of the 5th century, Roger Bagnall attracts his proof ordinarily from documentary and archaeological resources, together with the papyri which have been released during the last thirty years.

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