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The Hieroglyphs Handbook: Teach Yourself Ancient Egyptian

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 96 pages
Published 1999 by Faber & Faber
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William Axtell
I love this book so much! It is brilliant, full of really funny cartoons and practical advice. Note, that this book is not "Talk Ancient Egyptian", which never as such existed anyway as it changed over time, but it teaches you how to use hieroglyphs. It covers numbers, names (more complex than you might imagine)and some grammer, the more basic stuff such as plurals and present tense verb conjugation. Obviously in the space of the book a more systematic explanation is not possible and I don't kno ...more
André
May 29, 2009 André rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommended to André by: Tina Gregor
A rather silly book for children, but well... that's what it was probably meant to be. But I didn't like that style very much and I somehow doubt that I would've liked its style, had I been a child and read this book. It underestimates its readers, I think. And I miss pronunciations for some of the words, as it's never really made clear how words should be pronounced. But it was quite short, so it wasn't really a waste of time or anything.
Dani
one of my favorite books as a child... fun read, good to learn something new!
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