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Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume II, Ramesses II, Royal Inscriptions: Translated and Annotated, Translations

ISBN: 978-0-631-18427-0
648 pages
April 1996, Wiley-Blackwell
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This edition based on the hieroglyphic texts of the Ramesses Age of Ancient Egypt (c.1300-1100 BC) presents a modern English translation of the vast majority of historical sources for this important epoch of Egyptian history.
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Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Sigla.

Preface.

Translations of Ramesses 1: Royal Inscriptions.

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Author Information

K A Kitchen is currently Brunner Professor of Egyptology in the University of Liverpool, where he has taught for 38 years. During that time, he has worked extensively in Egypt, recording the texts for the hieroglyphic edition of Ramesside Inscriptions, I-VIII (Blackwell, 1969-1990), that is the basis for the Translations and Notes and Comments volumes now being issued. He has also produced a major book on Egyptian chronology for later Egypt (1100-650 BC), a classic popular "Life and Times" of Ramesses II, and a comprehensive Catalogue of the notable Egyptian collection in Rio de Janeiro; other books on archaeology and the Bible; and recently the first of a series on Ancient (pre-Islamic) Arabia, besides innumerable articles and reviews. He has lectured worldwide in these various spheres of enquiry.
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The Wiley Advantage


  • Translations of inscriptions are accompanied by notes and comments.

  • This volume comprises the prime source material for one of the most important periods of Egyptian history (c.1300-1100 BC).

  • The fruit of 40 years research by the world's leading scholar.
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"A vital source of knowledge for the whole of the East Mediterranean and Ancient Near East wrolds." Annual Egyptological Bibliography <!--end-->
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