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The Wisdom of Egypt

Changing Visions Through the Ages, 1st Edition

Edited by Peter J Ucko, Timothy Champion

Routledge

241 pages

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The Wisdom of Egypt examines the sources of evidence about Ancient Egypt available to scholars, and the changing visions of Egypt and of Egypt's role in human history that they produced. Its scope extends from the Classical world, through Europe and the Arabic worlds in the Middle Ages, to writers of the Renaissance, to the work of scholars and scientists of Early Modern Europe.

Reviews

"On the manner in which the assumed wisdom of ancient Egypt was perceived by later cultures.useful introduction by the volume editors." -Journal of the American Oriental Society

About the Series

Encounters with Ancient Egypt

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology