New PDF release: The Meroitic Language and Writing System

By Alex de Voogt,Claude Rilly

ISBN-10: 1107008662

ISBN-13: 9781107008663

This ebook presents an advent to the Meroitic language and writing method, which used to be used among circa three hundred BC and four hundred advert within the country of Meroe, positioned in what's now Sudan and Egyptian Nubia. This booklet information advances within the figuring out of Meroitic, a language that until eventually lately was once thought of untranslatable. as well as delivering an entire heritage of the script and an research of the phonology, grammar and linguistic association of the language it positive aspects: linguistic analyses for these engaged on Nilo-Saharan comparative linguistics, paleographic tables precious to archaeologists for courting reasons and an summary of texts that may be translated or understood when it comes to analogy for these engaged on Nubian faith, heritage and archaeology.

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