The Meroitic Language and Writing System: A Linguistic and Philological Introduction (BOK)

Claude Rilly, Alex De Voogt

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This book provides an introduction to the Meroitic language and writing system, which was used between circa 300 BC and 400 AD in the kingdom of Meroe, located in what is now Sudan and Egyptian Nubia.In addition to providing a full history of the script and an analysis of the phonology, grammar and linguistic affiliation of the language it features linguistic analyses for those working on Nilo-Saharan comparative linguistics, paleographic tables useful to archaeologists for dating purposes and an overview of texts that can be translated or understood by way of analogy for those working on Nubian religion, history and archaeology.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Alex De Voogt, Claude Rilly
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107008663
Antall sider 262 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 490 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Historical & comparative linguistics, Writing systems, alphabets