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Jacq, Christian

Overview
Works: 1,566 works in 5,058 publications in 15 languages and 26,654 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Animated films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director, Other, Translator, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PQ2670.A2438, 843.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christian Jacq
The son of light by Christian Jacq( Book )

64 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid re-creation of the majesty and mystery of ancient times. At fourteen Ramses, second son of the Pharaoh Seti, must begin to pass a series of royal tests designed to build his mental and physical prowess-or break him
Nefer the silent by Christian Jacq( Book )

53 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep in the heart of the Upper Egyptian desert lies a forbidden village where bands of artisans prepare the tombs of the Pharaohs. Guarded by a handful of elite soldiers, the hidden city shelters the most precious of treasures: the Stone of Light, a legendary stone of magical power. When a devious military officer schemes to infiltrate the city and capture the sacred gem, his subversive plot is thwarted by an unlikely hero: a desert wanderer who falls into a maze of treachery and betrayal, desire and danger ..."
The eternal temple by Christian Jacq( Book )

81 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a second installment of the successful Ramses saga, Ramses, the new Pharaoh, must discover whom he can trust and along with his beautiful wife Nefertari, constructs an eternal temple while the despised Hittites storm Egypt's borders
Under the western acacia by Christian Jacq( Book )

61 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramses prepares for the end of his reign as dark forces work against him
The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )

44 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramses battles the Hittites and assaults their fortress at Kadesh while political intrigue undermines his power at home
Ramses by Christian Jacq( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Ramses, the Son of Light, the coronation has arrived. Now he will learn whether the friends of his youth--people such as Moses and the aging Greek poet, Homer--can truly be trusted. Shaanar, the young king's scheming older brother, still has designs on the crown, and in the shadows, the machinations of a mysterious sorcerer threaten the throne"--Editor's review
The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and German and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramses II, in order to save Egypt, is faced with the might of the Hittite army, whose weapons are vastly superior to his own
The son of light by Christian Jacq( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only fourteen when his father Pharaoh Seti begins testing his true mettle, Ramses, the younger of the Pharoah's two sons, had not expected to inherit. Now, however, with increasing attention from his father, along with a new formal and military education, causes Ramses to hope he may inherit the empire after all. IF he can avoid the plots of jealous rivals
The empire of darkness : a novel of ancient Egypt by Christian Jacq( Book )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first installment of a new series based on the life of Queen Ahotep finds the Egyptian empire beset upon by the Hyksos, an invasion against which only Thebes, under the rule of Teti the Small and her daughter, offers resistance
The wise woman by Christian Jacq( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the death of Ramses the Great, the villagers of the Place of Truth have been under great pressure to produce their best work to honour Egypt's greatest pharaoh. Follows Nefer the Silent
War of the crowns : a novel of ancient Egypt by Christian Jacq( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second installment in the "Queen of Freedom" trilogy finds Queen Ahhotep establishing a secret military base in the hopes of setting her nation free of the occupying Hyksos, an endeavor that costs her the life of her pharaoh husband
Paneb the Ardent by Christian Jacq( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Nefer the Silent continues his odyssey, he joins forces with Paneb, a farmer's son who dreams of winning entry into the legendary Place of Truth, to stop the evil plans of the ruthless Mehy and to save the Pharaoh from a murderous conspiracy
The black pharaoh by Christian Jacq( Book )

60 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five centuries after Ramses, the empire seems to be hurtling towards irretrievable ruin. Piankhy the Black Pharaoh governs his kingdom from the South with wisdom and kindness. He has only one desire: that the gods should once again dwell in a united Egypt. But the price to pay is a heavy one
Shadow of the Sphinx by Christian Jacq( Book )

68 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time has come for the final confrontation. Appointed supreme magistrate and first minister of Egypt, Pazair and his wife Neferet must join forces against the Finance Minister, Pazair's sworn enemy, now openly presenting himself as spokesman for the conspirators who plan to overthrow Ramses the Great in order to seize supreme power. The situation appears desperate. By undermining the economy, the conspirators threaten to destroy the values which presided over the birth of Egyptian civilisation. And allies are few and far between. Where is Pazair's blood brother Suti, who has escaped from his Nubian prison? After several fruitless attempts, will the mysterious shadow-eater succeed in eliminating Pazair? Who is the real leader of the conspirators, the one hiding in the shadows? And who will emerge victorious from this fierce battle, on which the survival of Egypt depends?
The great magician by Christian Jacq( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thamos, Count of Thebes, is the last keeper of an eternal knowledge, keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs. Now he has been entrusted with a vital mission. He must leave Egypt for the cold lands of Europe to find and protect the 'Great Magician', a genius whose works will save humanity from chaos. When he encounters a child prodigy, a six-year-old composer lauded throughout Prague, Vienna and Frankfurt, Thamos senses that he's found the one. Is this young musician really the 'Great Magician' foretold by Osiris, the one who can pass on the light of the East to humanity? And if he is, can Thamos succeed in saving the boy from the traps that lie in wait for him?
The brother of fire by Christian Jacq( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thamos, Count of Thebes, one of the last members of a spiritual brotherhood keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs, has been assigned the mission to find and protect the 'Great Magician', a genius whose works will save humanity
Secrets of the desert by Christian Jacq( Book )

51 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having found a conspiracy to overthrow the pharaoh, Ramses II, Judge Pazair has been sentenced to die. But the conspirators have reckoned without the love of Neferet, the young woman doctor Pazair has just married, and the courage of Suti, his friend with the hot head and the generous heart
Egyptian magic by Christian Jacq( Book )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur a rencontré à Louxor l'une des plus célèbres familles de magiciens qui pratiquent toujours la chasse aux scorpions et aux serpents. Textes hiéroglyphiques et tradition orale
The place of truth by Christian Jacq( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artisans of the forbidden village continue their devoted work on the tombs of the pharaoh under new leadership following the assassination of the Master of the Place of Truth, while Paneb the Ardent sets out to protect his people from an unknown traitor
Fascinating hieroglyphics : discovering, decoding & understanding the ancient art by Christian Jacq( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries not a person alive could decipher the famed ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Then Jean Francois Champollion suddenly came to understand that a single figure could be a picture, a symbol, and a sound all at once, and the code was broken!
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLivingstone, J. B.

Carter, Christopher.

Carter, Christopher (1947- )

Chakʻu, Kʻŭrisŭtĭang, 1947-

Christian Jacq écrivain français

Christian Jacq francúzsky spisovateľ, archeológ a egyptológ

Christian Jacq Frans auteur

Christian Jacq französischer Schriftsteller und Ägyptologe

Christian Jacq French author and Egyptologist

Christian Jacq scrittore e egittologo francese

Dzak, Kristijan, 1947-

Jack, Christian 1947-

Jacq, Christian

Jacq, Christian, 1947-

Jāk, Krīstiyān, 1947-

Jakku, Kurisuchan

Jakʻŭ, Kʻŭrisŭtʻiang

Jiake, Kelisidi'an, 1947-

Jiake, Kelisitiang, 1947-

Kelisidi'an Jiake, 1947-

Kelisitiang Jiake, 1947-

Livingstone, J. B.

Žak, Kristian 1947-

Zak, Kristijan, 1947-

Žaks, Kristiāns, 1947-

Zhak, Kristian, 1947-

Ζακ, Κριστιάν, 1947-

Жак, Кристиан

Жак, Кристиан, 1947-

ז'ק, כריסטין

جاك, كريستيان, 1947-

كريستيان جاك، 1947-

자크, 크리스티앙 1947-

쟈크, 크리스티앙 1947-

크리스티앙 자크, 1947-

クリスチャン・ジャック

ジャック, クリスチャン

克里斯提昂·賈克

克里斯提昂·賈克, 1947-

克里斯蒂安·贾克

克里斯蒂安·贾克, 1947-

賈克, 克里斯提昂, 1947-

贾克, 克里斯蒂安, 1947-

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