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Maspero, G. (Gaston) 1846-1916

Overview
Works: 1,038 works in 3,268 publications in 6 languages and 18,353 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Art  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Publishing director, Contributor, Other, pmn, Redactor, Author of introduction, Commentator, Secretary, Composer, Director, Artist, Compiler, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Illustrator, Correspondent
Classifications: DS62, 913.32
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Popular stories of ancient Egypt by G Maspero( Book )

108 editions published between 1852 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When first published in 1882, the folktales collected in Popular Stories of Ancient Egypt comprised the first anthology of ancient Egyptian narratives ever to be compiled into book form. The culmination of a life's work by Gaston Maspero, a towering figure of nineteenth-century Egyptology, it presented a wealth of information on Egyptian culture, language, history, and society. Since its publication, additional texts have been discovered, deciphered, or translated into modern languages. The present collection is made up of twenty-four tales gleaned from countless ancient written sources, and from a variety of historical periods. It contains some of the most ancient folktales in existence, such as The Tale of the Two Brothers, thought to be the oldest in the world. Other stories include King Khufui and the Magicians, The Lamentations of the Fellah, The Shipwrecked Sailor, The Adventure of Satni-Khamois with the Mummies, The Doomed Prince, and The Story of Rhampsinitus. This edition contains a new foreword by Hasan El-Shamy that describes Maspero's work, and provides for the first time a motif index and extensive identifications of the ancient Egyptian traditions in terms of international tale-types." "Certain to be of interest to folklorists and Egyptologists, this classic collection will also amuse parents, students, storytellers, or anyone who enjoys authentic folk wisdom."--Jacket
The dawn of civilization : Egypt and Chaldæa by G Maspero( Book )

229 editions published between 1875 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage est une description historique de l'Égypte antique et du Proche-Orient. Cette étude très complète développe cinq parties : l'Égypte antique, l'Asie (le Proche-Orient) avant et après la conquête et la domination égyptiennes, l'Empire assyrien jusqu'à la période de la dynastie des Sargonides, les Sargonides et les Mèdes, et enfin l'Empire perse. Très complet pour l'époque, représentant une source phénoménale pour tous les chercheurs de ce temps, la plupart des découvertes et des conclusions de Maspero ont été bien sûr, révisées depuis, mais il demeure l'une des grandes figures de l'égyptologie et de l'administration des antiquités. L'ouvrage présenté est la quinzième édition. Une annexe consacrée aux systèmes anciens d'écritures antiques propose des exemples détaillés ainsi que plusieurs alphabets
Manual of Egyptian archæology and guide to the study of antiquities in Egypt. For the use of students and travellers by G Maspero( Book )

150 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia Edwards' English translation of the Manual of Egyptian Archaeology by the renowned French Egyptologist Gaston Camille Charles Maspero (1846-1916) was originally published in 1887. The fifth edition reissued here appeared in 1902, ten years after Edwards' death, under the auspices of Maspero. Edwards' translation was important for generating public interest in Egyptology in Britain. It is a classic work of popular Egyptology that has served for years as an indispensable guide for students, amateur enthusiasts and professionals, and was long relied upon by British tourists visiting Egypt's ancient sites. The book contains chapters on civil and military architecture, religious architecture, ancient tombs, Egyptian painting and sculpture, and industrial art. There are detailed sections on the various materials used including stone, clay, glass, wood, ivory, leather, textile fabrics, iron, lead, and bronze. The volume is beautifully illustrated with over 300 engravings
Life in ancient Egypt and Assyria by G Maspero( Book )

70 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday life in ancient Egypt and Assyria by G Maspero( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art in Egypt by G Maspero( Book )

30 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria by G Maspero( Book )

62 editions published between 1901 and 1908 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third volume of a heavily-illustrated work on the architecture,?religion?and culture of the ancient Egyptian, Chaldean, Syrian, Babylonian and Assyrian societies
The struggle of the nations : Egypt, Syria and Assyria by G Maspero( Book )

35 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt: ancient sites and modern scenes by G Maspero( Book )

49 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait : ""Le ciel est gris, des traînées de brume mélancolique flottent sur les berges, une tache jaunâtre marque par intervalles la place où le soleil devrait briller ; est-ce bien l'Égypte, et qu'a-t-elle fait de sa lumière, depuis treize ans que je l'ai quittée? On grelotte sur le Nil, et le pont du bateau serait bientôt inhabitable, si l'on ne se résignait à endosser un paletot d'hiver.""
The passing of the empires, 850 B.C. to 330 B.C by G Maspero( Book )

16 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn of civilization by G Maspero( Book )

7 editions published between 1894 and 2006 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tomb of Queen Tiyi by Theodore M Davis( Book )

10 editions published between 1910 and 1990 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on ancient Egypt by G Maspero( Book )

27 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tomb of Iouiya and Touiyou : with the funeral papyrus of Iouiya by Theodore M Davis( Book )

15 editions published between 1907 and 2000 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian art. Studies by G Maspero( Book )

17 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Égypte by G Maspero( Book )

39 editions published between 1911 and 1989 in French and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tombs of Harmhabi and Touatânkhamanou : The discovery of the tombs by Theodore M Davis( Book )

17 editions published between 1912 and 2001 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire ancienne des peuples de l'Orient classique by G Maspero( Book )

23 editions published between 1895 and 1968 in French and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Causeries d'Égypte by G Maspero( Book )

26 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Les causeries qui composent ce volume ont été publiées en feuilleton dans le "Journal de Débats", de 1893 à 1907"--Avertissement
Geschichte der Kunst in Ägypten by G Maspero( Book )

31 editions published between 1913 and 1931 in German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Popular stories of ancient Egypt
Alternative Names
Gaston Maspero egiptolog francuski

Gaston Maspero egiptólogo francés

Gaston Maspero egittologo francese

Gaston Maspero égyptologue français, directeur de la Mission archéologique française en Égypte, professeur au Collège de France

Gaston Maspero francouzský egyptolog

Gaston Maspero Frans egyptoloog (1846-1916)

Gaston Maspero französischer Ägyptologe

Gaston Maspero French egyptologist

Maspero G.

Maspéro, G. 1846-1916

Maspero, G. C. Ch.

Maspero, G. (Gaston), 1846-1916

Maspero, Gastó 1846-1916

Maspero , Gaston

Maspéro, Gaston 1846-1916

Maspero Gaston Camille Charles

Maspero, Gaston Camille Charles 1846-1916

Maspero, Gaston Camille Charles 1846-1916 Sir

Maspero, Gaston Camille Charles, Sir, 1846-1916

Maspero, M. G.

Гастон Масперо

Гастон Масперо французский египтолог

Масперо, Гастон французский египтолог

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גסטון מספרו

מאספרו, גאסטון קאמיל שארל

מספירו, ג 1846־1916

جاستون ماسبيرو

جاستون ماسبيرو، 1846-1916

ماسپيرو، جاستون كاميل شارل

گستون مسپرو

გასტონ მასპერო

გასტონ მასპერო ფრანგი ეგვიპტოლოგი

ガストン・マスペロ

Languages
English (491)

French (456)

German (35)

Russian (3)

Arabic (2)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Manual of Egyptian archæology and guide to the study of antiquities in Egypt. For the use of students and travellersLife in ancient Egypt and AssyriaThe passing of the empires, 850 B.C. to 330 B.CThe dawn of civilizationEgyptian art. StudiesThe tombs of Harmhabi and Touatânkhamanou : The discovery of the tombsCauseries d'Égypte