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Maspero, G. (Gaston) 1846-1916

Overview
Works: 1,021 works in 3,143 publications in 6 languages and 17,362 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Publishing director, Contributor, Other, pmn, Author of introduction, Commentator, Redactor, Composer, Director, Secretary, Artist, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Correspondent, Illustrator, Compiler
Classifications: DS62, 913.32
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Popular stories of ancient Egypt by G Maspero( Book )

106 editions published between 1852 and 2016 in French and English and held by 1,218 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 )

194 editions published between 1875 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual of Egyptian archæology and guide to the study of antiquities in Egypt. For the use of students and travellers by G Maspero( Book )

156 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in ancient Egypt and Assyria by G Maspero( Book )

52 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 660 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 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

56 editions published between 1901 and 2016 in English and held by 572 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 )

33 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passing of the empires, 850 B.C. to 330 B.C by G Maspero( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn of civilization by G Maspero( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 325 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 tomb of Queen Tiyi by Theodore M Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 1910 and 1990 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on ancient Egypt by G Maspero( Book )

26 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt by Simonne Lacouture( Book )

36 editions published between 1911 and 1989 in French and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published in 1968 in French and English and held by 130 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 126 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
Histoire ancienne des peuples de l'Orient : ouvrage contenant 175 gravures, trois cartes en couleurs et quelques spécimens des écritures hiéroglyphiques et cunéiformes by G Maspero( Book )

32 editions published between 1875 and 1931 in French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte der Kunst in Ägypten by G Maspero( Book )

23 editions published between 1913 and 1931 in German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettres d'Egypte : correspondance avec Louise Maspero, 1883-1914 by G Maspero( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réunit les lettres qu'écrivait l'égyptologue Gaston Maspéro d'Egypte. Il raconte les fouilles archéologiques majeures qu'il entreprend, la construction du musée du Caire, la remontée du Nil pour plusieurs mois d'inspection et de découvertes dans la Haute-Egypte. Dévoile également l'affection et la complicité intellectuelle qui le liait à Louise, sa femme
Les temples immergés de la Nubie: documents sur l'état ancien des monuments. T. 1 by G Maspero( Book )

10 editions published in 1920 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mélanges Maspero by G Maspero( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1938 in 3 languages and held by 9 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 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

Масперо, Гастон французский египтолог

Գաստոն Մասպերո

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
French (435)

English (423)

German (26)

Russian (3)

Arabic (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The dawn of civilization : Egypt and ChaldæaManual 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.CCauseries d'Égypte