History of Egypt (1900) by Murison, Ross G. [Egyptology] {Studies on the history of Ancient Egypt 2/2}

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Post by LectorRecitator » November 9th, 2018, 6:18 pm


∙ Title: History of Egypt
∙ Author/Editor: Murison, Ross G. (????–????)
∙ Publisher: T&T Clark
∙ Date/Edition/Impression: 1900


A brief examination of the history of Ancient Egypt from the "Mythical Dynasties" to the conquest of Alexander the Great. (Chapters 02–10)
Chapter 01 examines several aspects, such as Climate, Vegetation, Inundation, etc.
Chapters 11 to 14 deal with: Religion, The Book of the Dead, The People and their Life and Science and Art, accordingly.
Chapter 15 provides a short narrative of the history of egypt from the Graeco-Roman Period to the British Occupation in 1882.

Readability Information

104 pages, divided in 15 short chapters, each one divided in numerous subchapters and subsections. No Preface. 1 chart in text displaying alphabet signs and their enunciation. 1 illegible (in therms of structure) Comparative Chronological Table at the end.
Total (Chronological Table excluded): 104 Pages

(Suitable for Novice/Solo Readers)

Lector Recitator’s Readability Rating

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∙ 2/5: Challenging
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«ὁ δὲ ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ»/"the unexamined life is not worth living"

(Plato, Apology: 38a. Translated by H. N. Fowler)

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