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Syntactic And Lexico-Semantic Aspects Of The Legal Register In Ramesside Royal Decrees, Jacqueline E. Jay Dec 2006

Syntactic And Lexico-Semantic Aspects Of The Legal Register In Ramesside Royal Decrees, Jacqueline E. Jay

Jacqueline E. Jay

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This book is the fifth in the GOFIV series to examine how hieroglyphic "determinatives" (or "script classifiers") reflect the way the ancient Egyptians classified and categorized the elements of their world. The bulk of the book is a section-by-section transliteration, translation, and analysis of the

Ramesside royal decrees, divided into four generic subsets: