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The Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great - a book by Budge, E. A. Wallis

The Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great

Being a Series of Translations of the Ethiopic Histories of Alexander by the Pseudo-Callisthenes and Other Writers, with Introduction, Etc

The Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great( )
Author: Budge, E. A. Wallis
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Repressed Publishing LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.99
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Hardcover reprint of the original 1896 edition - beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo - 6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, Ed. The Life And Exploits Of Alexander The Great: Being A Series Of Translations...
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Budge, E. A. Wallis (Author)
E.A. Wallis Budge, 1857 - 1934 Budge was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. He was also a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. He collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan.

Budge is known for translating the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is also known as The Papyrus of Ani. He also analyzed many of the practices of Egyptian religion, language and ritual. His written works consisted of translated texts and hieroglyphs and a complete dictionary of hieroglyphs. Budge's published works covered areas of Egyptian culture ranging from Egyptian religion, Egyptian mythology and magical practices. He was knighted in 1920.

E.A. Wallis Budge died on November 23, 1934 in London, England.


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