Manetho

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An Egyptian priest that flourished in the third century BC, Manetho wrote ‘Aegyptiaca’ (History of Egypt), which provided a detailed history of his homeland to the Hellenic world. Although his original texts are now largely lost, important remains have survived, transmitted to us as fragments from several ancient authors. For many centuries, before hieroglyphics could be read, Manetho’s writings were one of the chief sources of information on Egyptian history. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Manetho’s complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Manetho’s life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Manetho, in both English translation and the original Greek and Latin fragments
* Concise introduction to ‘Aegyptiaca’
* Includes W. G. Waddell’s translations, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Manetho
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes rare fragments of Manetho’s other works, first time in digital print
* Features a bonus biography – discover Manetho’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
AEGYPTIACA
OTHER FRAGMENTS

The Greek and Latin Texts
LIST OF GREEK AND LATIN TEXTS

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO MANETHO by W. G. Waddell

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