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Ancient alphabets and hieroglyphic characters explained with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, initiation, and sacrifices by Ibn WahМЈshiМ„yah, AhМЈmad ibn К»AliМ„ 9th cent.

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Published by Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. and sold by G. and W. Nicol in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alphabets.,
  • Hieroglyphics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Transliterated Arabic title reads: Shawq al-mustahām fī maʻrifatrumūz al-aqlām.

Statementin the Arabic language by Ahmad bin Abubekr bin Wahshih ; and in English by Joseph Hammer.
ContributionsHammer-Purgstall, Joseph, Freiherr von, 1774-1856., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP211 .I2
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 54, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6445822M
LC Control Number42044754

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  Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters Explained: With an Account of by Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Ibn Waḥshīyah, Ahmed ibn 'Ali ibn al Mukhtar ibn 'Abd al Karim, Joseph Hammer-Purgstall, Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)Pages: Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters Explained: With an Account of the Egyptian Priests, Their Classes, Initiation, and Sacrifices: Author: Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī ibn Qays al-Kasdānī Abū Bakr Ibn Waḥšiyyaẗ: Translated by: Joseph Freiherr von Hammer-Purgstall: Publisher: Bulmer, Original from: the Bavarian State Library 5/5(1). Books shelved as ancient-alphabets: Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters Explained by Ibn Wahshiyya, Ancient Signs: The Alphabet and the Origins. Egyptian hieroglyphs (/ ˈ h aɪ r ə ˌ ɡ l ɪ f,-r oʊ-/) were the formal writing system used in Ancient lyphs combined logographic, syllabic and alphabetic elements, with a total of some 1, distinct characters. Cursive hieroglyphs were used for religious literature on papyrus and wood. The later hieratic and demotic Egyptian scripts were derived from hieroglyphic writing, as Languages: Egyptian language.

Get this from a library! Ancient alphabets and hieroglyphic characters explained: with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, initiation, and sacrifices. [Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Ibn Waḥshīyah; Joseph Hammer-Purgstall, Freiherr von; Bruce Rogers; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)]. Ancient alphabets & hieroglyphic characters explained: with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, initiation time, & sacrifices by the aztecs and their birds, in the Arabic language. 31 October W. Bulmer & co.. Book: Tabula Aegyptiaca . The alchemist and author Ibn Wahshiyya (fl.9th century CE) wrote a number of books on Hermeticism, magic, and the occult, including the justly famous Nabatean Agriculture, which reflected ancient Babylonian Ancient Alphabets is a Hermetic discussion of the occult meaning of various Near Eastern scripts and ciphers, both real and fictitious. Ancient alphabets and hieroglyphic characters explained: with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, initiation, and sacrifices. Bulmer; Hamarneh, Sami K. () []. "Ibn Wahshiyya, Abū Bakr Ahmad Ibn ͑Salī Ibn Āl-Mukhtār". Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography.