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Frankfort, Henri 1897-1954

Overview
Works: 227 works in 1,244 publications in 7 languages and 16,123 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Correspondent, Other, Recipient, Speaker, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: BL96, 299.31
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The art and architecture of the ancient Orient by Henri Frankfort( Book )

169 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East by Henri Frankfort( Book )

159 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To people in ancient times the phenomenal world was teeming with life; the thunderclap, the sudden shadow, the unknown and eerie clearing in the wood, all were living things. This unabridged edition traces the fascinating history of thought from the pre-scientific, personal concept of a "humanized" world to the achievement of detached intellectual reasoning. The authors describe and analyze the spiritual life of three ancient civilizations: the Egyptians, whose thinking was profoundly influenced by the daily rebirth of the sun and the annual rebirth of the Nile; the Mesopotamians, who believed the stars, moon, and stones were all citizens of a cosmic state; and the Hebrews, who transcended prevailing mythopoeic thought with their cosmogony of the will of God. In the concluding chapter the Frankforts show that the Greeks, with their intellectual courage, were the first culture to discover a realm of speculative thought in which myth was overcome. -- from back cover
The birth of civilization in the Near East by Henri Frankfort( Book )

89 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt are the subject of this book. Using the specific archaeological evidence which remains after five thousand years, Henri Frankfort attempts to establish the cultural innovations making the dim boundary between the prehistoric millennia and our own history
Ancient Egyptian religion, an interpretation by Henri Frankfort( Book )

64 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an unabridged republication of the 1948 text in which the author offers an interpretation of ancient Egyptian religion, and looks at how the belief that the universe is static and that only the changeless is significant informed all aspects of life in ancient Egypt
Kingship and the gods, a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature by Henri Frankfort( Book )

92 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cylinder seals : a documentary essay on the art and religion of the ancient Near East by Henri Frankfort( Book )

29 editions published between 1939 and 1988 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stratified cylinder seals from the Diyala region by Henri Frankfort( Book )

25 editions published between 1955 and 1964 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell Asmar and Khafaje; the first season's work in Eshnunna, 1930/31 by Henri Frankfort( Book )

14 editions published between 1932 and 1981 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of similarity in ancient near eastern religions by Henri Frankfort( Book )

15 editions published between 1951 and 1982 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More sculpture from the Diyala region by Henri Frankfort( Book )

18 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mural painting of El-'Amarneh by Henri Frankfort( Book )

8 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oriental Institute discoveries in Iraq, 1933/34; fourth preliminary report of the Iraq Expedition by Henri Frankfort( Book )

16 editions published between 1935 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell Asmar, Khafaje and Khorsabad; second preliminary report of the Iraq Expedition by Henri Frankfort( Book )

18 editions published between 1933 and 1981 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculpture of the third millennium B.C. from Tell Asmar and Khafājah by Henri Frankfort( Book )

21 editions published between 1939 and 1979 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gimilsin temple and the palace of the rulers at Tell Asmar by Henri Frankfort( Book )

16 editions published between 1940 and 1979 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iraq excavations of the Oriental Institute, 1932/33; third preliminary report of the Iraq Expedition by Henri Frankfort( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 1981 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cenotaph of Seti I at Abydos by Henri Frankfort( Book )

18 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archeology and the Sumerian problem by Henri Frankfort( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 1981 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Sargonid temples in the Diyala region by Pinhas Delougaz( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1972 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last predynastic period in Babylonia by Henri Frankfort( Book )

15 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East
Alternative Names
Frankfort, G.

Frankfort, H.

Frankfort, H. 1897-1954

Frankfort, H. A., 1897-1954

Frankfort, H. (Henri), 1897-1954

Frankfort, Hans 1897-1954

Frankfort, Henri A.

Frankfort, Henrri 1897-1954

Frankfort, Henry 1897-1954

Henri Frankfort

Henri Frankfort archeologo e egittologo olandese

Henri Frankfort Dutch Egyptologist

Henri Frankfort Nederlands egyptoloog (1897-1954)

Henri Frankfort niederländischer Archäologe, Altorientalist und Ägyptologe

Франкфорт, Г 1897-1954

Франкфорт, Г. (Генри), 1897-1954

Франкфорт, Генри

הנרי פרנקפורט

פרנקפורט, הנרי

פרנקפורט, הנרי 1897-1954

فرانكفورت، هنري، 1897-1954

هـ. فرانكفورت، 1897-1954

フランクフォート, H

Languages
English (781)

Spanish (27)

Arabic (4)

Chinese (3)

Hebrew (3)

Russian (2)

French (1)

Covers
The intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near EastAncient Egyptian religion, an interpretationKingship and the gods, a study of ancient Near Eastern religion as the integration of society & nature