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Ray, J. D.

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Works: 16 works in 55 publications in 4 languages and 3,944 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vConfederate 
Classifications: DT61, 493.1
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Most widely held works by J. D Ray
The Rosetta Stone and the rebirth of ancient Egypt by J. D Ray ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Rosetta Stone is one of the world's great wonders, attracting awed pilgrims by the tens of thousands each year. This book tells the Stone's story, from its discovery by Napoleon's expedition to Egypt to its current - and controversial - status as the single most visited object on display in the British Museum."--BOOK JACKET
Reflections of Osiris lives from ancient Egypt by J. D Ray ( )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of ancient Egypyt that evokes the flavor of life in that time through profiles of eleven actual people and the god Osiris
The legacy of ancient Egypt by Charles Freeman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To its neighbors, Egypt was a land of "gold as plentiful as dust" - a kingdom to be admired and envied, but too powerful to be taken. Other kingdoms rose and fell; Egypt endured. To the early Greeks - who arrived late in Egypt's long history - it was the home of an almost unimaginably ancient written language and equally ancient, mysterious religious traditions that were rumored to hold the secrets of the gods. To the Romans, Egypt was the granary that fed their empire, and a source of strange gods and exotic objects that fascinated everyone from slave to emperor. Only the Arabs, who arrived nearly 1,000 years after the fall of the last Egyptian dynasty, found a nearly clean slate on which to inscribe their history with little reference to the old." "Over the course of the last 400 years, our picture of the land of the pharaohs has been built up piece by piece, leaving plenty of gaps for the imagination to fill in. Paradoxically, in the twentieth century - when most of Egypt's past has finally been well documented - the more familiar and everyday it becomes, the more there is a desire to cling to the exotic, the mysterious, the impenetrable." "This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated book unwraps the layered shroud of history to reveal both Egypts: the real land of kings and queens, officials and craftsmen, archaeologists and tomb-robbers; and the Egypt of the imagination, which has had a hold on Western culture since its origins in classical Greece - a hold that shows no sign of diminishing."--BOOK JACKET
The archive of Ḥor by J. D Ray ( Book )
7 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demotic papyri and ostraca from Qasr Ibrim by J. D Ray ( Book )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texts from the Baboon and Falcon galleries : demotic, hieroglyphic and Greek instriptions from the sacred animal necropolis, North Saqqara by J. D Ray ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient Egypt by Charles Freeman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Destellos de Osiris : vidas del Antiguo Egipto by J. D Ray ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ve stínu pyramid : skutečný život ve starém Egyptě by J. D Ray ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demotic ostraca and other inscriptions from the sacred animal necropolis, North Saqqara by J. D Ray ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The real victor by J. D Ray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Reflections of Osiris by J. D Ray ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Design and control of a coupled drives demonstration by J. D Ray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lavender R. Ray papers by Lavender Ray ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lingua sapientissima ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ray, J. D.
Ray, J. D. (John David)
Ray, John.
Ray, John D.
Ray, John D. (John David)
Ray, John David
Languages
English (50)
Spanish (2)
Czech (1)
Greek, Ancient (1)
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