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Jacq, Christian

Overview
Works: 934 works in 3,941 publications in 17 languages and 24,917 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biographical fiction  Animated films  Biography  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director, Other, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PQ2670.A2438, 843.914
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Publications about Christian Jacq
Publications by Christian Jacq
Most widely held works about Christian Jacq
 
Most widely held works by Christian Jacq
The son of light by Christian Jacq( Book )
126 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
A vivid re-creation of the majesty and mystery of ancient times. At fourteen Ramses, second son of the Pharaoh Seti, must begin to pass a series of royal tests designed to build his mental and physical prowess-or break him
Nefer the silent by Christian Jacq( Book )
52 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 794 libraries worldwide
"Deep in the heart of the Upper Egyptian desert lies a forbidden village where bands of artisans prepare the tombs of the Pharaohs. Guarded by a handful of elite soldiers, the hidden city shelters the most precious of treasures: the Stone of Light, a legendary stone of magical power. When a devious military officer schemes to infiltrate the city and capture the sacred gem, his subversive plot is thwarted by an unlikely hero: a desert wanderer who falls into a maze of treachery and betrayal, desire and danger ..."
The wise woman by Christian Jacq( Book )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Since the death of Ramses the Great, the villagers of the Place of Truth have been under great pressure to produce their best work to honour Egypt's greatest pharaoh. Follows Nefer the Silent
Under the western acacia by Christian Jacq( Book )
41 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Ramses prepares for the end of his reign as dark forces work against him
Paneb the Ardent by Christian Jacq( Book )
49 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 667 libraries worldwide
As Nefer the Silent continues his odyssey, he joins forces with Paneb, a farmer's son who dreams of winning entry into the legendary Place of Truth, to stop the evil plans of the ruthless Mehy and to save the Pharaoh from a murderous conspiracy
The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq( Book )
67 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Ramses battles the Hittites and assaults their fortress at Kadesh while political intrigue undermines his power at home
The empire of darkness : a novel of ancient Egypt by Christian Jacq( Book )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 599 libraries worldwide
The first installment of a new series based on the life of Queen Ahotep finds the Egyptian empire beset upon by the Hyksos, an invasion against which only Thebes, under the rule of Teti the Small and her daughter, offers resistance
The son of light by Christian Jacq( file )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Only fourteen when his father Pharaoh Seti begins testing his true mettle, Ramses, the younger of the Pharoah's two sons, had not expected to inherit. Now, however, with increasing attention from his father, along with a new formal and military education, causes Ramses to hope he may inherit the empire after all. IF he can avoid the plots of jealous rivals
Ramses by Christian Jacq( file )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and French and held by 591 libraries worldwide
"For Ramses, the Son of Light, the coronation has arrived. Now he will learn whether the friends of his youth--people such as Moses and the aging Greek poet, Homer--can truly be trusted. Shaanar, the young king's scheming older brother, still has designs on the crown, and in the shadows, the machinations of a mysterious sorcerer threaten the throne"--Editor's review
War of the crowns : a novel of ancient Egypt by Christian Jacq( Book )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A second installment in the "Queen of Freedom" trilogy finds Queen Ahhotep establishing a secret military base in the hopes of setting her nation free of the occupying Hyksos, an endeavor that costs her the life of her pharaoh husband
The eternal temple by Christian Jacq( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
In a second installment of the successful Ramses saga, Ramses, the new Pharaoh, must discover whom he can trust and along with his beautiful wife Nefertari, constructs an eternal temple while the despised Hittites storm Egypt's borders
Shadow of the Sphinx by Christian Jacq( Book )
71 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Pazair has become Tjaty of Egypt and his wife has been appointed as the kingdom's Chief Physician. But are they strong enough to take on the Finance Minister, who presents himself as spokesman for the conspirators who are holding the Testament of the Gods, and who'll soon overthrow Ramses in order to gain power? This translation originally publishe
The flaming sword by Christian Jacq( Book )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 452 libraries worldwide
In the north, the barbaric Hyksos still rule with unimaginable brutality. Queen Ahhotep, meanwhile, has recaptured much of the south -- but at a terrible price: her husband has been killed in combat and her elder son, Kames, was mysteriously poisoned. Ahhotep refuses to be crowned pharaoh and prepares her second son, young Amose, to take power instead. Thanks to her, the Egyptians are now ready for the final battle. They lay siege to Avaris, the Hyksos capital -- and once the city is taken, nothing can stop them. After 100 years of occupation and thousands of violent deaths, it looks as though the Egyptian empire may at last rise from the ashes
The great magician by Christian Jacq( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Thamos, Count of Thebes, is the last keeper of an eternal knowledge, keeping alive the secrets of the Pharaohs. Now he has been entrusted with a vital mission
Secrets of the desert by Christian Jacq( Book )
51 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Having found a conspiracy to overthrow the pharaoh, Ramses II, Judge Pazair has been sentenced to die. But the conspirators have reckoned without the love of Neferet, the young woman doctor Pazair has just married, and the courage of Suti, his friend with the hot head and the generous heart
The brother of fire by Christian Jacq( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Thamos, Count of Thebes, one of the last members of a spiritual brotherhood keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs, has been assigned the mission to find and protect the 'Great Magician', a genius whose works will save humanity
The son of Enlightenment by Christian Jacq( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Thamos, Count of Thebes, is the last keeper of an eternal knowledge, keeping alive the secrets of the pharaohs. His mission is to find and protect the 'Great Magician' foretold by Osiris, a genius whose works will save humanity. When he encounters Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a young composer lauded throughout Europe, Thamos is convinced he's found the one. But in attempting to instruct Mozart in the Masonic rites inspired by the Egyptian Great Mysteries, Thamos finds himself and his protege in great danger. For the governing powers have no fondness for what they take to be the first steps towards revolution
The beloved of isis by Christian Jacq( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Vienna 1789. A season of darkness has spread throughout Europe as the French Revolution stirs up civil unrest and provokes fear among the authorities. Struggling to makes ends meet, and plagued by a never ending assault from his enemies, Wolgang Amadeus Mozart is determined to fulfil his destiny, as foretold in the ancient secrets of the Pharaohs. Supported by his friend Thamos, Count of Thebes, and encouraged by the Masonic Lodge, Mozart finds the energy to accomplish his greatest work - The Magic Flute, which will reveal the Mysteries of Isis and Osiris to the world and pave the way to enlightenment. But the ultimate test approaches
Egyptian magic by Christian Jacq( Book )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
L'auteur a rencontré à Louxor l'une des plus célèbres familles de magiciens qui pratiquent toujours la chasse aux scorpions et aux serpents. Textes hiéroglyphiques et tradition orale
Fascinating hieroglyphics : discovering, decoding & understanding the ancient art by Christian Jacq( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
For centuries not a person alive could decipher the famed ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Then Jean Francois Champollion suddenly came to understand that a single figure could be a picture, a symbol, and a sound all at once, and the code was broken!
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Livingstone, J. B.

Carter, Christopher.
Carter, Christopher (1947- ).
Christian Jacq Frans auteur
Christian Jacq französischer Schriftsteller und Ägyptologe
Christian Jacq French author and Egyptologist
Christian Jacq scrittore e egittologo francese
Jacq, Christian
Jacq, Christian, 1947-
Jakku, Kurisuchan
Jakʻŭ, Kʻŭrisŭtʻiang
Livingstone, J. B.
Žaks, Kristiāns, 1947-
Жак, Кристиан
Жак, Кристиан, 1947-
ז'ק, כריסטין
كريستيان جاك، 1947-
자크, 크리스티앙 1947-
쟈크, 크리스티앙 1947-
クリスチャン・ジャック
ジャック, クリスチャン
克里斯提昂·賈克
克里斯蒂安·贾克
Languages
English (250)
French (178)
Spanish (61)
German (27)
Chinese (26)
Italian (21)
Turkish (13)
Finnish (11)
Swedish (10)
Catalan (10)
Polish (10)
Portuguese (8)
Hungarian (6)
Russian (6)
Danish (3)
Vietnamese (1)
Turkmen (1)
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