Writing, violence, and the military : images of literacy in Eighteenth Dynasty, Egypt (1550-1295 BCE) (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Writing, violence, and the military : images of literacy in Eighteenth Dynasty, Egypt (1550-1295 BCE)

Author: Niv Allon
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Writing, Violence, and the Military' takes representations of reading and writing in Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt (ca. 1550-1295 BCE) as its point of departure, asking how patrons of art conceptualized literacy and how in turn they positioned themselves with respect to it. Exploring statuary and tomb art through the prism of self-representation and group formation, it makes three claims. Firstly, that the elite of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Hochschulschrift
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niv Allon
ISBN: 9780198841623 0198841620
OCLC Number: 1119006263
Description: xi, 193 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Introduction1: Writing, Memory, and Violence in the Tomb2: Prestige and Disdain: Literacy and Self-Representation in the Tomb3: The Likeness of an Author: The Scribal Statues of Haremhab4: Palette and Crown: Constructing Haremhab's Royal LiteracyEpilogue: Objects, Patrons, and Perceptions
Responsibility: Niv Allon.

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This book takes representations of reading and writing in Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt (ca. 1550-1295 BCE) and explores how patrons of art shaped conceptualizations of literacy in relation to militarism,  Read more...

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