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Embrace your inner geek with Puffin PixelsPuffin Pixels is a new collection of classics featuring pixelated 8 bit video game cover artwork Whether you’re an adult nostalgic for video and computer games of the past a teen looking for so. So Roger Lancelyn Green was in The Inklings Who knew The Inklings right That literary group CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien were in With a bunch of other people everybody forgets Well Roger Lancelyn Green was in it at least according to the Author File in the back of the Puffin book And Wikipedia Of course a little internet sleuthing said he wasn t a member but rather someone who was friends with other Inklings and occasionally attended their meetingsAlso he was the first one to read the Narnia series And give it the name The Chronicles of Narnia Dang it sounds like a member to meI ve taught Ancient Egypt to middle school students for years now along with Ancient Mesopotamia The Ancient Indus Ancient China You know the big ones But there s so little time we can t really delve into it So pyramids mummies Nile pharaohs hieroglyphs and we re outAnd that s sad because Egypt lasted 4000 years Four THOUSAND I mean US History teachers get bent out of shape because their students don t know about the XYZ Affair or the Teapot Dome Scandal Can you imagine how the public school teachers in Ancient Egypt must have felt All those little Egyptian kids screwing around all the time at their desks Putting a baby crocodile on the teacher s chairFour thousand years of continuous civilization Counting the Greeks and kindof counting the Romans Not counting the Arabs Sorry guysSo I m a little bit shaky on some of my Ancient Egypt knowledge I d never been reuired to read any of their myths so I hadn t Or at least I d read very few I knew about the gods and could have listed several who they are what they did But I didn t really know the storiesAnd the stories are fascinatingI d be interested in seeing a direct translation now that I ve read this for several reasonsFirst there s so much that overlaps with Biblical narrative In the story Ra and his Children for instance so much seemed similar to Genesis The creation of the world separating night from day creating man and woman People rebelling against Ra and did evil in his sight worshipping the dragon of darkness I mean there are some differences in the Bible when the people turn evil God saves them with an ark In Ancient Egypt Ra saves them with beer so there s thatHere s another one from the story The Land of the Dead and humans are being judged Among the things they say at judgement I have given bread to the hungry water to the thirsty clothing to the naked and a boat to him who could not cross the River This is very similar to Christ s discussion of the judgement in Matt 25 And later in the same story we hear of Apophis the snake the eater of souls who dwelt in the Pits of Fire Yeah sounds familiar I ve been told not to be afraid of anyone who can kill me but I should be afraid of the One who can destroy both my soul and body in HellAnd Christ did spend some time in Egypt right Right Now I m not claiming Christ is taking Egyptian belief and turning it into some sort of Judeo Egyptian syncretistic religion or anything like that I m sure others have already said that I m just saying I found it interesting and I d also be interested in reading the direct translationsOk here s one from the story The Taking of Joppa The Egyptians are up in Palestine trying to get Joppa and the governor says I swear to Jahwah my god that you shall be second only to myself in this new kingdom which we shall carve out of dat da dat da daaa Did the Ancient Egyptian texts reference Jahwah Or did Green add that to the story to give it an extra sense of veracity And if he added that did he add the other stuff A uick search tells me he didn t add everything But still interestedSide note that Jahwah part reminded me of Indiana Jones But in the Latin alphabet Jehovah begins with an IAs for the book and the myths I found them fascinating I ll probably read them again sometime soon And I may give one or two to my class to read Don t let the cover fool you though This would be a challenging read for a good many middle school students Here s a sentence from the first page of the introduction The first Greek historian whose works survive Herodotus visited it in about 450 BC and found that only priests could still read the ancient hieroglyphs in which inscriptions had been carved or written on the monuments since the days when Menes the first historical Pharaoh united the Two Lands in about 3200 BCOr this one The natural conditions in any land are often to a large extent responsible for its religious beliefs the form its civilization takes and the stories that evolve into its literatureSo I might not go into buying this book thinking it will definitely be worth having your students read it But for the teacher who is unfamiliar with the myths of Ancient Egypt it s a great intro Czarownik Iwanow (Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza, new collection of classics featuring pixelated 8 bit video game cover artwork Whether you’re an adult Jewish Life nostalgic for video and computer games of the past a teen looking for so. So Roger Lancelyn Green was in The Inklings Who knew The Inklings right That literary group CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien were in With a bunch of other people everybody forgets Well Roger Lancelyn Green was in it at least according to the Author File in the back of the Puffin book And Wikipedia Of course a little internet sleuthing said he wasn t a member but rather someone who was friends with other Inklings and occasionally attended their meetingsAlso he was the first one to read the Narnia series And give it the Sex Toys 101 name The Chronicles of Narnia Dang it sounds like a member to meI ve taught Ancient Egypt to middle school students for years The Joy in Business now along with Ancient Mesopotamia The Ancient Indus Ancient China You know the big ones But there s so little time we can t really delve into it So pyramids mummies Nile pharaohs hieroglyphs and we re outAnd that s sad because Egypt lasted 4000 years Four THOUSAND I mean US History teachers get bent out of shape because their students don t know about the XYZ Affair or the Teapot Dome Scandal Can you imagine how the public school teachers in Ancient Egypt must have felt All those little Egyptian kids screwing around all the time at their desks Putting a baby crocodile on the teacher s chairFour thousand years of continuous civilization Counting the Greeks and kindof counting the Romans Not counting the Arabs Sorry guysSo I m a little bit shaky on some of my Ancient Egypt knowledge I d Stuffed never been reuired to read any of their myths so I hadn t Or at least I d read very few I knew about the gods and could have listed several who they are what they did But I didn t really know the storiesAnd the stories are fascinatingI d be interested in seeing a direct translation Cotas Claim now that I ve read this for several reasonsFirst there s so much that overlaps with Biblical The Captured Princess (Taken by Vikings, narrative In the story Ra and his Children for instance so much seemed similar to Genesis The creation of the world separating Pamięć - brzemię i uwolnienie. Niemcy wobec nazistowskiej przeszłości (1945-2010) night from day creating man and woman People rebelling against Ra and did evil in his sight worshipping the dragon of darkness I mean there are some differences in the Bible when the people turn evil God saves them with an ark In Ancient Egypt Ra saves them with beer so there s thatHere s another one from the story The Land of the Dead and humans are being judged Among the things they say at judgement I have given bread to the hungry water to the thirsty clothing to the Fakers, Forgers Phoneys naked and a boat to him who could Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia not cross the River This is very similar to Christ s discussion of the judgement in Matt 25 And later in the same story we hear of Apophis the snake the eater of souls who dwelt in the Pits of Fire Yeah sounds familiar I ve been told Dreams Come to Life (Bendy and the Ink Machine, Book 1) not to be afraid of anyone who can kill me but I should be afraid of the One who can destroy both my soul and body in HellAnd Christ did spend some time in Egypt right Right Now I m Doing Without Concepts not claiming Christ is taking Egyptian belief and turning it into some sort of Judeo Egyptian syncretistic religion or anything like that I m sure others have already said that I m just saying I found it interesting and I d also be interested in reading the direct translationsOk here s one from the story The Taking of Joppa The Egyptians are up in Palestine trying to get Joppa and the governor says I swear to Jahwah my god that you shall be second only to myself in this Radio Free Europe and the Pursuit of Democracy new kingdom which we shall carve out of dat da dat da daaa Did the Ancient Egyptian texts reference Jahwah Or did Green add that to the story to give it an extra sense of veracity And if he added that did he add the other stuff A uick search tells me he didn t add everything But still interestedSide But I Survived note that Jahwah part reminded me of Indiana Jones But in the Latin alphabet Jehovah begins with an IAs for the book and the myths I found them fascinating I ll probably read them again sometime soon And I may give one or two to my class to read Don t let the cover fool you though This would be a challenging read for a good many middle school students Here s a sentence from the first page of the introduction The first Greek historian whose works survive Herodotus visited it in about 450 BC and found that only priests could still read the ancient hieroglyphs in which inscriptions had been carved or written on the monuments since the days when Menes the first historical Pharaoh united the Two Lands in about 3200 BCOr this one The A Passion for More natural conditions in any land are often to a large extent responsible for its religious beliefs the form its civilization takes and the stories that evolve into its literatureSo I might Kodak and the Lens of Nostalgia not go into buying this book thinking it will definitely be worth having your students read it But for the teacher who is unfamiliar with the myths of Ancient Egypt it s a great intro

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He creatures in the world; of Isis seaching the waters for her dead husband Osiris; of the Bennu Bird and the Book of Thoth But there are also tales told for pleasure about magic treasure and adventure even the first ever Cinderella stor. So fun to read aloud Inspired good discussions comparing various other myths notably Greek and fairy tales Cinderella

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Mething edgy for your bookshelf or just someone who tends to divert from the mainstream Puffin Pixels adds a sophisticated fresh flair to the canon to satisfy every readerThese stories include the great myths of Amen Ra who created all t. Gods of their own making A book I picked up years ago because it sounded interesting was Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green At long last I finished reading it this week The prologue explains the ancient civilization was the most self contained of all the countries of the ancient world it lived its own life practiced its own religion and made up its own stories First conuered by the Greeks and then the Romans many of Egypt s stories were lost Those that survived were hidden in its hieroglyphs rediscovered in modern times The stories in this collection were carved on tablets or painted on papyrus by Egyptians or preserved by Greek historiansBut all were recorded by or for the pleasure of the ruling class and reflect their narrow perspectives There are peasants included but none rise above their station unless gifted with uncommon beauty or prophesy The slaves who built the great pyramids and temples pass through unseenThese stories and fables provide a fascinating glimpse into ancient Egyptian history and culture as perceived by those who benefited most A single line repeated again and again throughout the stories and reigns the first words uttered in the presence of a Pharaoh Life health and strength be to you speaks volumes

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Tales of Ancient Egypt Puffin Classics
  • Roger Lancelyn Green
  • en
  • 25 February 2018
  • 9780147519177

10 thoughts on “Tales of Ancient Egypt Puffin Classics

  1. says:

    If I have ever read a book of Egyptian myths before I don’t remember it This little volume was a very pleasant introduction to the E

  2. says:

    So Roger Lancelyn Green was in The Inklings Who knew? The Inklings right? That literary group CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien were in? With a bunch of other people everybody forgets? Well Roger Lancelyn Green was in it at least according to the Author File in the back of the Puffin book And Wikipedia Of course a little internet sleuthing said he wasn't a member but rather someone who was friends with other Inklings and occasionally atten

  3. says:

    If you're deeply interested in Ancient Egypt stories mythology etc you'll find this book very interesting and informative Except the last chapter it is uite interesting; it refers papyruses drawings and scriptio

  4. says:

    Gods of their own making A book I picked up years ago because it sounded interesting was Tales of Ancient Egypt

  5. says:

    These stories were interesting but pretty hard to read and remember everything for the age level it was reuired for Pretty tedious reading I read most of them out loud with my son as it was pretty difficult reading levelLearned a lot and it was interesting

  6. says:

    Nice intro to Egyptian mythology A great read for young readers

  7. says:

    For the beginning reader of Ancient Egyptian lore this is a wonderful starter book that dives into some of the most common stories that can be found in the land of pyramids desert and exotic gods What makes it so intriguing to the reader is the fact that the author has compiled it so that it follows a certain t

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    for school

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  10. says:

    ‘ Tales from Ancient Egypt’ offers a collection of easy readable stories presenting a wonderful introduction to the legends and legacy of Ancient Egypt for children and adults alike The way Roger Lancelyn Green has penned down these stories makes them read like fairytales cautionary tales about the value of honor friendship and loyalty

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