Delphi Complete Works of Manetho (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

November 1, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Manetho (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

An Egyptian priest that flourished in the third centuryBC, Manetho wrote 'Aegyptiaca' (History of Egypt), which provided adetailed history of his homeland to the Hellenic world. Althoughhis original texts are now largely lost, important remains havesurvived, transmitted to us as fragments from several ancientauthors. For many centuries, before hieroglyphics could be read,Manetho's writings were one of the chief sources of information onEgyptian history. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provideseReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both Englishtranslations and the original Latin and Greek texts. Thiscomprehensive eBook presents Manetho's complete extant works, withillustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonusmaterial. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Manetho's lifeand worksFeatures the complete extant works of Manetho, in both Englishtranslation and the original Greek and Latin fragmentsConcise introduction to 'Aegyptiaca'Includes W. G. Waddell's translations, previously appearing inthe Loeb Classical Library edition of ManethoExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the works you want to read with individualcontents tablesIncludes rare fragments of Manetho's other works, first time indigital printFeatures a bonus biography – discover Manetho's ancientworldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genresPlease visit delphiclassics.com to explore our range of AncientClassics titles or buy the entire series as a Super SetCONTENTS:The TranslationsAEGYPTIACAOTHER FRAGMENTSThe Greek and Latin TextsLIST OF GREEK AND LATIN TEXTSThe BiographyINTRODUCTION TO MANETHO by W. G. Waddell