Egyptian (New Kingdom) B

lglor2626  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Egyptian (New Kingdom) B
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
LGLOR1621/1621A and LGLOR1622/1622A a course deemed equivalent by the lecturer.
Main themes
In-depth study of the language and texts of New Kingdom Egypt.
Alternately with LGLOR2625, this course deals with the following themes:
1. An initiation into Late Egyptian and the translation, with commentaries, of a text (15 hours lectures);
2. Personal translation of an epigraphic text from the XVIIIth Dynasty (10 hours exercises);
3. An initiation into hieratic writing (5 hours exercises).

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course the student will be capable to read, transliterate and translate easily epigraphic and literary texts from the New Kingdom. In addition, he will have been introduced to hieratic writing and to Late Egyptian, and will have read a text of the Ramesside périod.
1. Grammaires :
- M. Malaise& J. Winand, Grammaire raisonnée de l’égyptien classique, Æegyptiaca Leodiensia 6, 1999 ;
- F. Junge, Einführung in die Grammatik des Neuägyptischen, 3. Korrigierte Auflage, 2008.
- F. Neveu, Grammaire du néo-égyptien : la langue des Ramsès, Paris, 2004.
- C. Obsomer, Égyptien hiéroglyphique, Grammaire pratique du moyen égyptien, Bruxelles, Safran, 2009.
2. Dictionnaires :
- A. Erman & H. Grapow, Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, Bände I-V, Leipzig/Berlin, 1926-1963.
- R.O. Faulkner, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford, 1962 ;
- R. Hannig, Die Sprache der Pharaonen. Großes Handwörterbuch Ägyptisch – Deutsch (2800-950 v. Chr.), 6. Auflage, Kultur und Geschichte der Antiken Welt 64, Mayence, 2015.
- L. H. Lesko, A Dictionary of Late Egyptian, Berkeley, 1982-1990.
3. Édition de textes :
Bibliotheca Æegyptiaca, Bruxelles ;
Kleine Ägyptische Texte, Wiesbaden ;
- K. A. Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, Oxford, 1968-1990.
- K. Sethe & W. Helck, Urkunden der 18. Dynastie, Leipzig, 1927-1958 ;
4. Littérature :
- G. Burkard & H. J. Thissen, Einführung in die altägyptische Literaturgeschichte II: Neues Reich, 2. Auflage, Einführungen und Quellentexte zur Ägyptologie 6, 2009.
- A. Loprieno (éd.), Ancient Egyptian Literature: History and Forms, PdÄ 10, 1996.
- G. Moers, Fingierte Welten in der ägyptischen Literatur des 2. Jahrtausends v. Chr.: Grenzüberschreitung, Reisemotiv und Fiktionalität, Probleme der Ägyptologie 19, 2001.
- Moers, G., 2010, « New Kingdom Literature », in: A. B. Lloyd (éd.), A Companion to Ancient Egypt, Volume II, Chichester, 685–708.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies