Champollion the Egyptian has ratings and 13 reviews. Maria said: The book is about the race for public recognition to be the first to decipher the Eg. Results 1 – 30 of 59 El Egiptologo (Spanish Edition) (Jet (Historica)) by Christian Jacq and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Christian Jacq is the author of the international bestselling four-volume Rames series, which sold over 11 million copies in 29 countries. He is the founder and.

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Sometimes the story switched between autobiographical and a narrator, which was a bit odd. The author captures the spirit of the age really well and the desire of self-made men like Champollion to shine and distinguish themselves is as real today as eiptologo was then.

Claire rated it it was ok Jun 09, Sabine rated it really liked it Jun 21, As of he has written over fifty books, including several non-fiction books on the subject of Egyptology. Open Preview See a Problem? Jacq’s series describes a vision of the life of the pharaoh: Cependant, je suis assez triste qu’il n’y ai pas eu plus de egiptokogo sur la pierre de rosette.

Champollion the Egyptian

The book is about the race for public recognition to be the first to decipher the Egyption hieroglyphics on the Rosetta stone, which would in time open up a whole new branch in science. Christine rated it it was amazing Oct 01, I am glad to have learned about him.


The main character’s love of Egypt comes through vividly. Emmi rated it egiptolgo it Jul 24, Inizia una parte esoterica con sette segrete, allucinazioni, rivelazioni del dio Thot ecc che proprio jcaq mi piace. This inspired him to write his first novel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He has written several novels about ancient Egypt, notably a five book suite about pharaoh Ramses II, a character whom Jacq admires greatly.

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Return to Book Page. Rivalry between factions of scientists are also as common today as they were then and the bitchiness with which scientists and charlatans alike treat each other hasn’t changed one bit. Britny rated it really liked it Sep 15, He first visited Egypt when he was seventeen, went on to study Egyptology and archaeology at the Sorbonne, and is now one of the world’s leading Egyptologists.

It may be hard for us to understand what it was like in the Victorian era, but with so many new discoveries being made in the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th, we learned more during those short years than we had at any time in human existence.

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Preview — Champollion the Egyptian by Christian Jacq. It also serves as a showcase for Christian Jacq’s love and knowledge of the ancient history of Egypt. Alberto rated it it was ok Jun 18, Excelente novela, de verdad que Egipto tiene mucho que revelar: Chaz rated it liked it Mar 27, The book is a translation, and there are quite a few typos and flaws, but not so many that they detract from the story. Jul 24, Jessica J. Not the best example of Jacq’s writing expertise, but definitely an awesome an entertaining read.


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Alexandre rated it liked it Apr 01, It was getting frustrating reading about all the roadblocks being put in Champollion’s way, but my interest was maintained throughout. Be the first to ask a question about Champollion the Egyptian.

Anna rated it it was ok Mar 19, There are few authors who know their subject as well as Mr Jacq and his love for all things Egyptian really chrisitan off the page”. This story, based on fact, was an enjoyable read, since I had just been to many of the sites and could picture things in my mind.

Sophia rated it really liked it Jul 13,