Monday, March 13, 2017

Papyrology, Classics and Cairo University before 1952

Bloomsbury republishes the edition of Herodotus' Book II of William Gillan Waddell (1884-1945: ISNI: http://www.isni.org/isni/0000000110444762), Professor of Classics in Fuad I University (Cairo, Egypt), who participated in the 4th International Congress of Papyrologists held in Florence (Italy) between August 28 and May 2 1935.


From Bloomsbury's description of the book : http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/herodotus-book-ii-9781853991851/ [ accessed 13/3/2017]


No single-volume edition of the text has been available since that of Waddell, who brings to the book rare but thorough acquaintance with both Greek historiography and Egyptology. The edition includes text, commentary, vocabulary, an appendix on Ionic dialect and index of proper names.





Table of contents :


Preface
Sonnet: Herodotus In Egypt
Sonnet: To Herodotus
Introduction
Table Of Dynasties
Text
Notes
Appendix On The Ionic Dialect
Index Of Proper Names
Partial Index To The Grammatical Notes
Vocabulary
Map Of Egypt





No single-volume edition of the text has been available since that of Waddell, who brings to the book rare but thorough acquaintance with both Greek historiography and Egyptology. The edition includes text, commentary, vocabulary, an appendix on Ionic dialect and index of proper names. - See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/herodotus-book-ii-9781853991851/#sthash.ZQ0EA3Li.dpuf
No single-volume edition of the text has been available since that of Waddell, who brings to the book rare but thorough acquaintance with both Greek historiography and Egyptology. The edition includes text, commentary, vocabulary, an appendix on Ionic dialect and index of proper names. - See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/herodotus-book-ii-9781853991851/#sthash.ZQ0EA3Li.dpuf