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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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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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El Egiptologo

From the author of Ramses, the fictional life of the man who first deciphered hieroglyphics. Elna rated it really liked it Feb 10, No trivia or quizzes yet.

An interesting story, loosely based to the real life genius Jean-Francois Champollions travels to Egypt. Alexandre rated it liked it Apr 01, Juan rated it did not like it Jan 19, This inspired him to write his first novel.

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Champollion the Egyptian by Christian Jacq. It was getting frustrating reading about all the roadblocks being put in Champollion’s way, but my interest I bought this book at a stall in Egypt last month.

Want to Read saving…. Christian Jacq really captures the Zeitgeist with this one, and tells the story with great insight, passion and also compassion for those involved. 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. Be the first to ask a question about Champollion the Egyptian. Apr 09, Maria Thermann rated it liked it. There are few authors who know their subject as well as Mr Jacq and eyiptologo love for all things Egyptian really “jumps off the page”.

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Britny rated it really liked it Sep 15, Nov 10, Laura JC rated it liked it Shelves: This story, based on fact, was jaca enjoyable read, since I had just been to many of the sites and could picture things in my mind. 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 it was then.


Aug 03, Anna Mattila rated chrixtian really liked it. As of he has written over fifty books, including several non-fiction books on the subject of Egyptology. I am glad to have learned about him. Jacq gives Ramesses eglptologo three biological children: It was getting frustrating reading about all the roadblocks being put in Champollion’s way, but my interest was maintained throughout.

He has written several novels about ancient Egypt, notably a five book suite about pharaoh Ramses II, a character whom Jacq admires greatly.

Alberto rated it it was ok Jun 18, Emmi rated it liked it Jul 24, Jacq’s series describes a vision of the life of the pharaoh: The book is a manifest for the meaning of passion and dedication in achieving something great. The main character’s love of Egypt comes through vividly. Tania rated it liked it Aug 28,