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International Mother Language Day

We celebrated International Mother Language Day at JCCC with games, food, and informational tables. I represented the Ancient Languages of Sumerian (cuneiform), Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Latin, and Greek.

Categories: Ancient Greek, Ancient Languages, Ancient Near East, Cuneiform, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Egyptology at JCCC | Leave a comment

New Year, New Developments

  Happy New Year! The hieroglyph above stands for the “Opening of the Year” which refers to the Egyptian New Year. Although they celebrated their new year in the summer, it is an appropriate hieroglyph to start 2020 off right.   I have many Egyptological developments in the works for 2020. Please see my course … Continue reading »

Categories: Cuneiform, Egyptology at JCCC, Lectures and Workshops | Leave a comment

Experimental Philology: Cuneiform and Cursive Hieroglyphs

In preparation for our international study trip to London, Oxford, and Berlin, several trip participants have enrolled in an Independent Study Course, Egypt and the Ancient Near East. Co-taught with Professor Melanie Hull, this 10-week course gives JCCC students a unique opportunity to explore the history, religion, art, culture, politics, language, literature, and the worldview of both … Continue reading »

Categories: Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Languages, Ancient Near East, Cuneiform, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Egyptology, Egyptology at JCCC, European Trip, Experimental Philology, History of Ancient Egypt, Museums, Travel, Uncategorized | Leave a comment