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date: 29 September 2020

Egypt, languages in 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Anne Boud’horsAnne Boud’hors

The Egyptian language existed for almost 5,000 years (from approximately 3500 bc to the 15th century ad). It belongs to the so-called ‘Hamitic-Semitic’ or ‘Afroasiatic’ group, in which it occupies a unique position.... ...

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