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Der PzKfwTiger und seine varianten КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор(ы): Walther J.SpielbergerЯзык: немецкийКоличество страниц: 241Формат: pdf Размер: 86.06 Мб eighty five 1 2 three four five

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Shelley Haley, a professor of classics at Hamilton College, has written a vivid account of how she, a black woman, has come to believe in Cleopatra's African ancestry. was black, Haley replied that her own studies in the Classics had shown her that Cleopatra was Greek. 72 Some years later, Haley found herself teaching a class at Howard University that made the same assertions about Cleopatra that her grandmother had made. " None of her instructors had pointed out that the identity of Cleopatra's grandmother was unknown.

22 NOT OUT OF AFRICA By now it should be clear that Diop has supplied his readers only with selected and to some extent distorted information. When he reports what the Egyptian priests told Diodorus, he says nothing about the Greeks' own earlier accounts of their origins. Nor does he advise his readers to remember that in any case all of these stories are myths, not history. As such, they cannot provide the precise information about the timing of events or the movements of peoples that we would now like to possess.

But as we have seen, recent archaeological discoveries suggest that the Hyksos came from Greece to Egypt rather than vice-versa, and the proposed etymology of hiketis from Hyksos simply does not work. 23 If anyone could prove to the satisfaction of other scholars that a large numbe~ of Greek words were derived from Egyptian, he or she would be credited with a new and important discovery. But vague similarities do not prove any connection between words. D. Linguists have long since noted the relatively few words of Egyptian origin that have made their way into Greek.

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