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Jean François Champollion Biography Workbook
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Jean Francois Champollion Biography Workbook - Free to print (PDF file). For high school World History and European History students.
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Jean François Champollion (1790-1832): Learn all about the genius who used the inscriptions on the Rosetta stone to successfully translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. The life and work of Champollion have inspired generations of scholars. This workbook is part of our Biography Workbooks Series. Designed for high school World History and European History students, it is thirteen pages in length and filled with questions and activities alongside the content-rich informational text. Click here to print. The answer key is below.
Answer Key:
  1. Champollion Figeac
  2. A - Figeac
  3. A - a great or heroic deed
  4. E - to confer or give
  5. F - to interpret the meaning of
  6. D - thankful
  7. B - form of writing that uses pictures or symbols to represent sounds or terms
  8. Fourier
  9. Three of the following: Coptic, Hebrew, Persian, Sanskrit
  10. B - False
  11. Oriental College of Paris
  12. They supported Napoleon Bonaparte during his Hundred Days
  13. Rose Blanc
  14. E - written words marking an address or dedication to a person
  15. C - person who studies written languages
  16. B - object with engravings which are believed to give it power over human beings
  17. D - rendering of words from one language to another
  18. A - assiduously
  19. Ptolemaios and Berenike
  20. Comparing the names Ptolemy and Cleopatra, he looked for the placement of hieroglyphs that matched sounds in the names
  21. To make the alphabetic words more comprehensive
  22. Charles X
  23. A - arising or occurring after the creator's death
  24. Answers will vary
  25. Answers will vary
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