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Svečiuose pas 40 tautų (Visiting 40 nations)

Authors: Šalčius, Matas
Published on: (Lietuvių) 1936, 1989

In 1929, Šalčius together with other famous Lithuanian traveler Antanas Poška began a great journey through the Balcans, Greece, Egypt, Middle East, India and far East countries.After this travel he published six-volume series Svečiuose pas 40 tautų (Visiting 40 nations), which was awarded the National Press Prize. More

Importance of Name in Ancient Egypt

Authors: Rudzinskaitė-Arcimavičienė, Marija
Published on: 1934
Publisher: Varpas

Marija Rudzinskaite-Arcimaviciene was the first Lithuanian Egyptologist, scientist, initiator of professional Egyptology in Lithuania. She started finding interest in Egypt while she was studying in Moscow. Her professor was a famous Russian Orientalist Boris Turajev. Marija dedicated her life for historical Egypt heritage research. She participated in many expeditions in Egypt and brought a lot of exhibits to Lithuania, especially from the excavations with a famous American archaeologist George Reisner. Since 1922 she was a professor in Vytautas Magnus University. Marija also started history of Egypt course in the university where she taught students about art and literature monuments.  In 1932 she published a dictionary „Egipto hieroglifai“. In the book she explained symbolic and phonetical meaning of hieroglyphs.  She also translated some anthems and one tale. In 1936 Marija published Egypt history textbook and some other books about Egypt. Majority of her exhibits are held at Mykolas Žilinskas Gallery in Kaunas. More

The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amun and the Monuments of Thebes

Authors: Rudzinskaitė-Arcimavičienė, Marija
Published on: 1933
Publisher: Raidė

“The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amun and  the Monuments of Thebes“ is the 3rd book in “Ancient East“ series, in which autor of the book, pioneer of profesional Egyptology in Lithuania, Marija Rudzinskaitė-Arcimavičienė, vividly and poeticly portray impressions experienced during her second expedition to Egypt in 1924.

The book is divided into two parts. In the first part of the book the discovery of Tut-Ankh-Amun’s, 12th Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332–1323 BC ), tomb is described in fine detail, the most interesting observations of tombs discoverers and explorers (English archaeologists, Egyptologists, George Carnarvon, Howard Carter ) are cited, the history of excavations in the Valley of the Kings are briefly discussed. In the second part of the book, M. Rudzinskaitė-Arcimavičienė depicts her journey to the tomb of  Tut-Ankh-Amun and monuments of Thebes (earthen houses fellah village, pharaoh Hatshepsut temple ruins, Luxor temple, ruins of Karnak) in the form of diary. More

Pratjekabuddha, Tales from the East

Authors: Krėvė-Mickevičius, Vincas
Published on: 1912, 2008
Publisher: Petro ofsetas

“Pratjekabuddha” and “Tales from the East” are a set of oriental stories written by Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius. These oriental stories are mainly about the life of a person who experiences a very deep sleep, death and awakening. The book shows us a person who, in the face of death, becomes closer to the true spiritual perfection and consciousness of the mind. This philosophical book is based on a few basic ideas of romanticism: human rebellion against the world, the power More

Kaip japonai gyvena dabar (How the Japanese Live Now)

Authors: Kairys, Steponas
Published on: 1906

One of the first three books about Japan published in 1906. Written by  polititian and public figure Steponas Kairys. This book covers topics related to the Japanese agriculture, road system,  economy, industry, education, and religion.

Japonija seniau ir dabar (Japan: Then and Now)

Authors: Kairys, Steponas
Published on: 1906 m.

This is the first book about Japan written by politician and public figure Steponas Kairys. While only 16 pages long book, he describes Japanese nature and history.


Japonų konstitucija (Japanese Constitution)

Authors: Kairys, Steponas
Published on: 1906

One of the first three books about Japan published in 1906. Written by  polititian and public figure Steponas Kairys. In this book author describes the political and social issues before the Japanese constitution was created. The book includes an explanation of what is a constitution and citations of the actual constitution.

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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU