Loretta Barnard

The Rosetta Stone: The Priceless Link to Ancient Egypt

For millennia, the mysteries of ancient Egypt eluded Western study – until some 200 years ago, when scholars unscrambled the Rosetta Stone and opened our eyes to a new world of old wonders.   In 1798, Napoleon Bonaparte set off on what he hoped would be a stunning military campaign in Egypt and Syria. By invading Egypt, he aimed to strengthen ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

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