How to use Rosetta in a sentence
Stretching eastward as far as the Rosetta mouth of the Nile is the spacious bay of Aboukir, where on the 1st of August 1798 Nelson fought the battle of the Nile, often referred to as the battle of Aboukir.
When Nelson left the coast of Egypt, Hood commanded the blockading force off Alexandria and Rosetta.
Khorshid at first refused to yield; but at length, on condition that his troops should be paid, he evacuated the citadel and embarked for Rosetta.
In 1833 Whiteside married Rosetta, daughter of William Napier, and sister of Sir Joseph Napier (1804-1882), lord chancellor of Ireland.
The European Space Agency launched its comet chaser Rosetta in March 2004, which will rendezvous with 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014.Advertisement
The mission is named after the Rosetta stone, which provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Rosetta is named after the stone that explained Egyptian hieroglyphics, thus laying bare the culture of the Pharoahs to modern eyes.
The antiquities collected by the expedition, including the famous Rosetta stone, were ceded to the British government at the capitulation of Alexandria, in 1801.
Rosetta is an ESA mission launched in 2004 which will rendezvous with the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014.
The Rosetta Project-This volunteer based website is indexed by age and interest reading levels and has a nice selection of read-to-me books available.Advertisement
Although priced from $149 to $599, Rosetta Stone offers different levels of immersive language that gets you speaking the language immediately.
Instant Immersion languages are a less expensive alternative to Rosetta Stone.
Berry, keeping an eye on diversifying her acting portfolio, went on to play the comedic role of Rosetta Stone in the 1994 film The Flinstones.
At the Hall of Fame, you can line up to meet the fairies of Pixie Hollow including Tinker Bell, Rosetta, Silvermist, Iridessa, Fawn and as of August 27, 2010, Vidia, the fastest of the flying fairies.
Rosetta Stone offers both an "at home" version for your computer, however, they also offer options for study online.Advertisement
Rosetta Stone gets a lot of positive press for its immersion method.
The other big drawback with Rosetta Stone is that it is very expensive.
Rosetta Stone does all this and more; there is little wonder as to why Rosetta Stone is one of Cathy Duffy's Top 100 picks.
Rosetta Stone's programs are intensely thorough, but they also boast the advantage of being self-paced.
There are many factors to consider before you purchase the Rosetta Stone Spanish curriculum and price will be at the forefront of most parents' decision.Advertisement
Rosetta Stone produces highly reviewed homeschool curricula, but it is not the only language curricula available.
However, there are certain features offered by the Rosetta Stone program that streamlines its usage.
Rosetta Stone offers a five level Spanish curriculum that will carry your child through the grade levels with an overall goal of fluency.
It should be noted that Rosetta Stone's first product lines were not so much geared toward the academic community, but more toward generating fluency.
The Rosetta Stone homeschooling curriculum is not just a means to completing academic requirements, but it is a tool for creating functional speakers of Spanish.Advertisement
You can view the details regarding each level of the Rosetta Stone's Homeschool Edition Spanish Curriculum at the official Rosetta Stone website.
Rosetta Stone also offers a traditional Spanish curriculum, but the homeschool edition is far more valuable for young students whose understanding of any language structure is more basic.
You'll also want to note that the Rosetta Stone Spanish curriculum offers not just Latin American Spanish but also the Spain-based dialect.
The beginning three levels of Rosetta Stone's Spanish curriculum provide the foundational elements of the language.
Rosetta Stone works to accomplish such fluency through the use of images, video clips and opportunities for a student to engage in computerized conversations.Advertisement
Each Rosetta Stone curriculum level also includes administrative guides which enable homeschooling parents to monitor their child's progress.
A standard lesson for Rosetta Stone students may vary depending on what field of learning they choose to emphasize.
Rosetta Stone offers many paths of learning, including speaking, reading, writing, or listening.
Unfortunately, though Rosetta Stone is a highly reviewed language program, it also boasts high prices.
The price of a Rosetta Stone language program is likely the greatest deterrent for homeschooling parents.Advertisement
Rosetta Stone products are sold by other retailers, some of which may offer these items at competitive prices.
However, payment plans and money back guarantees are not necessarily offered by such retailers, so purchasing from the Rosetta Stone site may boast the most advantages.
Rosetta Stone French is a computer based program that teaches French through immersion.
The Rosetta Stone foreign language curriculum has garnered several awards and is used by professionals and students alike.
Initially, Rosetta Stone French uses a series of pictures and audio to draw the learner into remembering vocabulary applied to real life situations.Advertisement
There are several reasons why Rosetta Stone has become one of the most popular language programs for both professionals and those wanting to learn at home.
Rosetta Stone does not encourage you to 'translate' word for word but rather to think in the language.
Rosetta Stone offers a complete course so that you can practice your writing skills as well.
In French, Rosetta Stone is working on completing a level 4 and 5 which provides the equivalent of a college level conversation class.
There are a few criticisms of the Rosetta Stone program.Advertisement
Go on to a more advanced course, such as Rosetta Stone or the advanced Pimsleur system after completing this one in order to achieve full fluency in French.
Unlike her sister fairies Tinker Bell, Rosetta, Faun and more, Vidia is selfish and mean.
Peter Pan's Tinker Bell originated in a Victorian tale but holds a strong presence in the Disney franchise, along with her fairy companions such as Silvermist, Rosetta and Fawn.
The celebrated Rosetta Stone which supplied Champollion with the key for the decipherment of the ancient monuments of Egypt was found near Fort St Julien, 4 m.
In 1861 it was at length said to be finished; but it was not until 1863 that the gates of the Rosetta branch were closed, and they were reopened again immediately, as a settlement of the masonry took place.Advertisement
During the summer of 1898 the Rosetta barrage was worked under a pressure of 14 ft.
The Rayya Behera, known in its lower courses first as the Khatatba and afterwards as the Rosetta canal, follows the west bank of the Rosetta branch of the Nile and has numerous offshoots.
Mehemet Ali and al-Bardisi therefore descended to Rosetta, which had fallen into the hands of a brother of All Pasha, and having captured the town and its commander, alBardisi purposed to proceed against Alexandria; but the troops demanded arrears of pay which it was not in his power to give, and the pasha had cut the dyke between the lakes of Aboukir and Mareotis, thus rendering the approach to Aleicandria more difficult.
In the meanwhile al-Alfi the Great embarked at Rosetta, and not apprehending opposition, was on his way to Cairo, when a little south of the town of Manfif he encountered a party of Albanians, and with difficulty made his escape.
The British resident, Major Missett, having represented the importance of taking Rosetta and Rahmanieh,to secure supplies for Alexandria, General Fraser, with the concurrence of the admiral, Sir John Duckworth, detached the 31st regiment and the Chasseurs Britanniques, accompanied by some field artillery under Major-General Wauchope and Brigadier-General Meade, on this service; and these troops entered Rosetta without encountering any opposition; but as soon as they had dispersed among the narrow streets, the garrison opened a deadly fire on them from the latticed windows and the roofs of the houses.
The possession of Rosetta being deemed indispensable, Brigadier-Generals Sir William Stewart and Oswald were despatched thither with 2500 men.
In 1866 Lepsius again went to Egypt, and discovered the famous Decree of Tanis or Table of Canopus, an inscription of the same character as the Rosetta Stone, in hieroglyphic, demotic and Greek.
Colebrooke, began to make known the treasures of Sanskrit literature, which the great scholars of Germany and France proceeded to develop. In Egypt the discovery of the Rosetta stone placed the key to the hieroglyphics within Western reach; and the decipherment of the cuneiform character enabled the patient scholars of Europe to recover the clues to the contents of the ancient libraries of Babylonia and Assyria.
The finding of the Rosetta stone left us no longer dependent upon Greek, Latin or Hebrew sources, and now fifty centuries of Egyptian history lie before us.
When the other branches and the Alexandria canal silted up, Rosetta prospered like its sister port of Damietta on the eastern branch; the main trade of the overland route to India passed through it until Mehemet Ali cut a new canal joining Alexandria to the Nile.
The brick enclosure wall of the temple is still plainly visible near the little village of Sa el hagar (Sa of stone) on the east bank of the Rosetta branch, but the royal tombs and other monuments of Sais, some of which were described by Herodotus, and its inscribed records, have all gone.
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone furnished the key to Egyptian hieroglyphics; and archaeology, no less than the more practical sciences, acknowledges its debt of gratitude to the man who first brought the valley of the Nile into close touch with the thought of the West.
Rosetta is now much decayed.
Burlus Begins a little eastward of the Rosetta channel, and stretches bow-shaped for 64 m.
The hieroglyphic text upon the Rosetta stone was toO fragmentary to furnish of itself the key to the decipherment.
This fleet was destroyed by a far smaller one sent by the Bagdad caliph to Rosetta; but Egypt was not freed from the invaders till the year 921, when reinforcements had been repeatedly sent from Bagdad to deal with them.
The Egyptian troops at Kafr Dauar, Abukir and Rosetta surrendered without opposition, and those at Damietta followed on the 23rd of September, after being threatened with attack.
It was built to consist of two bridges one over the eastern or Damietta branch of the river having 71 arches, the other, over the Rosetta branch, having 61 arches, each arch being of 5 metres or 16.4 ft.
The arches were designed to be fitted with self-acting drop gates; but they were not a success, and were only put into place on the Rosetta branch.
Although attempts were made to read Egyptian hieroglyphs so far back as the 17th century, no promise of success appeared until the discovery of the Rosetta stone in 1799 by the French engineers attached to Napoleons expedition to Egypt.
This area is watered by the Damietta and the Rosetta branches of the Nile, and by a network of canals.