Charles Edward Moldenke
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Charles Edward Moldenke (October 10, 1860 – January 18, 1935) was an American Lutheran minister and Egyptologist.
Charles Edward Moldenke was born in Lyck, Prussia [now located in Poland]. He was the son of Lutheran theologian and missionary Edward Frederick Moldenke. He graduated from Columbia in 1879, spent a year at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, and studied in Halle, Germany, and Strasbourg, Germany (now in France). In 1884, he received the degree of Ph.D. from Strasbourg University. He was ordained to the Lutheran ministry in 1885 and held pastorates successively in Jersey City, New Jersey (1885–90), New York City (1890-96) and Mount Vernon, New York (1897-1900).
- Die altegyptischen Texten erwaehnten Baeume und deren Verwerthung (Trees mentioned in ancient Egyptian texts and their utilization; Leipzig, 1886; American edition, 1887) His inaugural dissertation.
- The Egyptian Origin of Our Alphabet (1886)
- The New York Obelisk, Cleopatra's Needle. BiblioBazaar LLC. 1891. ISBN 0-554-62767-1. The text of Cleopatra's Needle, with explanations. Reprinted 1935 and 2008, it was the first print in hieroglyphic type ever issued in America.
- The World's most Ancient Fairy-Tale, the Two Brothers (1887 and 1898) In hieratic.
- Egyptian Classics (1900)
- "Harold N. Moldenke Papers". New York Botanical Garden. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Moldenke, Charles Edward". Encyclopedia Americana.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Moldenke, Edward Frederick". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.