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by T. G. H. James

Download A Short History of Ancient Egypt: From Predynastic to Roman Times eBook
ISBN:
0304347116
Author:
T. G. H. James
Category:
Ancient Civilizations
Language:
English
Publisher:
Cassell (March 1, 1996)
Pages:
160 pages
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Ancient Egypt-the doings of Tutankamen, the intrigues of Cleopatra, the obsessions of Nefertiti-is a subject of perennial interest, and the market is well served by many histories geared to the general reader.

Ancient Egypt-the doings of Tutankamen, the intrigues of Cleopatra, the obsessions of Nefertiti-is a subject of perennial interest, and the market is well served by many histories geared to the general reader. to the Roman conquest 30 centuries later

167 pages : 27 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p160) and index. The desirable land: predynastic Egypt, before 3100BC. - King of Upper and Lower Egypt: dynasties I and II, 3100-2686BC.

167 pages : 27 cm. - Majesty and power: dynasties III-V, 2686-2345BC. - Awakening of conscience: dynasties Vi-Xi, 2345-1985BC. - Achievement of maturity: dynasty XII, 1985-1795BC. - Breakdown and recovery: dynasties XIII, Hatshepsut, 1795-1458BC. - Fruits of the Empire: dynasty XVIII, Tuthmosis III-Horemheb, 1479-1295BC. - Growth of the foreign menace: dynasties XIX-XX, 1295-1069BC. to the Roman conquest 30 centuries later

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At first, James explains, the chief adversaries of Egyptians were themselves. Civil strife could arise from floods or famines, or from ambitious factions of the royal family

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking A Short History of Ancient Egypt: From Predynastic to Roman Times as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Civil strife could arise from floods or famines, or from ambitious factions of the royal family. But in time, the bounty of Egyptian agriculture, the grandeur of Egyptian art and buildings, and the ostentation of Egyptian wealth excited the envy and aggression of other nations.

This book, written by renowned Egyptologist . James, fills a longstanding vacuum for a concise introduction to Egypt of antiquity. Designed for use as an undergraduate textbook, it focuses exclusively on Egypt's history. Both the standard introduction by the dean of Egyptologists, Sir Alan Gardiner, and the recently published history of ancient Egypt by Grimal are far too detailed for most undergraduate readers for whom the typical college course is their first formal introduction to ancient Egypt.

Protected on two sides by wide deserts and on another by the sea, the narrow strip of land watered and fertilized by the Nile was an ideal location for the development of the great civilization of Egypt. From its beginnings below the first cataract of the Nile to its long and legendary magnificence at the Nile Delta, ancient Egypt grew ever more prosperous and powerful, first as two kingdoms, then as one. A Short History of Ancient Egypt provides a concise, authoritative, and richly illustrated overview of ancient Egypt from its rise from the marshes to its submission to Rome.

From Predynastic to Roman Times. A beautifully presented book which manages very successfully to encapsulate four thousand years of Egyptian history into two hundred and fifty four pages. Johns Hopkins University Press. Protected on two sides by wide deserts and on another by the sea, the narrow strip of land watered and fertilized by the Nile was an ideal location for the development of the great civilization of Egypt. So many histories of Egypt tend to briefly narrate the dynasties, picking out the highlights from particular reigns.

Books online: A Short History of Ancient Egypt: From Predynastic to Roman Times, 1998, Fishpond. T. G. H. James was Keeper of Egyptian Antiquities of the British Museum from 1974 to 1988. Currently retired, he is the author of Pharaoh's People, Egyptian Painting, and Egypt: The Living Past.

Ancient Egypt-the doings of Tutankamen, the intrigues of Cleopatra, the obsessions of Nefertiti-is a subject .

Ancient Egypt-the doings of Tutankamen, the intrigues of Cleopatra, the obsessions of Nefertiti-is a subject of perennial interest, and the market is well served.

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Unearth secrets from the mystical land of ancient Egypt, as you open the door to understanding the history and culture of a unique society through the art and architecture, power and bureaucracy of 31 dynasties.Explanatory maps show each ancient city in its historical context, and over one hundred magnificent photos bring the entrancing story alive.