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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Török, László, 1941-
Kingdom of Kush.
Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1997
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|Description:||xv, 589 pages : maps ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||I. Introduction --
II. Historical and archaeological evidence --
III. The end of the Egyptian domination and the emergence of the kingdom of Kush (c. 1188-760 BC) --
IV. Kush under the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty (c. 760-656 BC) --
V. The intellectual foundations of the kingdom of Kush --
VI. The Kingdom of Kush between the withdrawal from Egypt and the end of the "Napatan" dynasty (from 656 to the mid-3rd century BC) --
VII. The kingdom of Kush between the emergence of the "Meroitic" dynasty and the disintegration of the kingdom (from the middle of the 3rd century BC to the early 5th century AD) --
App. A genealogy of the kings of Kush from Alara to Nastasen --
Index of Egyptian words, titles and expressions in transcription --
Index of Meroitic words, titles and expressions in transcription.
|Series Title:||Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 31. Bd.|
|Responsibility:||by László Török.|
'"The author effectively demonstrated that the Napatan-Meroitic civilisation did emerge out of thin air, or that it was merely a reproduction of an Egyptian model. It possessed a solid intellectual