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The kingdom of Kush : handbook of the Napatan-Meroitic civilization

Author: László Török
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1997.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 31. Bd.
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This handbook presents a comprehensive survey of the textual archaeological and art historical evidence for this Middle Nile Region - Kingdom of Kush.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Török, László, 1941-
Kingdom of Kush.
Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1997
(OCoLC)645030950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: László Török
ISBN: 9004104488 9789004104488
OCLC Number: 36865663
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.

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