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Rhadopis of Nubia

Author: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Anthony Calderbank
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, ©2003.
Series: Modern Arabic writing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Against the background of the high politics of Sixth Dynasty Egypt, a powerful love grows between Rhadopis, a courtesan whose ravishing beauty is unmatched in time or place, and youthful, headstrong Pharaoh Merenra, worshiped by his people as a divine presence on earth. Rhadopis comes of poor peasant stock, but her star rises until she become the most celebrated woman in the kingdom, entertaining her countless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translation
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911-2006.
Rhadopis of Nubia.
Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)646963844
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Anthony Calderbank
ISBN: 9789774248085 9774248082
OCLC Number: 53243734
Description: vii, 187 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Modern Arabic writing.
Other Titles: Rādūbīs.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Anthony Calderbank.

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Against the background of the high politics of Sixth Dynasty Egypt, a powerful love grows between Rhadopis, a courtesan whose ravishing beauty is unmatched in time or place, and youthful, headstrong  Read more...

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