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Amarna sunrise : Egypt from golden age to age of heresy

Author: Aidan Dodson
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The latter part of the fifteenth century bc saw Egypt's political power reach its zenith, with an empire that stretched from beyond the Euphrates in the north to much of what is now Sudan in the south. The wealth that flowed into Egypt allowed its kings to commission some of the most stupendous temples of all time, some of the greatest dedicated to Amun-Re, King of the Gods. Yet a century later these temples lay  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografies
Named Person: Akhenaton, faraó d'Egipte
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Dodson
ISBN: 9774166337 9789774166334
OCLC Number: 914502905
Description: xxiii, 257 pàgines : il·lustracions ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Aidan Dodson.

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Readable as a stand-alone work, this absorbing prequel to the bestselling "Amarna Sunset" retraces the history of the reign of Akhenaten and the establishment of his first monotheistic capital,  Read more...

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