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A Companion to Ancient Egypt : (Two Volume Set).

Author: Alan B Lloyd
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Companion provides the very latest accounts of the major and current aspects of Egyptology by leading scholars. It is delivered in a highly readable style and extensively illustrated; published in two volumes, it offers unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, giving full scope to the discussion of this incredible civilization.: Provides the very latest and, where relevant, well-illustrated accounts of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan B Lloyd
ISBN: 9781444320060 1444320068 1282683861 9781282683860
OCLC Number: 642661747
Description: 1 online resource (1378 pages).
Contents: A COMPANION TO ANCIENT EGYPT VOLUME I; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Chronology; Maps; PART I The Land of Egypt; 1 The Physical Context of Ancient Egypt; PART II Historical Narratives; 2 Prehistory; 3 The Early Dynastic Period; 4 The Old Kingdom; 5 The First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom; 6 The Second Intermediate Period and the New Kingdom; 7 Libyans and Nubians; 8 Saites and Persians (664332); 9 The Ptolemaic Period; 10 The Roman Period; PART III State and Economic Structures. 11 The Pharaoh and Pharaonic Office12 Administration and Law: Pharaonic; 13 Administration and Law: Graeco-Roman; 14 Priests and Temples: Pharaonic; 15 Egyptian Temples and Priests: Graeco-Roman; 16 The Economy: Pharaonic; 17 The Economy: Graeco-Roman; 18 Settlements Distribution, Structure, Architecture: Pharaonic; 19 Settlements Distribution, Structure, Architecture: Graeco-Roman; 20 Transport in Ancient Egypt; 21 Science and Technology: Pharaoni.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.

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This Companion provides the very latest accounts of the major and current aspects of Egyptology by leading scholars. It is delivered in a highly readable style and extensively illustrated; published in two volumes, it offers unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, giving full scope to the discussion of this incredible civilization.: Provides the very latest and, where relevant, well-illustrated accounts of the major aspects of Egypt's ancient history and culture; Covers a broad scope of topics including physical context, history, economic and social mechanisms, language, literature, and t.

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"Alan Lloyd's edited two-volume Companion to ancient Egypt is a very impressive achievement . . . Wendrich and Lloyd have shown that text and reference books on ancient Egypt can be accessible and Read more...

 
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