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The complete royal families of Ancient Egypt

Author: Aidan Dodson; Dyan Hilton
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This groundbreaking book illuminates the lives of some 1,300 kings, queens, princes, and princesses of ancient Egypt, unraveling family relationships and exploring the parts they played in politics, cultural life, and religion.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Dodson; Dyan Hilton
ISBN: 9780500288573 0500288577
OCLC Number: 754887859
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm
Contents: The Early Dynastic Period and Old Kingdom. The founders --
The great pyramid builders --
Children of the Sun-God --
The house of Teti and Pepy --
The 1st Intermediate Period, the Middle Kingdom and 2nd Intermediate Period. The House of Akhtoy --
The head of the south --
Seizers of the two lands --
Kings and commoners --
Rulers of foreign countries --
The Southern Kingdom --
The New Kingdom. The taosids --
The power and the glory --
The Amarna interlude --
The House of Ramesses --
The feud of the Ramessides --
The decline of the Ramessides --
The 3rd Intermediate Period. Of kings and priests --
The rise and fall of the House of Shoshenq --
The independence of Thebes --
The princes of the West --
Lords of the holy mountain --
The Late and Ptolemaic Periods. The final renaissance --
The Persian pharaohs --
The last Egyptian pharaohs --
Macedon --
The House of Ptolemy.
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'Much more than just a reference book, for it can be read and enjoyed in its own right' - Ancient Egypt 'A remarkable achievement ... will find a ready home in every Egyptophile's library' - Minerva Read more...

 
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