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Egypt's Sun King : Amenhotep III

Author: Joann Fletcher; George Hart
Publisher: London : Duncan Baird publishers. C 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This attractive, richly illustrated little book relates the life of Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt in the 14th century B.C.E. He was a remarkable figure, and during his reign, Egypt was the world superpower, enjoying unparalleled economic growth and peace, both at home and with its neighbors. Amenhotep was a brilliant politician, best known today as the builder of the magnificent temple of Luxor and the royal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Amenhotep, King of Egypt.; Amenhotep, King of Egypt.; Aménophis, pharaon)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joann Fletcher; George Hart
ISBN: 1900131099 9781900131094
OCLC Number: 1097555228
Description: 1 v. (176 p.) : illustrations en coul., cartes, plans ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Joann Fletcher foreword by George Hart.

Abstract:

"This attractive, richly illustrated little book relates the life of Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt in the 14th century B.C.E. He was a remarkable figure, and during his reign, Egypt was the world superpower, enjoying unparalleled economic growth and peace, both at home and with its neighbors. Amenhotep was a brilliant politician, best known today as the builder of the magnificent temple of Luxor and the royal palace of Malkata. Yet Fletcher, he more intimate details of Amenhotep's life. She has organised the book in short chapters, each corresponding to roughly one year of Amenhotep's life, allowing Fletcher to present a plethora of extraordinary documents, paintings and sculptures that shed light on specific problems or events of Amenhotep's reign."

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