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A history of ancient Egypt

Author: Nicolas-Christophe Grimal
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reign-by-reign history of ancient Egypt traces the rise and fall of civilization in the Nile Valley from the first human settlement to the conquest of Alexander the Great.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas-Christophe Grimal
ISBN: 0631174729 9780631174721 0631193960 9780631193968
OCLC Number: 25410477
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translation of: Histoire de l'Égypte ancienne.
Description: ix, 512 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The formative period --
1. From prehistory to history --
2. Religion and history--
3. The Thinite period--
Part II: The classical age--
4. The Old Kingdom--
5. Funerary ideas--
6. The struggle for power--
7. The Middle Kingdom--
8. The invasion--
Part III: The empire--
9. The Tuthmosids--
10. Akhenaten--
11. The Ramessid period--
12. The domain of Amun--
Part IV: The final phase--
13. The third intermediate period --
14. Nubians and Saites--
15. Persian and Greeks --
Concusion --
Appendix: Chronology of dynasties.
Other Titles: Histoire de l'Égypte ancienne.
Responsibility: Nicolas Grimal ; translated by Ian Shaw.

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Covers the history of Ancient Egypt from the first settlements in the Nile Valley (c120,000 BC) to the advent of Alexander the Great (c331 BC). The book blends archaeological and textual evidence to  Read more...

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