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Rameses III, King of Egypt : his life and afterlife

Author: Aidan Dodson
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt ; New York, NY : The American University in Cairo Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rameses IIIoften dubbed the last great pharaoh lived and ruled during the first half of the twelfth century bc, a tumultuous time that saw the almost complete overthrow of established order in the eastern Mediterranean. Among Ramesess achievements was the preservation of Egypt as a nation-state in the face of external assault. However, his reign also saw increasing dissatisfaction, which culminated in his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ramses, King of Egypt.; Ramses, King of Egypt.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Dodson
ISBN: 9789774169403 9774169409
OCLC Number: 1099689016
Description: x, 189 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Rameses the third
Responsibility: Aidan Dodson.

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Rameses IIIoften dubbed the last great pharaoh lived and ruled during the first half of the twelfth century bc, a tumultuous time that saw the almost complete overthrow of established order in the eastern Mediterranean. Among Ramesess achievements was the preservation of Egypt as a nation-state in the face of external assault. However, his reign also saw increasing dissatisfaction, which culminated in his assassination. This richly illustrated book follows the king from his birth to his resurrection, describing the key events of the reign, his major monuments, and the people and events that led to these becoming once again known to the world.

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