A History of Ancient Egypt

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 14, 2010 - History - 336 pages
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Outlining the major political and cultural events, A History of Ancient Egypt is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture.
  • An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of historical sources
  • Offers an up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt’s history from its origins to its domination by the Roman Empire
  • Considers social and economic life and the rich culture of ancient Egypt
  • Places Egypt’s history within its regional context, detailing interactions with Asia and Africa
  • Engages students with various perspectives on a range of critical issues with the Key Debate section included in each chapter
  • Makes the latest discoveries and scholarship accessible to a wide audience
 

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Contents

The Formation of the Egyptian State ca 34002686
27
Summaries of Dynastic History Chapter 2 Late PredynasticEarly Dynastic Period ca 34002686
30
The Great Pyramid Builders ca 26862345
52
Old Kingdom ca 26862345
55
The End of the Old Kingdom and the First Intermediate
78
Late Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period ca 23452055
79
The Middle Kingdom ca 20551650
97
Middle Kingdom ca 20551650
99
The Ramessid Empire ca 12951203
213
Early 19th dynasty ca 12951203
214
The End of Empire ca 12131070
240
Late 19th and 20th dynasties ca 12131070
241
The Third Intermediate Period ca 1069715
260
21stearly 25th dynasties ca 1069715
264
Egypt in the Age of Empires ca 715332
283
Late Period
289

The Second Intermediate Period and the Hyksos
126
Second Intermediate Period ca 17001550
127
The Early 18th Dynasty
151
Early 18th dynasty ca 15501390
152
The Amarna Revolution and the Late 18th Dynasty
184
Late 18th dynasty ca 13901295
186
Greek and Roman Egypt 332 BCAD 395
316
GrecoRoman Period
318
Epilogue
344
Glossary
358
Index
387
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About the author (2010)

Marc Van De Mieroop is Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author and editor of numerous publications on the Ancient Near East and ancient Egypt, including A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000 - 323 B.C., 2nd edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007), The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) and King Hammurabi of Babylon (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005).

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