History of Egypt : From the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest

History of Egypt : From the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest

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by James Henry Breasted

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ISBN-10: 1931313601

ISBN-13: 9781931313605

Pub. Date: 12/28/1937

Publisher: Simon Publications, LLC

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Table of Contents

Book 1Introduction
Chapter I.The Land3
Chapter II.Preliminary Survey, Chronology and Documentary Sources13
Chapter III.Earliest Egypt25
Book 2The Old Kingdom
Chapter IV.Early Religion53
Chapter V.The Old Kingdom: Government and Society, Industry and Art74
Chapter VI.The Pyramid Builders111
Chapter VII.The Sixth Dynasty: The Decline of the Old Kingdom131
Book 3The Middle Kingdom: The Feudal Age
Chapter VIII.The Decline of the North and the Rise of Thebes147
Chapter IX.The Middle Kingdom, the Feudal Age: State, Society and Religion157
Chapter X.The Twelfth Dynasty177
Book 4The Hyksos: the Rise of the Empire
Chapter XI.The Fall of the Middle Kingdom: The Hyksos211
Chapter XII.The Expulsion of the Hyksos and the Triumph of Theres223
Book 5The Empire: First Period
Chapter XIII.The New State: Society and Religion233
Chapter XIV.The Consolidation of the Kingdom: The Rise of the Empire253
Chapter XV.The Feud of the Thutmosids and the Reign of Hatshepsut266
Chapter XVI.The Consolidation of the Empire: Thutmose III284
Chapter XVII.The Empire322
Chapter XVIII.The Religious Revolution of Ikhnaton355
Chapter XIX.The Fall of Ikhnaton and the Dissolution of the Empire379
Book 6The Empire: Second Period
Chapter XX.The Triumph of Amon and the Reorganization of the Empire399
Chapter XXI.The Wars of Ramses II423
Chapter XXII.The Empire of Ramses II442
Chapter XXIII.The Final Decline of the Empire: Merneptah and Ramses III464
Book 7The Decadence
Chapter XXIV.The Fall of the Empire505
Chapter XXV.Priests and Mercenaries: The Supremacy of the Libyans522
Chapter XXVI.The Ethiopian Supremacy and the Triumph of Assyria537
Book 8The Restoration and the end
Chapter XXVII.The Restoration565
Chapter XXVIII.The Final Struggles: Babylon and Persia582
Chronological Table of Kings597

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A history of Egypt, from the earliest times to the Persian conquest 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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I wish these old books were better scanned. They say they wwnt to preserve them, but they are useless. Thatvis not preservation.