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The Egyptians: An Introduction

The Egyptians: An Introduction

by Robert Morkot
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415271045

ISBN-13: 9780415271042

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A widely published author on the subject, Robert Morkot presents a clear introduction to the origins, history and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization.

This excellent addition to the popular family of books on ancient peoples offers a broad coverage of Egyptian life. Morkot also addresses a number of important questions dealing with race and colour, Egypt's

Overview

A widely published author on the subject, Robert Morkot presents a clear introduction to the origins, history and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization.

This excellent addition to the popular family of books on ancient peoples offers a broad coverage of Egyptian life. Morkot also addresses a number of important questions dealing with race and colour, Egypt's relationship with Africa and Egypt's legacy.

The Egyptians includes chapters on:

  • dynasties and empires
  • society
  • daily life
  • religion
  • art and architecture
  • languages and literature.

This engaging and accessible book provides students with the ideal introduction to this fascinating civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415271042
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Peoples of the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Defining Ancient Egypt 2. The Egyptian World 3. Esoteric Knowledge and Oriental Mystery: The Lure of Egypt 4. Constructing the Egyptian Past 5. Origins and First Flowering 6. Imperial Egypt: The Middle and New Kingdoms (c. 2055–1069 BC) 7. Continuity with Metamorphosis: Egypt 1100 BC to AD 641 8. Rulers and Ruled 9. Town and Country in Ancient Egypt 10. [The] Culture of Ancient Egypt. Further Reading

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