A History of Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

A History of Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

by Nicolas Grimal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631193960

ISBN-13: 9780631193968

Pub. Date: 01/03/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This is an account of the rise and fall of the civilization in the Nile Valley, covering the first human settlement (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 333 BC.
  • This is the first history of ancient Egypt for 25 years
  • Brings together the very latest textual and archaeological evidence
  • The index, bibliography and appendices

Overview

This is an account of the rise and fall of the civilization in the Nile Valley, covering the first human settlement (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 333 BC.

  • This is the first history of ancient Egypt for 25 years
  • Brings together the very latest textual and archaeological evidence
  • The index, bibliography and appendices make this an invaluable reference tool
  • New guide to further reading in English especially commissioned for the paperback edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631193968
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/03/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
1,048,659
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Introduction.

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. Persians and Greeks.

Conclusion.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Guide to Further Reading by Kent R. Weekes.

Index.

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