The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

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by Ian Shaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198150342

ISBN-13: 9780198150343

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt is the only history to provide detailed historical coverage of Egypt from the early Stone Age to its incorporation into the Roman Empire. The essays and beautiful illustrations portray the emergence and development of the distinctive civilization of the ancient Egyptians covering the period from 700,000 B.C. to A.D. 311. The…  See more details below

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The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt is the only history to provide detailed historical coverage of Egypt from the early Stone Age to its incorporation into the Roman Empire. The essays and beautiful illustrations portray the emergence and development of the distinctive civilization of the ancient Egyptians covering the period from 700,000 B.C. to A.D. 311. The authors outline the principal sequence of political events, including detailed examinations of the three so-called Intermediate Periods previously regarded as 'dark ages'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198150343
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Illustrated Histories Series
Pages:
554
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Colour Plates
List of Maps and Plans
List of Contributors
1Introduction: Chronologies and Cultural Change in Egypt1
2Prehistory: From the Palaeolithic to the Badarian Culture (c.700,000-4000 B.C.)17
3The Naqada Period (c.4000-3200 B.C.)44
4The Emergence of the Egyptian State (c.3200-2686 B.C.)61
5The Old Kingdom (c.2686-2125 B.C.)89
6The First Intermediate Period (c.2160-2055 B.C.)118
7The Middle Kingdom Renaissance (c.2055-1650 B.C.)148
8The Second Intermediate Period (c.1650-1550 B.C.)184
9The 18th Dynasty before the Amarna Period (c.1550-1352 B.C.)218
10The Amarna Period and the Later New Kingdom (c.1352-1069 B.C.)272
11Egypt and the Outside World314
12The Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 B.C.)330
13The Late Period (664-332 B.C.)369
14The Ptolemaic Period (332-30 B.C.)395
15The Roman Period (30 B.C.-A.D. 395)422
Epilogue446
Further Reading447
Glossary473
Chronology479
Illustration Sources485
Index489

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This book is the best. IT TELLS YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ANCIENT EGYPT. It will rock you from the first dynastie to today.