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The A to Z of Ancient Egypt
     

The A to Z of Ancient Egypt

by Morris L. Bierbrier
 
The great pyramids of Giza, Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, and Ramesses II: the names and achievements of Ancient Egypt are legendary. Situated along the Nile River, the Ancient Egyptian civilization began around 3150 BC and lasted over three millennia until it was conquered by Rome in 31 BC. The A to Z of Ancient Egypt presents a chronology, an

Overview

The great pyramids of Giza, Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, and Ramesses II: the names and achievements of Ancient Egypt are legendary. Situated along the Nile River, the Ancient Egyptian civilization began around 3150 BC and lasted over three millennia until it was conquered by Rome in 31 BC. The A to Z of Ancient Egypt presents a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on Egyptian rulers, bureaucrats, and commoners whose records have survived, as well as ancient society, religion, and gods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810875722
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/23/2010
Series:
A to Z Guide Series , #145
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 8.65(h) x 1.16(d)

Meet the Author

Morris L. Bierbrier was Assistant Keeper in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities, British Museum, London for 25 years before his retirement. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

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