Dynasties of the World: A Chronological and Genealogical Handbook

Dynasties of the World: A Chronological and Genealogical Handbook

by John E. Morby

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Overview

Who was the first Roman emperor? What country had Andriantsimitoviaminandriana as its king? Who succeeded Harald Bluetooth? From Horus Aha, first king of Egypt, to Abd Allah II, present king of Jordan, this compact and useful reference book charts five millennia of kings, queens, emperors, empresses, regencies, joint reigns, abdications, depositions, interregna, foreign rule, mandates, protectorates, and dynastic unions.

Chronological tables show the names and dates of rulers and their family relationships, while supplementary notes cover problems of chronology, calendars and dating systems, margins of error for uncertain dates, and names and titles. Bibliographies document the research and guide the reader to additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198604730
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John E. Morby, Professor of History, California State University, Hayward

John E. Morby (1939-2010) was Emeritus Professor of History at California State University, Hayward, where he taught from 1969.

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