Egypt of the Pharaohs: An Introduction

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Oxford University Press, 1964 - History - 461 pages
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The mysteries of Ancient Egypt, the wonderland of the Pharaohs, have always held the world in awe. Now available in new covers, this volume provides a comprehensive history of this fascinating land from its earliest days to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. Gardiner presents background on Egyptian language, the writing, the land, its neighbors, and resources, with a special section devoted to the Egyptian method of determining chronological dates. He then follows with a concise history of Egypt from the time of the Old Kingdom, through the Ramesside period, up to the last days of Egyptian independence around 323 B.C. Authoritative and meticulously researched, Egypt of the Pharaohs is an enticing introduction to the study of this ancient civilization.
  

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Contents

BOOK I
1
The Egyptian Language and Writing
19
The Land its Neighbours and Resources
27
The Foundations and Nature of Egyptian History
46
FROM THE PYRAMIDBUILDERS TO ALEXANDER
72
The Rise and Fall of the Middle Kingdom
107
From Collapse to Recovery
147
The Theban Supremacy
177
The Religious Revolution and After
212
Egypt under Foreign Rule
316
The Last Assertions of Independence
352
BACK TO THE BEGINNING
384
Manethos First Two Dynasties Epilogue
400
appendix The Kings of Egypt from Manetho the King
429
addenda
454
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The late Sir Alan Gardiner was one of the world's most distinguished Egyptologists.

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