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Egypt

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  • How To Read The Egyptian Book Of The Deadby Barry Kemp

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 9.32

    The Egyptians created a world of supernatural forces so vivid, powerful and inescapable that controlling one's destiny within it was a constant preoccupation. In life, supernatural forces manifested themselves through misfortune and illness,and after death were faced for eternity in the Otherworld, along with the divine gods who controlled the universe.... more...

  • Egyptian Tales and Romances (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum?s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the trustees of the British Museum: numbering into the thousands... more...

  • Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egyptby Dee L. Clayman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 26.99

    A mother of six, immensely wealthy and ambitious, Berenice II, daughter of King Magas of Cyrene and wife of Ptolemy III Euergetes, came to embody all the key religious, political, and artist ideals of Ptolemaic Alexandria. Through she arrived there nearly friendless, with the taint of murder around her, she became one of the most accomplished and powerful... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egyptby Toby Wilkinson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    This is a story studded with extraordinary achievements and historic moments, from the building of the pyramids and the conquest of Nubia, through Akhenaten's religious revolution, the power and beauty of Nefertiti, the glory of Tutankhamun's burial chamber, and the ruthlessness of Ramesses, to Alexander the Great's invasion, and Cleopatra's fatal... more...

  • Tutankhamenby Christine El Mahdy

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    When Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered in 1922, even the most experienced archaeologists joined the international community in marveling at the incredible wealth--and seemingly bizarre rituals--of ancient Egypt. What kind of society could produce such spectacular treasures only to bury them forever? Lost in a frenzy of speculation--anthropological,... more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 21.99

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • Ancient Egypt: All That Mattersby Barry J Kemp

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    For three thousand years a dominant force, Ancient Egypt is arguably the most successful and longest lasting human civilization yet. In this pacy guide, world renowned Egyptologist Professor Barry Kemp seeks to explain why Ancient Egypt was able to thrive with such stability for such a long time. The answers may be surprising - Kemp shows that human... more...

  • Etruscologyby Alessandro Naso

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 490.00

    This volume presents a state of the art overview of the history and development of Etruscan Studies and offers a diachronic account of Etruscan history, culture, religion, art & archaeology, and social and political relations and structures as well as a systematic treatment of the topography of Etruscan civilization and sphere of influence. This is... more...

  • Ancient Egypt: All That Mattersby Barry J Kemp

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 11.36

    For three thousand years a dominant force, Ancient Egypt is arguably the most successful and longest lasting human civilization yet. In this pacy guide, world renowned Egyptologist Professor Barry Kemp seeks to explain why Ancient Egypt was able to thrive with such stability for such a long time. The answers may be surprising - Kemp shows that human... more...