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Egypt

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  • The Red Landby Steven E. Sidebotham; Martin Hense; Hendrikje M. Nouwens

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 12.99

    For thousands of years Egypt has crowded the Nile Valley and Delta. The Eastern Desert, however, has also played a crucial?though until now little understood?role in Egyptian history. Ancient inhabitants of the Nile Valley feared the desert, which they referred to as the Red Land, and were reluctant to venture there, yet they exploited the extensive... more...

  • The wars in Syria and Palestine of Thutmose IIIby D.B. Redford

    BRILL 2003; US$ 156.00

    In order to subject the Asiatic campaigning of the 15th-century BC Egyptian Pharaoh to new investigation, Redford (classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, Pennsylvania State U.) has assembled, collated, and translated sources and commented on the texts and contents. The wars are the best documented in Egypt's history because Thutmose recorded h more...

  • Popular Stories of Ancient Egyptby Gaston Maspero

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This anthology of ancient Egyptian tales, features stories which are considered to be the oldest in the world. The tales shed light on the origins of literature in general and folklore in particular, and illuminate the intersection of oral and literary traditions. more...

  • War in Ancient Egyptby Anthony J. Spalinger

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 36.95

    This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc–1100 bc. Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an “Empire of Asia”. Written by a respected Egyptologist. Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots... more...

  • Synchronized Chronologyby Roger Henry

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 31.95

    A revolutionary perspective on the Egyptian dynasties allows for correlation with Biblical chronology and classical history - clearing up nagging discrepancies between the findings of archaeology and the assertions of history. more...

  • Egypt, the Trunk of the Treeby Simson Najovits

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Award-winning writer Najovits shares the joy and fascination of decoding the hints and signals emanating from ancient Egypt that still illuminate civilization today. Volume II discusses Egypt's place in the history of religions and its possible influence more...

  • Voyages of the Pyramid Buildersby Robert M. Schoch

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 16.95

    Is it a mere coincidence that pyramids are found throughout our globe? Did cultures ranging across vast spaces in geography and time, such as the ancient Egyptians; early Bud-dhists; the Maya, Inca, Toltec, and Aztec civilizations of the Americas; the Celts of the British Isles; and even the Mississippi Indians of pre-Columbus Illinois, simply dream... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Alexandriaby Justin Pollard; Howard Reid

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 16.00

    A short history of nearly everything classical. The foundations of the modern world were laid in Alexandria of Egypt at the turn of the first millennium. In this compulsively readable narrative, Justin Pollard and Howard Reid bring one of history's most fascinating and prolific cities to life, creating a treasure trove of our intellectual and cultural... more...

  • The Genesis of Israel and Egyptby Emmet Sweeney

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 34.95

    The Ages in Alignment series seeks to resolve contradictions in accepted theories of history, and concludes that all the ancient civilizations arose simultaneously around 1100 BC. This, Volume 1, examines the archaeological evidence for the Flood and the rise of the first literate cultures in the wake of the catastrophe and traces the story of the... more...

  • Ägypten lesbar machen - die klassische Konservierung/Restaurierung von Papyri und neuere Verfahrenby Myriam Krutzsch; Jörg Graf

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    This volume contains the contributions to the 1st International Workshop on the Restoration of Papyri, which was held in Leipzig in September 2006. It provides insights into everyday practices of restoration, exceptional works of restoration, the problems posed by the materials as well as those involved in removing them, and the dissolving of the cartonage... more...