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Egypt

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  • Cleopatraby Stacy Schiff

    Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 14.99

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Though her life spanned... more...

  • The Last Pharaohsby J. G. Manning

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    The history of Ptolemaic Egypt has usually been doubly isolated--separated both from the history of other Hellenistic states and from the history of ancient Egypt. The Last Pharaohs , the first detailed history of Ptolemaic Egypt as a state, departs radically from previous studies by putting the Ptolemaic state firmly in the context of both Hellenistic... more...

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptiansby E. A. Wallis Budge

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Alexandriaby Theodore Vrettos

    Free Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    Alexandria was the greatest cultural capital of the ancient world. Accomplished classicist and author Theodore Vrettos now tells its story for the first time in a single volume. His enchanting blend of literary and scholarly qualities makes stories that played out among architectural wonders of the ancient world come alive. His fascinating central... more...

  • The Nephilim and Pyramid of Apocalypseby Patrick Heron

    Kensington Publishing Corp. 2007; US$ 11.90

    They appear in the first pages of the Bible, sons of God who coupled with mere mortals before and after the Flood. They are the fallen angels and their children--the Nephilim--who are also the true builders of the pyramids and other great monuments of ancient history. The Truth Behind Myth. In The Nephilim and the Pyramid of the Apocalypse, author... more...

  • Tausretby Richard H. Wilkinson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99

    One of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its thousands of years of history, Tausret was the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c. 1200 BCE), the last ruling descendent of Ramesses the Great, and one of only two female monarchs buried in Egypt's renowned Valley of the Kings. Though mentioned even in Homer as the pharaoh of... more...

  • Paleopathology of the Ancient Egyptiansby Lisa Sabbahy

    The American University in Cairo Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    This annotated bibliography presents and describes over 800 books, dissertations, excavation reports, and articles relevant to the paleopathology of the ancient Egyptians from the fields of Egyptology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and medicine, making it possible for scholars in these different fields to keep current with the latest finds and... more...

  • The Shadow Kingby Jo Marchant

    Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Unraveling the mysteries of Tutankhamun?s mummy?a story of history, archaeology, crime, business, politics, and science more...

  • The Egypt Codeby Robert Bauval

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 22.95

    Why did the ancients align their monuments so precisely with the stars? What were the practical and symbolic reasons behind these mysterious configurations? From the author of The Orion Mystery , the best-selling book that introduced the revolutionary star-correlation theory about the Giza pyramids, The Egypt Code reveals an amazing Grand Unified... more...

  • The Oasis Papers 6by Colin A. Hope; Roger S. Bagnall; Paola Davoli

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 90.00

    The Dakhleh Oasis Project is a long-term holistic investigation of the evolution of human populations in the changing environmental conditions of this isolated region in the Western Desert of Egypt. The Project began in 1978 and has combined survey and excavation to collect an extensive range of geological, environmental and archaeological data which... more...