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Egypt

  • War in Ancient Egyptby Anthony J. Spalinger

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • The Shadow of Creusaby Anders Cullhed; Michael Knight

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Anders Cullhed?s studyexplores the early Christian confrontation with pagan culture as a remote anticipation of many later clashes between religious orthodoxy and literary fictionality. After a careful survey of Saint Augustine?s long drawn-out farewell to ancient myth and poetry, Cullhed examines other Late Antique dismissals as well... more...

  • Archaeology Hotspot Egyptby Julian Heath

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    An accessible and entertaining story of Egypt?s archaeology, this book covers the hand axes of Homo erectus to the latest findings from KV5; all while considering the backdrop of Egypt's history, culture, and national heritage. more...

  • Egyptian Bioarchaeologyby Salima Ikram; Jessica Kaiser; Roxie Walker

    Sidestone Press 2015; US$ 20.99

    Although the bioarchaeology (study of biological remains in an archaeological context) of Egypt has been documented in a desultory way for many decades, it is only recently that it has become an inherent part of excavations in Egypt. This volume consists of a series of essays that explore how ancient plant, animal, and human remains should be studied,... more...

  • Euphrates Expeditionby Guest

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 300.00

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Woman Who Would be Kingby Kara Cooney

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 33.78

    Hatshepsut, the daughter of a general who took Egypt's throne without status as a king?s son and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty, was born into a privileged position of the royal household. Married to her brother, she was expected to bear the sons who would legitimize the reign of her father?s family. Her failure to produce a male heir... more...

  • Texts from the "Archive" of Socrates, the Tax Collector, and Other Contexts at Karanisby Mohamed Gaber El-Maghrabi; Cornelia Römer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    This volume contains 25 papyri, which were excavated in the village of Karanis in the north-eastern Fayum by American archaeologists (1924-1926). Half of the new texts are literary, mostly from the library of the tax collector Socrates; the others are documents that can shed new light on the activities of the tax collector or of other... more...

  • The Story of the Bodmer Papyriby James M. Robinson

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 33.00

    The United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) entrusted author James Robinson with tracking down the place where the Nag Hammadi Codices had been discovered. Priests whom the author interviewed in the region told Robinson that the codices had once been in the possession of a priest in the town of Dishna, a bit further upstream than... more...

  • The Manichaean Codices of Medinet Madiby James M. Robinson

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 43.00

    The seven Manichaean papyrus codices of the fourth or fifth century were discovered in illicit excavation in 1929 in the Egyptian desert. They were acquired in about equal halves by A. Chester Beatty for his library and by Carl Schmidt for the papyrus collection of the Staatliche Museen of Berlin. Having had access to the inventories, correspondence,... more...

  • When Egypt Ruled the Eastby George Steindorff; Keith C. Steele

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 17.50

    List of Illustrations I. How the Lost Key to Ancient Egypt Was Found Again II. The Old and Middle Kingdoms III. The Hyksos IV. The War of Liberation V. The Rise of the Golden Age VI. Western Asia in the Middle of the Second Millennium B.C. VII. The Conquests of Thutmose III VIII. The Golden Age: The Successors of Thutmose III IX. The King... more...