The Cat of Bubastes

The Cat of Bubastes : A Tale of Ancient Egypt

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Chebron, the young son of an Egyptian high priest, and Amuba, a young slave in the boy's household, are close friends; but thier lives are greatly altered when Chebron accidentally kills a cat, an animal held sacrad by ancient Egyptians. Forced to flee for thier saftey, the boys and thier companions begin a long an dangerous journey. A thrilling adventure story, this is also a tale packed with historical facts. Amon other fascinating details, young readers will learn about the Egyptian religion and geography, how the Nile was used for irrigatino, and how the Egyptians made war and were prepared for burial. A captivating book that accurately describes life in a once magnificent civilization, this volume will especially appeal to youngsters facinated by the life and customs of ancient Egypt. Unabridged replication of the edition originally published by Blackie & Son, London, 1888.

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129.54 x 205.74 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • 0486423638
  • 9780486423630
  • 59,382

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