The Egyptians

The Egyptians

Paperback Peoples of the Ancient World (Paperback)

By (author) Robert Morkot

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 212mm x 14mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415271045
  • ISBN 13: 9780415271042
  • Illustrations note: 11 black & white illustrations, 13 black & white line drawings
  • Sales rank: 374,313

Product description

A widely published author on the subject, Robert Morkot presents a clear introduction to the origins, history and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization. This excellent addition to the popular family of books on ancient peoples offers a broad coverage of Egyptian life. Morkot also addresses a number of important questions dealing with race and colour, Egypt's relationship with Africa and Egypt's legacy. The Egyptians includes chapters on: dynasties and empires society daily life religion art and architecture languages and literature. This engaging and accessible book provides students with the ideal introduction to this fascinating civilization.

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University of Exeter, UK

Table of contents

1. Defining Ancient Egypt 2. The Egyptian World 3. Esoteric Knowledge and Oriental Mystery: The Lure of Egypt 4. Constructing the Egyptian Past 5. Origins and First Flowering 6. Imperial Egypt: The Middle and New Kingdoms (c. 2055-1069 BC) 7. Continuity with Metamorphosis: Egypt 1100 BC to AD 641 8. Rulers and Ruled 9. Town and Country in Ancient Egypt 10. [The] Culture of Ancient Egypt. Further Reading