The Egyptians

The Egyptians

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 154 x 212 x 14mm | 340.2g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 11 black & white illustrations, 13 black & white line drawings
  • 0415271045
  • 9780415271042
  • 226,221

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 Readingshow more

About Robert Morkot

University of Exeter, UKshow more