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    DescriptionFrom its humble origins as a cluster of rival chiefdoms along the banks of the Nile, ancient Egypt rose to become one of the most advanced civilizations of its time. This atlas traces its turbulent history and remarkable cultural development, from the founding of Memphis around 5000 BC, through the territorial expansion and flourishing trade of the 'age of empire', to Greek domination and ultimate collapse. Political rivalries are charted through the successive dynasties, from the strife of the intermediate periods to the golden ages of prosperity and artistic glory under Akhenaten, Tutankhamun and Ramesses II. The latest archaeological evidence is used to cast new light on the vast architectural legacy of the world's first great nation state. The authoritative narrative, illustrated with over sixty full colour maps and over seventy plates, makes this an indispensable handbook for history students and enthusiasts alike.

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt
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    By (author) Bill Manley
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 179 mm
    Height: 247 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 400 g
    ISBN 13: 9780140513318
    ISBN 10: 0140513310

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    Illustrations note
    70 colour maps and 70 illus
    Penguin Books Ltd
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    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 January 1997
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    Bill Manley teaches Egyptology at the University of Glasgow.
    Table of contents
    Part 1 Origins of ancient Egypt: prehistoric Egypt; the emergence of Egypt; the old kingdom administration; old kingdom Egypt and Nubia; the great pyramid age; the first intermediate period; the Egyptian language and writing. Part 2 The middle kingdom: the wars of reunification; the administrative state; the faiyum and delta; middle kingdom Egypt and the near east; middle kingdom Egypt and Nubia; the second intermediate period; Thebes, Kush and the Hyksos kings; Egyptian literature. Part 3 The new kingdon: the wars of Ahmose; Wawat and Kush; Egypt, Syria and Palestine I; Egypt, Syria and Palestine II; Punt and Gods land; power and the royal palace I; power and the royal palace II; the Amarna letters; Egyptian art. Part 4 The late new kingdom: the road to Kadesh; urbanization; Libyan invasions and the sea peoples; the decline of the royal authority; Tanis, Thebes and Libya; the Palestinian campaign of Shoshenk I; division of the kingdom; king from the Kush; the valley of the kings. Part 5 The late period: the sack of Thebes; the saite monarchy; Saite Egypt and the near east; the Nubian legacy of the 25th dynasty; Persian and Egyptian independence; after Alexander; women in Egypt;