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    Ramesses II (Hardback) By (author) T G H James

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    DescriptionKing Ramses II distinguished himself as a warrior, builder of magnificent monuments, and model for rulers to follow. Nothing will bring his life and times into sharper focus than this breathtaking volume, filled with oversize color photos--many rare--of the ancient temples, tombs, and statuary he had constructed. Among these awe-inspiring feats of art and engineering: the astonishing hall at Karnak in Thebes; his father's funerary temple on the west bank of the Nile at Luxor, as well as one for himself, called the Ramesseum; and the rock hewn temple of Abu Simbel. Close-ups showcase the incredible decorative detail carved onto the stonework, while maps and blueprints provide a detailed layout of all the structures. From a look at this proud king's military achievements and personal life to his image in modern times, this is an unforgettable portrait of a legendary figure in an exquisitely printed gift edition.


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    Title
    Ramesses II
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T G H James
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 264 mm
    Height: 365 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 2,708 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781586637194
    ISBN 10: 1586637193
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC subject category V2: BGA, HBLA
    DC21: 932.014092
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, BIO000000
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    Friedman/Fairfax Publishing
    Imprint name
    Friedman/Fairfax Publishing
    Publication date
    01 October 2002