Thutmose III: The Military Biography of Egypt's Greatest Warrior King

Thutmose III: The Military Biography of Egypt's Greatest Warrior King


By (author) Richard A. Gabriel

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  • Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 147mm x 231mm x 25mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 31 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Dulles
  • ISBN 10: 1597973734
  • ISBN 13: 9781597973731
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 32 b+w illustrations, 3 maps
  • Sales rank: 269,924

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In the course of his 32-year reign over ancient Egypt, Thutmose III fought an impressive seventeen military campaigns. He fought more battles over a longer period of time and experienced more victories than either Alexander the Great or Julius Caesar. Yes, despite his illustrious record, his name does not command the same recognition as other military leaders. This new biography brings to life the character and ability of ancient Egypt's warrior king. Considered the father of the Egyptian navy, he created the ancient world's first combat navy and built an enormous shipyard near Memphis. He reformed the army, creating a professional officer corps and equipping it with modern weapons.

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* Top author: is a professor in the Department of History and War Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada, in Toronto. He has recently created a new TV series for the History Channel on the world's greatest battles.