Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt

Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt : From Early Dynastic Times to the Death of Cleopatra

4.38 (171 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from Australia in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


This new volume in the bestselling `Chronicle' series is the first book to recount the full history of queenship in ancient Egypt, revealing the essential role played by women in the royal household. A highly readable and authoritative account, it is ideal for home, university or school reference.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 192 x 254 x 23.11mm | 980g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • 100 Illustrations, black and white; 173 Illustrations, color
  • 0500051453
  • 9780500051450
  • 272,277

Table of contents

Introduction: Royal Consorts and Female Kings; I. The First Queens: The Early Dynastic Period; II. Queens of the Pyramid Age: The Old Kingdom; III. Chaos and Rebirth: The First Intermediate Period, Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period; IV. Queens of the Empire: The New Kingdom; V. Weakened Royal Power: The Third Intermediate Period and Late Period; VI: The Last Queens of Egypt: The Macedonian Period and Ptolemaic Period.
show more

About Joyce Tyldesley

Joyce Tyldesley has written bestselling biographies of Hatshepsut and
Nefertiti, as well as the recent The Private Lives of the Pharaohs, which
accompanied a Channel 4 television series.
show more

Rating details

171 ratings
4.38 out of 5 stars
5 54% (92)
4 34% (58)
3 10% (17)
2 1% (2)
1 1% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X