Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt

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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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