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The Pharaoh S Court

Author : Kathryn Hinds
ISBN : 0761421831
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Describes the daily life of the upper classes during the New Kingdom period of ancient Egypt, from about 1550 BCE to about 1070 BCE, including the structure of society, the differing roles of men and women, and what it was like to be a child in that era"--Provided by publisher.

The Pharaoh

Author : Garry J. Shaw
ISBN : 0500051747
Genre : History
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"How did someone become pharaoh? -- What did a pharaoh do each day? -- Did the pharaoh personally lead his army into battle? -- How influential was the Great Royal Wife? -- How was a pharaoh embalmed and buried? -- Who was the last pharaoh (and it wasn't Cleopatra)?"--jkt.

Egypt In The Age Of The Pyramids

Author : Guillemette Andreu
ISBN : 0801483131
Genre : History
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The Golden Age of Ancient Egypt comes alive as Guillemette Andreu recreates the details of daily life. Construction sites teem with workers building the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. Administrators bustle to and fro, handling their assignments from the pharaoh's court. Scribes train themselves to draft a variety of letters.Andreu describes the Egyptians as they spend a day in the marshes with family and friends. They glide on light skiffs through the papyrus plants, stopping occasionally to marvel at the marsh creatures: frogs, butterflies, kingfishers, ibises, herons, lapwings, weasels, and mongooses. Because the marshes also shelter crocodiles and hippopotami, the day is not without its perils. In her vivid representation of Egyptian life, Andreu makes use of letters from family archives, full of household instructions from travelers and nostalgic greetings from grown children living away from their parents.The principal source of evidence for Egyptian life-styles between 2650 and 1750 B.C. are the scenes carved or painted on the walls of tombs. Short hieroglyphic inscriptions accompany these images, recording what might have been said by the men and women pictured. Andreu's book is amply illustrated and supplemented by a bibliography. It will delight tourists planning to visit Egypt, museum goers, as well as students.

Ra The Mighty

Author : A. B. Greenfield
ISBN : 0823440273
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh's pampered cat Ra and his scarab-beetle sidekick question the royal palace's animal inhabitants, solve a crime, and exonerate a servant girl falsely accused of theft.

Lives Of The Ancient Egyptians Pharaohs Queens Courtiers And Commoners

Author : Toby Wilkinson
ISBN : 9780500771631
Genre : History
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100 biographies reveal the true character and diversity of the ancient world's greatest civilization The biographies included here give voice not only to ancient Egypt's rulers but also to the people who built the great monuments, staffed government offices, farmed, served in the temples, and fought to defend the country's borders. Spanning thousands of years of ancient Egyptian history, the book offers a fresh perspective on an always fascinating civilization through the lives of: The god-kings, from great rulers like Khufu and Ramesses II to less famous monarchs such as Amenemhat I and Osorkon Egypt's queens: the powerful Tiye, the beautiful Nefertiti, Tutankhamun's tragic child-bride Ankhesenamun, and the infamous Cleopatra The officials who served the pharaoh: the architect Imhotep who designed the first pyramid, the court dwarf Perniankhu, and the royal sculptor Bak Ordinary women who are often overlooked in official accounts: Hemira, a humble priestess from a provincial Delta town, and Naunakht, whose will reveals the trials and tribulations of family life Commoners and foreigners such as the irascible farmer Hekanakht, the serial criminal Paneb, and Urhiya, the mercenary who rose to the rank of general in the Egyptian army. Lives of the Ancient Egyptians offers remarkable insights into the history and culture of the Nile Valley and very personal glimpses of a vanished world. Note: The ebook edition includes the complete text of the printed book without illustrations

War Trade With The Pharaohs

Author : Garry J Shaw
ISBN : 9781473885844
Genre : History
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The ancient Egyptians presented themselves as superior to all other people in the world; on temple walls, the pharaoh is shown smiting foreign enemies – people from Nubia, Libya and the Levant – or crushing them beneath his chariot. Officially, foreigners represented disorder and chaos – the opposite of Egypt’s perfect land of justice and order. But despite such imagery, from the beginning of their history, the Egyptians also enjoyed friendly relations with neighboring cultures; both Egyptians and foreigners crossed the deserts and seas exchanging goods gathered from across the known world. They shared knowledge and technology, and sometimes settled abroad, marrying and acculturating. Through such interactions, the Egyptians influenced other cultures, and at the same time were themselves shaped by foreign contacts and external events. War & Trade with the Pharaohs explores Egypt’s connections with the wider world over the course of 3,000 years, introducing readers to ancient diplomacy, travel, trade, warfare, domination, and immigration – both Egyptians living abroad and foreigners living in Egypt. It covers military campaigns and trade in periods of strength – including such important events as the Battle of Qadesh under Ramesses II and Hatshepsut’s trading mission to the mysterious land of Punt – and Egypt’s foreign relations during times of political weakness, when foreign dynasties ruled parts of the country. From early interactions with traders on desolate desert tracks, to sunken Mediterranean trading vessels, the Nubian Kingdom of Kerma, Nile fortresses, the Sea Peoples, and Persian satraps, there is always a rich story to tell behind Egypt’s foreign relations.

The Pharaoh S Secret

Author : Clive Cussler
ISBN : 9780735215252
Genre : Fiction
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"When most of the NUMA crew is exposed to a dangerous substance called the Black Mist, they fall into a deathlike sleep. With their own men and women on the line, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala must race to find a cure buried in ancient Egyptian lore. Desperate to save their friends, they'll place their trust in a mysterious new ally, a doctor who knows more than she lets on. But this may not be their only sacrifice, as Kurt and Joe learn that the Black Mist is only part of the terror in store for those who would oppose Osiris. After all, it's called the City of the Dead for a reason."--Page [4] cover.

Ancient Egypt

Author : George Hart
ISBN : 0783547633
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes life in ancient Egypt, and looks at mummies, the pyramids, temples, family life, clothing, education, festivals, trade, and warfare

The Pharaoh And The Priest

Author : Bolesław Prus
ISBN : UOM:39015032399084
Genre : Egypt
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All About The Pharaohs

Author : Elizabeth Ann Payne
ISBN : NWU:35556009295346
Genre : Egypt
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