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Description - History of Ancient Egypt by Erik Hornung

This work offers a chronological history of the civilization of ancient Egypt from its foundation some 5000 years ago to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 BCE. It includes a look at the nature and evolution of the Egyptians' at times iconoclastic relations with their complex deities, and the burial practices associated with them; their sophisticated government and administration; the building and import of the pyramids and temples; and their frequently warlike relations with the Hittites, Libyans, Babylonians, Syrians and Nubians.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748613410
ISBN-10: 0748613412
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 15-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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