Edgar Cayce’s Tales of Ancient Egypt by John Van Auken

Edgar Cayce’s Tales of Ancient Egypt by John Van Auken
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Overview: John Van Auken combines the collection of Egyptian past lives found in the Cayce readings with Egyptian legends that appear in papyruses, on temple walls, and in pyramid texts for a complete picture that reveals the full story of priestesses, healers, female pharaohs, and gods among humans. This book includes more than 80 illustrations with Cayce’s insights into the pyramids, ancient flight, the Hall of Records, the Great Initiate, and the seven stages of soul growth.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Egypt From Alexander To The Copts : …

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Early Dynastic Egypt by Toby A. H. Wilkinson

Early Dynastic Egypt by Toby A. H. Wilkinson Toby A.H. Wilkinson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.6 MB
Overview: Early Dynastic Egypt spans the five centuries preceding the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza. This was the formative period of ancient Egyptian civilization, and it witnessed the creation of a distinctive culture that was to endure for 3,000 years. This book examines the background to that great achievement, the mechanisms by which it was accomplished, and the character of life in the Nile valley during the first 500 years of Pharaonic rule.
The results of over thirty years of international scholarship and excavation are presented in a single highly illustrated volume. It traces the re-discovery of Early Dynastic Egypt, explains how the dynasties established themselves in government and concludes by examining the impact of the early state on individual communities and regions.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Early Dynastic Egypt by Toby A. H. Wilkinson

Early Dynastic Egypt by Toby A. H. Wilkinson Toby A.H. Wilkinson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.6 MB
Overview: Early Dynastic Egypt spans the five centuries preceding the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza. This was the formative period of ancient Egyptian civilization, and it witnessed the creation of a distinctive culture that was to endure for 3,000 years. This book examines the background to that great achievement, the mechanisms by which it was accomplished, and the character of life in the Nile valley during the first 500 years of Pharaonic rule.
The results of over thirty years of international scholarship and excavation are presented in a single highly illustrated volume. It traces the re-discovery of Early Dynastic Egypt, explains how the dynasties established themselves in government and concludes by examining the impact of the early state on individual communities and regions.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Art Of Ancient Egypt (boxed Set): A …

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TTC – Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

TTC – Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
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Egypt from Alexander to the Copts by Roger S. Bagnall

Egypt from Alexander to the Copts: An Archaeological and Historical Guide by Roger S. Bagnall, Dominic W. Rathbone
Requirements: .PDF reader, 356 MB
Overview: After its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 bc, Egypt was ruled for the next 300 years by the Ptolemaic dynasty founded by Ptolemy I, one of Alexander’s generals. With the defeat of Cleopatra VII in 30 bc, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire, and later of the Byzantine Empire. For a millennium it was one of the wealthiest, most populous and important lands of the multicultural Mediterranean civilization under Greek and Roman rule. The thousand years from Alexander to the Arab conquest in ad 641 are rich in archaeological interest and well documented by 50,000 papyri in Greek, Egyptian, Latin, and other languages. But travelers and others interested in the remains of this period are ill-served by most guides to Egypt, which concentrate on the pharaonic buildings. This book redresses the balance, with clear and concise descriptions related to documents and historical background that enable us to appreciate the fascinating cities, temples, tombs, villages, churches, and monasteries of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique periods. Written by a dozen leading specialists and reflecting the latest discoveries and research, it provides an expert visitor’s guide to the principal cities, many off the well-worn tourist paths. It also offers a vivid picture of Egyptian society at differing economic and social levels.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Egypt from Alexander to the Copts by Roger S. Bagnall

Egypt from Alexander to the Copts: An Archaeological and Historical Guide by Roger S. Bagnall, Dominic W. Rathbone
Requirements: .PDF reader, 356 MB
Overview: After its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 bc, Egypt was ruled for the next 300 years by the Ptolemaic dynasty founded by Ptolemy I, one of Alexander’s generals. With the defeat of Cleopatra VII in 30 bc, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire, and later of the Byzantine Empire. For a millennium it was one of the wealthiest, most populous and important lands of the multicultural Mediterranean civilization under Greek and Roman rule. The thousand years from Alexander to the Arab conquest in ad 641 are rich in archaeological interest and well documented by 50,000 papyri in Greek, Egyptian, Latin, and other languages. But travelers and others interested in the remains of this period are ill-served by most guides to Egypt, which concentrate on the pharaonic buildings. This book redresses the balance, with clear and concise descriptions related to documents and historical background that enable us to appreciate the fascinating cities, temples, tombs, villages, churches, and monasteries of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique periods. Written by a dozen leading specialists and reflecting the latest discoveries and research, it provides an expert visitor’s guide to the principal cities, many off the well-worn tourist paths. It also offers a vivid picture of Egyptian society at differing economic and social levels.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Pyramids of Ancient Egypt by Christopher Forest

Pyramids of Ancient Egypt (Ancient Egyptian Civilization) by Christopher Forest
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 13.6 MB
Overview: The ancient Egyptians used pyramids as tombs for their dead pharaohs. But the pyramids were more than just resting places for their fallen rulers’ bodies. Learn about the history of the pyramids, the treasures buried there, and how the pyramids changed over the years.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon by Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon: A Royal Life by Elizabeth Donnelly Carney
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Overview: The life of Arsinoë Ii (c. 316-c.270 Bce), daughter of Ptolemy Soter, the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty, is characterized by dynastic intrigue. Her marriage to her full brother Ptolemy Ii, king of Egypt, was the first of the sibling The life of Arsinoë Ii (c. 316-c.270 Bce), daughter of the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty, is characterized by dynastic intrigue. Her marriage to her full brother Ptolemy Ii, king of Egypt, was the first of the sibling marriages that became a dynastic feature of the Ptolemies. With Ptolemy Ii, she ended her days in great wealth and power. However, prior to that point she was forced to endure two tumultuous marriages, both of which led her to flee for her life. Arsinoë was the model for the powerful role Ptolemaic women gradually acquired as co-rulers of their empire, and her image continued to play a role in dynastic solidarity for centuries to come. Although Arsinoë was the pivotal figure in the eventual evolution of regnal power for Ptolemaic women–and despite a considerable body of recent scholarship across many fields relevant to her life there has been no up-to-date biography in English of her life.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Sex Work in Colonial Egypt by Francesca Biancani

Sex Work in Colonial Egypt: Women, Modernity and the Global Economy (Library of Middle East History) by Francesca Biancani
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Overview: In the early 20th century Cairo was a vibrant and booming global metropolis. The integration of Egypt into the global market had led to rapid urban growth and increased migration. As occupational prospects for women outside the family were limited, sex work became a prominent feature of the new modern city. However, the economic and social changes in Egypt ignited national anxieties about racial degeneration, social disorder and imperial decadence. Francesca Biancani argues here that this was a period of national crisis that became inscribed on the bodies on female sex workers.
Based on a wide range of rare primary sources, including documents from court cases, reformist papers, police minutes and letters, Biancani examines the discourses around sex workers and shows how prostitution was understood in colonial Egypt. The book argues that from initially regulating and managing prostitution, local and colonial elites began to depict sex workers as a threat to the physical and moral welfare of the rising Egyptian nation. However, far from being a marginal activity, prostitution is shown to play a central role in the history of Egyptian nation-making. By exploring the interdependence of power and marginality, respectability and transgression, Biancani writes sex work and its practitioners back into the history of modern Egypt. The book is an original contribution to the global history of prostitution and a vital resource for scholars of Middle East Studies.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History > Egyptian History

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The Archaeology of Urbanism in Ancient Egypt by Nadine Moeller

The Archaeology of Urbanism in Ancient Egypt by Nadine Moeller
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Overview: In this book, Nadine Moeller challenges prevailing views on Egypt’s non-urban past and argues for Egypt as an early urban society. She traces the emergence of urban features during the Predynastic Period up to the disintegration of the powerful Middle Kingdom state (ca. 3500-1650 BC). This book offers a synthesis of the archaeological data that sheds light on the different facets of urbanism in ancient Egypt. Drawing on evidence from recent excavations as well as a vast body of archaeological data, this book explores the changing settlement patterns by contrasting periods of strong political control against those of decentralization. It also discusses households and the layout of domestic architecture, which are key elements for understanding how society functioned and evolved over time. Moeller reveals what settlement patterns can tell us about the formation of complex society and the role of the state in urban development in ancient Egypt.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Ancient Israel in Egypt and the Exodus by Margaret Warker

Ancient Israel in Egypt and the Exodus by Margaret Warker, James K. Hoffmeier , Abraham Malamat , Hershel Shanks
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Overview: The Exodus is one of the most dramatic events in the Hebrew Bible – the slavery of the Israelites in Egypt and their miraculous escape across the Red Sea. It is traditionally viewed as the single event that gave birth to the nation of Israel. What is the archaeological evidence for the Exodus, and for Israelites in Egypt?
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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