The Oxford history of ancient Egypt

edited by Ian Shaw

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt uniquely covers 700,000 years of ancient Egypt from the stone age to the Roman conquest. The story of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans makes for fascinating reading, with subjects ranging from the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature in the ancient world. An international team of experts in the field address the issues surrounding this distinctive culture, vividly relating the rise and fall of ruling dynasties, exploring colourful personalities, and uncovering surprising facts, such as the revelation that Scotland Yard possesses a print taken from the hand of a mummy. A well-rounded picture of an intriguing civilization emerges.

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  • List of Maps
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Prehistory: Palaeolithic and Neolithic
  • Predynastic Period
  • Late Predynastic and Early Dynastic
  • The Rise of Eqyptian Civilization
  • The Old Kingdom
  • The First Intermediate Period
  • The Middle Kingdom
  • The Second Intermediate Period
  • The New Kingdom: Pre-Amarna
  • The New Kingdom: Amarna and Post-Amarna
  • Egypt and the Outside World
  • The Third Intermediate Period
  • The Late Period
  • The Ptolemaic Period
  • The Roman Period
  • Further Reading
  • Chronological Tables
  • Acknowledgement of Sources
  • Index

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書名 The Oxford history of ancient Egypt
著作者等 Shaw, Ian
書名別名 History of ancient Egypt
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 2003, c2000
版表示 New ed
ページ数 xiv, 525 p., [8] p. of plates
大きさ 20 cm
ISBN 9780192804587
NCID BA64831365
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス