Publisher: Wikipedia 2013
Ancient Egypt was an ancient civilization of Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. A new-found respect for antiquities and excavations in the early modern period led to the scientific investigation of Egyptian civilization and a greater appreciation of its cultural legacy.
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by Jacob Abbott - Harper & brothers
The story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and graphic fidelity in all its influences.
by Arthur E. P. B. Weigall - W. Blackwood and sons
This volume contains twelve chapters written at various times and in various places each dealing with some subject drawn from the great treasury of Ancient Egypt. Sir Arthur Weigall was an English Egyptologist, journalist and author.
Egyptology studies the history, practices, and conceptual categories of a culture that was prolific in terms of texts, art, architecture, and other forms of material culture. The peer-reviewed articles are written by the world's leading scholars.
by Catharine Roehrig (ed.) - Yale University Press
Leading Egyptologists investigate the circumstances that allowed or compelled Hatshepsut to become king; the relationship between Hatshepsut and Thutmose III during their joint reign; powerful figures in the royal court, particularly Senenmut; etc.