Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

by Morris L. Bierbrier

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Overview

The great pyramids of Giza, Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, and Ramesses II: the names and achievements of Ancient Egypt are legendary. Situated along the Nile River, the Ancient Egyptian civilization began around 3150 BC and lasted over three millennia until it was conquered by Rome in 31 BC. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt expands upon the information presented in the first with a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on Egyptian rulers, bureaucrats, and commoners whose records have survived, as well as ancient society, religion, and gods.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810857940
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/14/2008
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras Series , #22
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Morris L. Bierbrier was Assistant Keeper in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities, British Museum, London for 25 years before his retirement. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

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