By Alan B. Lloyd
This better half offers the very most modern money owed of the foremost and present features of Egyptology by way of best students. it really is added in a hugely readable variety and largely illustrated; released in volumes, it deals unheard of breadth and intensity of assurance, giving complete scope to the dialogue of this marvelous civilization.
Provides the very most up-to-date and, the place suitable, well-illustrated bills of the key facets of Egypt’s old heritage and culture.
Covers a huge scope of themes together with actual context,
history, fiscal and social mechanisms, language, literature, and the visible arts.
Delivered in a hugely readable type with scholars and students of either Egyptology and Graeco-Roman reviews in mind.
Provides a chronological desk in the beginning of every quantity to aid readers orient chapters in the wider historic context.
[Both volumes are integrated during this unmarried e-book, ebook hide should still say I&II]
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Extra resources for A Companion to Ancient Egypt, Volumes 1-2 (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World, Volume 52)
The main imperial concerns were to ensure that no-one was able to repeat Mark Antony’s use of the country as a power base and to guarantee the effective economic exploitation of the country which was required to provide Rome with a third of its corn supplies and also to guarantee access to elite goods derived from the flourishing trade down the Red Sea with India and Ceylon, the riches of the incense and spice coming through the Nabataeans of Arabia, the exploitation of high-quality stone resources available from the Eastern Desert (Mons Porphyrites, Mons Claudianus), and the profitable trade route running through the oases of the Western Desert.
This building pattern formed archaeological tell sites with complex stratigraphies, as well as organic structures (Kemp 1972: 657–80), which occur throughout the ancient Near East. The whole town could be abandoned altogether in one phase while major rebuilding activity could occur in a following period. The reconstructed urban and demographic patterns are infinite. Actual physical changes to ancient landscapes are an additional factor to consider. Each year the Nile’s floodwaters left silt deposits (Butzer 1976: 23), which caused the landscape surrounding archaeological sites to rise.
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A Companion to Ancient Egypt, Volumes 1-2 (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World, Volume 52) by Alan B. Lloyd