Outlining the major political and cultural events, A History of Ancient Egypt is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture.
-An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of historical sources
-Offers an up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt’s history from its origins to its domination by the Roman Empire
-Considers social and economic life and the rich culture of ancient Egypt
-Places Egypt’s history within its regional context, detailing interactions with Asia and Africa
-Engages students with various perspectives on a range of critical issues with the Key Debate section included in each chapter
-Makes the latest discoveries and scholarship accessible to a wide audience
A History of Ancient Egypt provides a chronological survey of Ancient Egypt from the beginning of the Egyptian state around 3000 B.C. until the time when the Roman Empire banned the writing of hieroglyphs in the late fourth century AD.
This narrative history outlines major political and cultural events, and considers both social and economic life. Written in an authoritative and accessible style, and incorporating the latest scholarship, A History of Ancient Egypt is an invaluable resource for students of ancient Egyptian history.