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History of Egypt, 6 Volume Set (W Flinders Petrie John Pentland Mahaffy, Joseph Grafton Milne) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 9781108067430
History of Egypt, 6 Volume Set (W Flinders Petrie John Pentland Mahaffy, Joseph Grafton Milne) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 9781108067430
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Title: A History of Egypt, 6 Volume Set

Author: Petrie, W Flinders John Pentland Mahaffy, Joseph Grafton Milne

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2013

Paperback; ISBN: 9781108067430

Volumes: 6;

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Published in six volumes between 1894 and 1905, this collection served as a valuable reference work for students and scholars of Egyptology at a time when ongoing archaeological excavations were adding significantly to the understanding of one of the world's oldest civilisations. At the forefront of this research was Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853-1942), whose pioneering methods made Near Eastern archaeology a much more systematic and scientific discipline. Many of his other publications are also reissued in this series. Britain's first professor of Egyptology from 1892, Petrie was conscious of the fact that there was no textbook he could recommend to his students. The work of Weidemann was in German and out of date, so Petrie and his collaborators incorporated the latest theories and discoveries in this English-language resource. Volumes 1-3, written by Petrie, cover Egyptian history from its beginnings to the thirtieth dynasty. Volumes 3-6, by other authors, extend the coverage up to 1517 CE.Table of ContentsVolume 1: Preface1. Prehistoric Egypt2. The first three dynasties3. Fourth dynasty4. Fifth dynasty5. Sixth dynasty6. Seventh to tenth dynasties7. Eleventh dynasty8. Twelfth dynasty9. Thirteenth and fourteenth dynasties10. The Hyksos11. Notes on chronologyIndex. Volume 2: Preface1. Seventeenth dynasty2. Eighteenth dynasty3. Aahmes4. Amenhotep I5. Tahutimes I6. Tahutimes II7. Hatshepsut8. Tahutimes III9. Amenhotep II10. Tahutimes IV11. Amenhotep III12. Amenhotep IV13. Ra-Smenkh-Ka14. Tut-Ankh-Amen15. Ay16. Horemheb17. The decline of Egypt in Syria18. The geography of the Syrian campaigns19. Relationships of the XVIIth dynasty20. The mummies of Deir el BahriAdditional notesIndex. Volume 3: Preface1. The nineteenth dynasty2. The twentieth dynasty3. The twenty-first dynasty4. The twenty-second dynasty5. The twenty-third dynasty6. The Ethiopian dominion7. The Saite dominion8. The Persian dominion9. The twenty-ninth dynasty10. The thirtieth dynastyIndex. Volume 4: Preface1. Authorities2. Financial devices of Cleomenes3. Accession of Ptolemy II4. Accession of Ptolemy III5. Accession of Ptolemy IV6. Accession of Ptolemy V7. Regency of Cleopatra I8. Cleopatra II and her son Ptolemy VIII9. Apion of Cyrene10. Accession of Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIVAppendixIndex. Volume 5: Preface1. The organisation of Egypt under the Romans2. The first century of Roman rule in Egypt3. A century of prosperity4. The decay of the provincial system5. The struggle between the state and the church6. Establishment of the supremacy of the Christian church7. Union of the temporal and religious power8. The revenues of taxation of Egypt9. Religious institutions10. Life in the towns and villages of EgyptAppendicesIndex. Volume 6: Preface1. The Arab conquest2. A province of the caliphate3. Tulun and Ikkshid4. The Shia revolution5. The Fatimid caliphs6. The attack from the east7. Saladin8. Saladin's successors9. The first Mamluks10. The house of Kalaun11. The Circassian MamluksIndex.
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