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Title: A Companion to Ancient Egypt: Two Volume Set
Author: Lloyd, Alan B. (ed)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2010
Paperback; ISBN: 9781118785140
Volumes: 2; Pages: 1352
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This companion provides the very latest accounts of the major and current aspects of Egyptology by leading scholars. It is delivered in a highly readable style and extensively illustrated; published in two volumes, it offers unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, giving full scope to the discussion of this incredible civilization.* Provides the very latest and, where relevant, well-illustrated accounts of the major aspects of Egypt?s ancient history and culture* Covers a broad scope of topics including physical context, history, economic and social mechanisms, language, literature, and the visual arts* Delivered in a highly readable style with students and scholars of both Egyptology and Graeco-Roman studies in mind* Provides a chronological table at the start of each volume to help readers orient chapters within the wider historical contextContentsList of Figures.List of Contributors.Preface.Acknowledgements.Ancient Authors: Abbreviations and Glossary.Reference Works: Abbreviations.Chronology.Maps.VOLUME I.PART I THE LAND OF EGYPT.1 The Physical Context of Ancient Egypt (Sarah Parcak).PART II HISTORICAL NARRATIVES.2 Prehistory (E Christiana Koehler).3 The Early Dynastic Period (Toby Wilkinson).4 The Old Kingdom (Michel Baud).5 The First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom (Harco Willems).6 The Second Intermediate Period and New Kingdom (Ludwig D Morenz and Lutz Popko).7 Libyans and Nubians (Christopher Naunton).8 Saites and Persians (Olivier Perdu).9 The Ptolemaic Period (Katelijn Vandorpe).10 The Roman Period (Livia Capponi).PART III STATE AND ECONOMIC STRUCTURES.11 The Pharaoh and Pharaonic Office (Ellen F Morris).12 Administration and Law: Pharaonic Egypt (Ben Haring).13 Administration and Law: Graeco-Roman Period (Jane Rowlandson).14 Priest and Temples Pharaonic (Neal Spencer).15 Egyptian Temples and Priests: Graeco-Roman Period (Willy Clarysse).16 The Economy: Pharaonic Egypt (Christopher Eyre).17 The Economy: Graeco-Roman Period (Dennis Kehoe).18 Settlements?Distribution, Structure, Architecture: Pharaonic (Gregory D Mumford).19 Settlements?Distribution, Structure, Architecture: Graeco-Roman (Paola Davoli).20 Transport (Robert B Partridge).21 Science and Technology: Pharaonic (Corinna Rossi).22 Science and Technology: Alexandrian (Tracey E Rihll).23 Military Institutions and Warfare: Pharaonic (Anthony J Spalinger).24 Military Institutions and Warfare: Graeco-Roman Period (Nigel Pollard).PART IV THE SOCIAL ORDER.25 Social Structure and Daily Life: Pharaonic (Elizabeth Frood).26 Social Structure and Daily Life: Graeco-Roman (Eugene Cruz-Uribe).27 Religion in Society: Pharaonic (Kasia Szpakowska).28 Religion in Society: Graeco-Roman (David Frankfurter).VOLUME II.PART V LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE.29 Language, Scripts and Literacy (James P Allen).30 Middle Kingdom Literature (Roland Enmarch).31 New Kingdom (Gerald Moers).32 Late Period Literature (Kim Ryholt).33 Coptic Literature (Leo Depuydt).34 Greek Literature in Egypt (Andrew Morrison).PART VI THE VISUAL ARTS.35 Temple Architecture and Decorative Systems (Penelope Wilson).36 Mortuary Architecture and Decorative Systems (Aidan Dodson).37 Early Dynastic Art (Stan Hendrickx).38 Sculpture: Old Kingdom (Hourig Sourouzian).39 Sculpture: Middle Kingdom (Rita Freed).40 Sculpture: New Kingdom (Betsy Bryan).41 Sculpture: Late Period (Edna R Russmann).42 Sculpture: Ptolemaic and Roman-Egyptian (Sally-Ann Ashton).43 Pharaonic Painting: A Survey of Elite Tombs through the New Kingdom (Betsy Bryan).44 Painting and Mosaics: Graeco-Roman (Helen Whitehouse).45 Egyptian Art of Late Antiquity (Thelma K Thomas).PART VII THE RECEPTION OF EGYPTIAN CULTURE.46 The Reception of Egypt in Classical Antiquity (Alan B Lloyd).47 The Reception of Egypt in Europe (Andrew Bednarski).48 The Reception of Pharaonic Egypt in Islamic Egypt (Andrew Cooperson).49 Ancient Egypt in the Museum: Concepts and Constructions (Christina Riggs).Bibliography.Index.