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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

An electronic version of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt which goes far beyond the records of archaeology to make available what we know about the full social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5,000-year civilization.
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt / edited by Donald B. Redford
Oxford Oxford University Press 2005
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Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars.The Encyclopedia offers the most complete picture available of ancient Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century CE. Here is the history of Egypt and the Egyptian world in illuminating, accessible detail: art, architecture, religion, language, literature, trade, politics, everyday social life and the culture of the court. Of special interest is the coverage of themes and issues that are particularly controversial?such as the new theories of the origins of complex society in the Nile Valley, new discoveries about Greco-Roman Egypt, and new developments in literature, religion, linguistics and other fields, including the debates about Egypt's African legacy. A Browse search function allows users to search alphabetically by Topic from A-Z.
0195187652 (ebook)
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932 OXF
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