Download e-book for iPad: Ancient Perspectives on Egypt (Encounters with Ancient by Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

By Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

The attract of Egypt isn't really particular to the fashionable international. Egypt additionally held a fascination and appeal for individuals of the prior. during this ebook, lecturers from quite a lot of disciplines check the importance of Egypt in the settings of its previous. The chronological span is from later prehistory, via to the earliest literate eras of interplay with Mesopotamia and the Levant, the Aegean, Greece and Rome. old views on Egypt contains either archaeological and documented proof, which levels from the earliest writing attested in Egypt and Mesopotamia within the past due fourth millennium BC, to graffiti from Abydos that reveal pilgrimages from everywhere in the Mediterranean global, to the perspectives of Roman poets at the nature of Egypt. This e-book offers, for the 1st time in one quantity, a multi-faceted yet coherent number of photographs of Egypt from, and of, the past.

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