This meticulously edited collection of history, literature and archaeological discoveries, is enriched with the key documents, images and historical sources of Ancient Egypt as well as with some of the most famous works of Ancient Egyptian literature.
"Ancient Egypt" represents the civilization of North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in the place that is now as the country of Egypt. The history of ancient Egypt occurred as a series of stable kingdoms, separated by periods of relative instability known as Intermediate Periods: The Old Kingdom of the Early Bronze Age, the Middle Kingdom of the Middle Bronze Age and the New Kingdom of the Late Bronze Age.
Contents:
Contents:
History of Ancient Egypt
Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
Literature of Ancient Egypt
Primary Sources of the Ancient Egyptian History:
The Book of the Dead
Papyrus of Ani
The Rosetta Stone
Hymn to the Nile
The Laments of Isis and Nephthys
Great Hymn to Aten
Hymn to Osiris-Sokar
The Precepts of Ptah-Hotep
The Victory of Ramses II Over the Khita
An Account of the Battle of Megiddo
Charm for the Protection of a Child
Stories and Poems of Ancient Egypt
Tale of the Doomed Prince
The Magic Book
The Dialogue of a Misanthrope with His Own Soul
Ancient Egyptian Love Poems
The Egyptian Book of Herodotus

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