Ancient Perspectives on Egypt (Encounters with Ancient by Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

By Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

The attract of Egypt isn't unique to the trendy global. Egypt additionally held a fascination and allure for individuals of the prior. during this ebook, teachers 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. historic views on Egypt comprises 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 exhibit pilgrimages from all around the Mediterranean international, to the perspectives of Roman poets at the nature of Egypt. This ebook offers, for the 1st time in one quantity, a multi-faceted yet coherent selection of photographs of Egypt from, and of, the past.

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