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By Alan B. Lloyd

This significant other offers the very most recent money owed of the key and present elements of Egyptology through prime students. it truly is introduced in a hugely readable type and greatly illustrated; released in volumes, it deals extraordinary breadth and intensity of insurance, giving complete scope to the dialogue of this extraordinary civilization.

  • Provides the very most up-to-date and, the place suitable, well-illustrated bills of the key elements of Egypt’s historical heritage and tradition
  • Covers a extensive scope of subject matters together with actual context, heritage, financial and social mechanisms, language, literature, and the visible arts
  • Delivered in a hugely readable type with scholars and students of either Egyptology and Graeco-Roman stories in brain
  • Provides a chronological desk firstly of every quantity to assist readers orient chapters inside the wider ancient context

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Paris. 1989. Id. Idylls (Theokritos) IFAO Institut franc¸ais d’arche´ologie orientale Il. Iliad ILS Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae. Dessau. Berlin. 1892–1916 Isthm. Antioch. A. Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions. 8 vols. Oxford. 1975–90. KV Kings’ Valley LA¨ Lexikon der A¨ gyptologie. W. Helck, E. Otto, and W. ). 7 vols. Wiesbaden, 1972–92. LCL Loeb Classical Library LingAeg Lingua Aegyptia ¨ MA ¨ gyptisches Museum (Leipzig) A ¨S MA Mu¨nchner a¨gyptologische Studien MDAIK ¨ ologischen Instituts Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archa Kairo MDOG Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft MFA Museum of Fine Arts (Boston) MIFAO Me´moires publie´s par les members de l’Institut franc¸ais d’arche´ologie orientale MittSAG ¨ ologischen Gesellschaft Mitteilungen der Sudanarcha MMA Metropolitan Museum of Arts MMJ Metropolitan Museum Journal MRE Monographies Reines Elisabeth MVEOL Mededelingen en Verhandelingen Ex Oriente Lux ND þ Or.

Alexander the Great Philip Arrhidaios Alexander II (IV of Macedon) 332–323 323–317 BC 316–305 The Ptolemaic Period 323–30 BC (dates after Ho¨lbl 2001) On Alexander’s death in 323 Egypt was allocated to his general Ptolemy, son of Lagos, who administered the country as satrap (‘‘governor’’) until he declared himself king in 306/5. Alexandria swiftly became the capital of the kingdom, and the Ptolemaic agenda clearly defined: it was dominated by rivalry for prestige and power with the other two great Successor kingdoms of Macedonia and the Seleucid Near East which required the expenditure of enormous resources both on armaments and conspicuous display, particularly in turning Alexandria itself into the most splendid city in the Mediterranean world.

E. g. hunting, fishing, cultivation, animal husbandry). Using old maps and satellite images, the team working at Tell Tebilla showed how the site decreased in size, from 1000 m  1000 m in the 1800s to 360 m  360 m today (Parcak 2007a). Even so, using landscape topography, the archaeological team has hypothesized the potential location of Tell Tebilla’s harbor. Tell Tebilla’s ancient name was R-nfr, or ‘‘Beautiful Mouth,’’ showing how the name of a place could reflect its larger role in the broader Egyptian landscape (Lloyd 2002; Mumford 2004).

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