By John Romer
"Another reliable paintings of heritage from an writer and historian who really grasps the mysteries of historic Egypt." - Kirkus Reviews
Drawing on a life of learn, John Romer chronicles the heritage of historical Egypt from the development of the good Pyramid during the upward thrust and fall of the center nation: a height of Pharaonic tradition and the interval whilst writing first flourished. via huge examine over many a long time of labor, unearths how the grand narratives of nineteenth and twentieth century Egyptologists have misled us by way of portraying a tradition of merciless monarchs and protracted conflict. as an alternative, dependent partly on discoveries of the earlier twenty years, this notable account exhibits what we will particularly study from the remainder structure, gadgets, and writing: a heritage according to actual reality.
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A History of Ancient Egypt Volume 2: From the Great Pyramid to the Fall of the Middle Kingdom by John Romer