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ANCIENT EGYPT: History Archaeology Literature Mythology & Ancient Egyptian Texts - Illustrated Edition; Including: The Book of the Dead The Rosetta Stone Hymn to the Nile The Laments of Isis and Nephthys - cover

ANCIENT EGYPT: History Archaeology Literature Mythology & Ancient Egyptian Texts - Illustrated Edition; Including: The Book of the Dead The Rosetta Stone Hymn to the Nile The Laments of Isis and Nephthys

George Rawlinson, Arthur Gilman, Gaston Maspero, Agnes Sophia Griffith Johns, E. A. Wallis Budge

Translator E. A. Wallis Budge, Amelia B. Edwards, Flinders Petrie, Charles F. Horne, James Henry Breasted, Frederic Charles Cook, James Teakle Dennis

Publisher: e-artnow

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Summary

This meticulously edited collection gives full insight into Egyptian history, mythology, literature and always exciting archaeological discoveries. This edition 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: 
History of Ancient Egypt  
Archaeology of Ancient Egypt  
Literature of Ancient Egypt 
Mythology 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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