Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer's Ancient Perspectives on Egypt (Encounters with Ancient PDF

By Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

The attract of Egypt isn't particular to the fashionable global. Egypt additionally held a fascination and charm for individuals of the prior. during this ebook, lecturers from a variety of disciplines verify the importance of Egypt in the settings of its prior. 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. old 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 reveal pilgrimages from all around the Mediterranean international, to the perspectives of Roman poets at the nature of Egypt. This ebook provides, for the 1st time in one quantity, a multi-faceted yet coherent choice of photos of Egypt from, and of, the past.

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