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Author Tadema-Sporry, Bob.
Title The story of Egypt. Translated by Elsa Hammond. Adapted for English readers by Elspeth Boog Watson. Line drawings by Auke A. Tadema. Two-colour plates and wrapper by Charles Keeping.
Pub Info London, Nelson, c1964
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 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 932 SPO     AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 242 p. illus. (part col.) map (on lining papers) 25 cm.
Contents PART I EGYPT - THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE: The Nile Valley - The Discovery of Egyptian Civilisation - The Pyramids - The Mummy - Religious Ideas of the Egyptians - The "Gods of Egypt - The Sacred Animals - Hieroglyphics and the Rosetta Stone - Romance and Reality in Excavating - Stories of Egyptologists - The Social Background / PART II - STORIES AND MYTHS: The dream of Pharaoh Tuthmosis - The Myth of the Winged Solar Disc - The Source of the Nile - The Princess and the Demon - Isis in Byblos - The Cat and the Jackal - The Story of the Sailor - King cheops and the Sorcerer - The Nine Lamentations of the Peasant Khunanup - The Two Brothers - The Story of Sinuhe / PART III - The History of Egypt: Prehistory - The First Kings - The Pyramis Age - The Fourth and Fifth Dynasties - Decline of the Old Kingdom - The Middle Kingdom - The King's Vassals - A Strong King - A Period of Prosperity - Decline of the Middle Kingdom - The Hyksos - The Theban Kings - The New Kingdom Prospers - Tuthmosis and "The Son of the King of Kush" - The Tuthmosis Family - The Queen Who Was a King - The Great Sennemut - a Warrior King - The Battle of Kadesh - Peace and Prosperity - The "Heretic King" - Akhenaten's Sun Hymn - The Worship of Amun is Restored - A Tomb Full of Gold - "The General of all Generals" - The Great Seti - Rameses the Great - "The Stone Poem of the Nile" - Signs of Decline - The Twentieth Dynasty - The Tanite Pharaohs - The Libyan Kings - The Destruction of Thebes - The Last Dynasties - The Ptolemies and Cleopatra
COLOUR PLATES: Offering Sacrifice - Working in the Rice Fields - Cargo Boats on the River - Musicians - Builders Carving Stones - Chariots - Family Fishing in a Papyrus grove - A Nobleman and his Wife in a Garden
Subject Egypt.
Add Author Translated by Elsa Hammond.
ISBN : $3.60
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