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Story of Egypt

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Story of Egypt
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  • ISBN: 9781444785166
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Ancient Egypt brought vividly to life by TV historian and one of the world's leading Egyptologists, Professor Joann Fletcher

The story of the world's greatest civilisation spans more than 4000 years of history that has shaped the world. It is full of spectacular sites and epic stories, an evolving society rich in heroes and villains, inventors and intellectuals, artisans and pioneers. Now Professor Joann Fletcher pulls together the complete Story of Egypt - charting the rise and fall of the ancient Egyptians while putting their whole world into a context that we can all relate to.

Joann Fletcher uncovers some fascinating revelations, from Egypt's oldest art to the beginnings of mummification almost two thousand years earlier than previously believed. She also looks at the women who became pharaohs on at least 10 occasions, and the evidence that the Egyptians built the first Suez Canal, circumnavigated Africa and won victories at the original Olympic games. From Ramses II's penchant for dying his greying hair to how we know Montuhotep's wife bit her nails and the farmer Baki liked eating in bed, Joann Fletcher brings alive the history and people of ancient Egypt as nobody else can.

The engaging and highly enthusiastic Professor Joann Fletcher explores what she contends is the 'world's greatest civilisation'. — Guardian

You can't fault Fletcher's passion or knowledge, which, like in her previous outing in 'Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings', is always accessible. — Independent

Detalii
Autor FLETCHER, Joann
An apariţie 2016
Editura Hodder
Nr pagini 496
Dimensiuni 20 x 13 cm
Format Paperback, B
Cuvinte cheie: fletcher joann