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By Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

ISBN-10: 1138404500

ISBN-13: 9781138404502

ISBN-10: 1598742043

ISBN-13: 9781598742046

The attract of Egypt isn't particular to the fashionable international. Egypt additionally held a fascination and allure for individuals of the prior. during this booklet, teachers from a variety of disciplines investigate the importance of Egypt in the settings of its earlier. 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. historic views on Egypt contains either archaeological and documented proof, which levels from the earliest writing attested in Egypt and Mesopotamia within the overdue fourth millennium BC, to graffiti from Abydos that exhibit pilgrimages from all around the Mediterranean international, to the perspectives of Roman poets at the nature of Egypt. This booklet offers, for the 1st time in one quantity, a multi-faceted yet coherent number of photos of Egypt from, and of, the past.

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