Paperback Ó The Egyptians Epub á

Paperback  Ó The Egyptians Epub á The Egyptians is a vibrant, accessible introduction to the people who lived along the Nile for almost thirty five centuries In this collection of essays, eleven internationally renowned Egyptologists present studies of ancient Egyptians arranged by social type slaves, craftsmen, priests, bureaucrats, the pharaoh, peasants, and women, among others These individual essays are filled with a wealth of historical detail that both informs and fascinates we learn, for example, that Egyptian peasants could not afford burial their corpses were abandoned on the desert fringe , and that it was the bureaucrats who made the Egyptian system tick the pyramids could not have been built without them Read consecutively, the portraits merge to create a larger picture of Egyptian culture, state, and society The framework of the Egyptian state, in particular, is touched upon in each essay, describing the meticulous administration and well organized hierarchical system that fostered centuries of stability and prosperity

10 thoughts on “The Egyptians

  1. Vladimiro Vladimiro says:

    Non un libro di facile lettura E una raccolta di saggi su varie figure della societ egiziana contadino, sacerdote, funzionario, soldato, scriba ecc l indirizzo unitario c descrivere l evoluzione di queste figure e, soprattutto, la loro personalit , il loro ruolo all interno della so

  2. Thetravelingpanda Thetravelingpanda says:

    Really fluid read It was very straight to the point and well explained It provided a good overview of Egyptians in different aspects of their lives going from the slave to the pharaoh I had to read it for a dissertation and was not bored or tired through it.

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