Rameses III, King of Egypt
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- The biography of the last great king of Egypt told through texts and the monuments he constructed—including his memorial temple at Medinet Habu, and his tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
- A master historian of ancient Egypt unravels Rameses III’s story—including the campaigns of the leader who decisively defeated the ‘Sea Peoples’, the resulting economic collapse of Egypt, and the assassination of the king.
- Accessibly written and fully illustrated throughout.
Preface ix
Abbreviations and Conventions x
Introduction xi
1 From Cradle to Throne 1
2 The Reign and Monuments of Rameses III 13
3 The Family and Murder of Rameses III
4 The Mansion of Millions of Years and the House of Eternity
5 Limbo
6 Resurrection
Endnotes
Chronology
Bibliography
Sources of images
Index

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Date de parution 19 novembre 2019
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781649031679
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 267 Mo

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B Y T H E A U T H O R O FSETHY I A I D A N D O D S O N
H I SL I F EA N DA F T E R L I F E
R AMESES III KIng of Egypt
R AMESES III KIng of Egypt H I S L I F E A N D A F T E R L I F E
AIDAN DODSON
The American University in Cairo Press Cairo New York
First published in 2019 by The American University in Cairo Press 113 Sharia Kasr el Aini, Cairo, Egypt 200 Park Ave., Suite 1700, New York, NY 10166
Copyright © 2019 by Aidan Dodson
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
Dar el Kutub No. 3526/19 ISBN 978 977 416 940 3
Dar el Kutub CataloginginPublication Data
Dodson, Aidan Rameses III, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife / Aidan Dodson.—Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2019. p. cm. ISBN: 978 977 416 940 3 1-Ramses III, King of Egypt 2-Egypt— History — To 332 B.C. 3-Pharaohs — Biography 932.014092
1 2 3 4 5 23 22 21 20 19
Designed by Sally Boylan Printed in China
In memory of Sheila Mary Hilton (1934–2019)
C ONTENTS
PREFACEA C BBREVIATIONS AND ONVENTIONS I NTRODUCTION 1 FROMCRADLETOTHRONE2 T R M R III HE EIGN AND ONUMENTS OF AMESES 3 THEFAMILYANDMURDEROFRAMESESIII 4 T M M Y H E HE ANSION OF ILLIONS OF EARS AND THE OUSE OF TERNITY 5 LIMBO6 RESURRECTION
C HRONOLOGY NOTESB IBLIOGRAPHY SOURCESOFIMAGESI NDEX
ix x 1 3 15 57 83 119 125
153 157 169 181 183
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