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A History of Egypt under the Pharaohs, Derived Entirely from the Monuments
To Which Is Added a Memoir on the Exodus of the Israelites and the Egyptian Monuments

Volume 2

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Egyptology

  • Date Published: May 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108084734

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  • The most lasting achievement of the German Egyptologist Heinrich Karl Brugsch (1827–94) is perhaps his work on the Egyptian demotic script, which had been relatively neglected since Champollion's death. This two-volume illustrated history of Egypt, 'derived entirely from the monuments', was first published in an English translation (by H. D. Seymour, from the 1876 first German edition, and edited by Philip Smith) in 1879. Brugsch brings to bear his wide experience of the archaeological sites together with his linguistic expertise, and deliberately eschews later Greek and Roman accounts of Egypt. Volume 2 covers the period from the Nineteenth Dynasty, the time of the empire's widest extent under Seti I and Rameses II, through the later decline and disintegration, with ruling dynasties from Nubia and Assyria, to the Persian conquest in 525 BCE. An appendix discusses the biblical account of Exodus in the context of Egyptian material remains.

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    • Date Published: May 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108084734
    • length: 422 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • contains: 1 colour illus. 1 map 4 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    14. The nineteenth dynasty
    15. The twentieth dynasty
    16. The twenty-first dynasty (the priest Hirhor and his successors)
    17. The twenty-first dynasty, of Assyrians
    18. The twenty-fifth dynasty
    19. Dynasties twenty-six to thirty-one
    20. Fall of the kingdom of the pharaohs
    Appendix
    Discourse on the Exodus and the Egyptian monuments
    Index.

  • Author

    Heinrich Karl Brugsch

    Translator

    Henry Danby Seymour

    Editor and Translator

    Philip Smith

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