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Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume V, Setnakht, Ramesses III and Contemporaries: Translations

Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume V, Setnakht, Ramesses III and Contemporaries: Translations

K. A. Kitchen

ISBN: 978-0-631-18431-7

May 2008

548 pages

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$497.00

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Based on the hieroglyphic texts of the Ramesses Age of Ancient Egypt (c.1300-1100 BC), the books in this series present a modern English translation of the vast majority of historical sources for this important epoch of Egyptian history. This volume covers a period of great change in the early twelfth century BC (c. 1185-1155 BC).
  • The latest in a respected series of translations of the hieroglyphic texts of the Ramesside Age of Ancient Egypt (c.1300-1100 BC)
  • This fifth volume covers a period of great change in the early twelfth century BC (c.1185-1155 BC)
  • Coverage includes the epic wars with the 'Sea Peoples' from the Aegean and the first mention of the Philistines
  • Many texts included have been translated into English for the first time in this volume
“The present work, abbreviated here as RITA V, constitutes another highly anticipated and most welcome addition to Prof. Kitchen's series on translations of Ramesside inscriptions.” (Lingua Aegyptia, May 2009)

  • The latest in a respected series of translations of the hieroglyphic texts of the Ramesside Age of Ancient Egypt (c.1300-1100 BC)
  • This fifth volume covers a period of great change in the early twelfth century BC (c.1185-1155 BC)
  • Coverage includes the epic wars with the ‘Sea Peoples’ from the Aegean and the first mention of the Philistines
  • Many texts included have been translated into English for the first time in this volume