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Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume VI, Ramesses IV to XI and Contemporaries: Translations

Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume VI, Ramesses IV to XI and Contemporaries: Translations

K. A. Kitchen

ISBN: 978-0-631-18432-4

Oct 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

640 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$439.00

Description

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 political and economic decline in Egypt until the death of the final king of the Twentieth Dynasty (c.1155-1078 BC).
  • The latest in a respected series of translations of the hieroglyphic texts of the Ramesside Age of Ancient Egypt (c.1300-1100 BC)
  • Coverage includes the rise of the power in priesthood and the decline in the power of kings, from political corruption, drought, famine, and economic upheaval
  • Many texts included have been translated into English for the first time in this volume