A companion to ancient Egypt / edited by Alan B. Lloyd
Book | Wiley-Blackwell | 2010

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2 volumes (xliii, 1276 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 26 cm.
Series
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history.
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history.
Note
In slipcase.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
v. 1. pt. 1. The land of Egypt -- pt. 2. Historical narratives -- pt. 3. State and economic structures -- pt. 4. The social order -- v. 2. pt. 5. Language and literature -- pt. 6. The visual arts -- pt. 7. The reception of Egyptian culture.
v. 1. The physical context of ancient Egypt / Sarah Parcak -- Prehistory / E. Christiana Koehler -- The early dynastic period / Toby Wilkinson -- The Old Kingdom / Michel Baud -- The first intermediate period and the Middle Kingdom / Harco Willems -- The second intermediate period and the Middle Kingdom / L.D. Morenz, Lutz Popko -- Lybians and Nubians / Christopher Naunton -- Saites and Persians (664-332) / Olivier Perdu -- The Ptolemaic period / Katelijn Vandorpe -- The Roman period / Livia Capponi -- The Pharaoh and Pharaonic office / E.F. Morris -- Administration and law : Pharaonic / Ben Haring -- Administration and law : Graeco-Roman / Willy Clarysse -- The economy : Pharaonic / Christopher Eyre -- The economy : Graeco-Roman / Dennis Kehoe -- Settlements : distribution, structure, architecture : Pharaonic / G.D. Mumford -- Settlements : distribution, structure, architecture : Graeco-Roman / Paola Davoli -- Transport in ancient Egypt / R.B. Partridge -- Science and technology : Pharaonic / Corinna Rossi -- Science and technology : Alexandrian / T.E. Rihll -- Military institutions and warfare : Pharaonic / A.J. Spalinger -- Military institutions and warfare : Graeco-Roman / Nigel Pollard -- Social structure and daily life : Pharaonic / Elizabeth Frood -- Social structure and daily life : Graeco-Roman / E. Cruz-Uribe -- Religion in society : Pharaonic / Kasia Szpakowska -- Religion in society : Graeco-Roman / David Frankfurter.
v. 2. Language, scripts, and literacy / J.P. Allen -- Middle Kingdom literature / Roland Enmarch -- New Kingdom literature / Gerald Moers -- Late Period literature / Kim Ryholt -- Coptic and coptic literature / Leo Dupuydt -- Greek literature in Egypt / A.D. Morrison -- Temple architecture and decorative systems / Penelope Wilson -- Mortuary architecture and decorative systems / Aidan Dodson -- Early dynastic art and iconography / Stan Hendrickx, Frank Förster -- Old Kingdom sculpture / Hourig Sourouzan -- Sculpture of the Middle Kingdom / Rita E. Freed -- New Kingdom sculpture / Betsy M. Bryan -- Late Period sculpture / Edna R. Russman -- Ptolemaic and Romano-Egyptian sculpture / Sally-Ann Ashton -- Pharaonic painting through the New Kingdom / Betsy M. Bryan -- Mosaics and paintings in Graeco-Roman Egypt / Helen Whitehouse -- Egyptian art in late antiquity / Thelma K. Thomas -- The reception of Pharaonic Egypt in classical antiquity / Alan B. Boyd -- The reception of Egypt in Europe / Andrew Bednardski -- The reception of Pharaonic Egypt in Islamic Egypt / Michael Cooperson -- Ancient Egypt at the museum ; concepts and constructions / Christina Riggs.
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9781405155984 hardcover alkaline paper
1405155981 hardcover alkaline paper
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