A Traveller's History of Egypt
Ancient Egypt has gripped the popular imagination like no other country, and the lure of its pyramids and the Nile are a magnet for visitors from all over the world. This book provides a concise and fascinating journey from the country's earliest beginnings right up to the present day.
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The Rise and Fall of Early Egypt
Renaissance and Upheaval
The New Kingdom c 15501069 BC
Fragmentation and Repair
Alexander and the Ptolemies
From Rome to Byzantium
The Arab Age 6421250
Mamluks and Ottomans 12501798
The Dawn of the Modern State
The British Occupation
Abbasid Abydos administration Ahmose Akhenaten Alexandria Amenemhat Amenhotep Amun Ancient Egypt ancient Egyptian Arab army Aswan Aten battle became began beys Britain British built Byzantine Cairo caliph capital centre century Christian Cleopatra Constantinople Coptic Copts crusaders cult culture death defeat Delta desert Dynasty East economy Egyptian empire Fatimid force foreign French funerary Fustat Greek History Hyksos Islamic Ismail Israel Karnak khedive king known land later leader Libyan London Lower Egypt Mamluks Mediterranean Memphis Middle Kingdom military monuments Mosque Mubarak Muhammad Muhammad Ali Muslim Brotherhood Naqada Nasser Nubia officials Old Kingdom Osiris Ottoman palace Palestine pasha period Persians pharaoh political Predynastic Psamtek Ptolemy pyramid Queen Rameses Rameses II Red Sea reign Roman Rome royal rule ruler Sadat Senusret Senusret III Sinai soldiers successor Sudan Suez Canal sultan Syria temple Theban Thebes throne Thutmose tion tombs Traveller A Traveller troops Upper Egypt Wafd Zaghlul