Brief remarks on the chronology of the Egyptian dynasties, shewing the fallacy of the system laid down by messrs. [J.F.] Champollion [and J.J. Champollion-Figeac] in two letters on the museum of Turin

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C.J.G. & F. Rivington, 1829 - Egypt - 48 pages
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Page 18 - So when they had gotten those that governed us under their power, they afterwards burnt down our cities, and demolished the temples of the gods, and used all the inhabitants after a most barbarous manner ; nay, some they slew, and led their children and their wives into slavery.
Page 18 - Then the kings of the Thebaid and of the rest of Egypt rose in revolt against the shepherds, and a great war broke out, which was of long duration. Under a king named Misphragmouthosis, the shepherds, he [Manetho] says, were defeated, driven out of all the rest of Egypt, and confined in a place called Auaris, containing ten thousand arourae. The shepherds...

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