- Questo topic ha 0 risposte, 1 partecipante ed è stato aggiornato l'ultima volta 5 mesi, 3 settimane fa da .
- Devi essere connesso per rispondere a questo topic.
Thebes in Egypt
by Nigel Strudwick, Helen Strudwick
About The Book
The remains of ancient Thebes constitute one of the largest and most remarkable archaeological sites in all of Egypt and indeed the world. The discoveries made at this site, now the modern town of Luxor, are responsible for much of our knowledge of ancient Egyptian civilization. After excavating and researching the city of Thebes for many years, Nigel and Helen Strudwick here offer the first comprehensive introduction to it, one that will be welcomed by both armchair travelers and visitors to that popular tourist destination. Handsomely illustrated, the book features eighty photographs — thirty in color — and twenty maps and plans.After reviewing the topography of the site, the Strudwicks recount the history of Thebes from the city’s rise in the late Old Kingdom to the peak of its power in the New Kingdom and to its gradual decline in the Greco-Roman period. They discuss the central role played by the gods in the community’s religious life, and take us on a tour of the great temples of Karnak and Luxor on the East Bank of the Nile and of the temples and tombs of kings, queens, princes, and ordinary individuals on the West Bank.Drawing on their intimate acquaintance with ancient Egyptian society, the authors re-create the lives of Thebans during the New Kingdom. They conclude by assessing Greek, Roman, Coptic, and Islamic influences on the area as it exists today and by providing an overview of the archaeological research undertaken there.
Hardcover book Thebes in Egypt. FictionBook ebook Thebes in Egypt Nigel Strudwick read reader on Dymocks. PDF Thebes in Egypt download on iPad on IndieBound. MP3 book Thebes in Egypt by Nigel Strudwick buy cheap.
Paperback Thebes in Egypt by Nigel Strudwick download. FB2 ebook Thebes in Egypt read online for Kindle on Barnes & Noble. EPUB book Thebes in Egypt buy. Online ebook Thebes in Egypt Nigel Strudwick on iOS on Bookshop.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.