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All About History Book Of Ancient Egypt

All About History Book of Ancient Egypt 2nd Edition
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All About History is the stunningly realised new magazine from the makers of How It Works and All About Space. Featuring beautiful illustrations, photos and graphics depicting everything from ancient civilisations to the Cold War, All About History is accessible and entertaining to all and makes history fun for the whole family.

Welcome to All About History Book of Ancient Egypt

Map of Ancient Egypt • From the Nile Delta to the fertile floodplains, explore the setting that became the birthplace of a great civilisation

Ancient Egypt, 3300-30 BCE

Kingdoms of Ancient Egypt • Spanning many eras, the New, Middle and Old Kingdoms would see the pharaohs reach the peak of their power and culture soar

Famous faces through time • Uncover the celebrities of each kingdom of this great civilisation

The Old Kingdom • A time of rebirth, the Old Kingdom saw the introduction of the first pharaoh, dynasty and pyramid to the world

The Middle Kingdom • Once again divided and once again whole, Ancient Egypt rose from its own ashes to become a military and cultural powerhouse

The New Kingdom • The last great age of Ancient Egypt was its grandest yet – an era of economic enterprise, domestic beauti. cation and military expansion

Power of the pharaoh • Over the course of more than 30 different dynasties, the rulers of ancient Egypt became both conquerors of the world and conduits of the gods

Cleopatra’s ruthless rise to power • How the middle daughter of a despised pharaoh fought, schemed and seduced her way to becoming the most famous Egyptian ruler of all

All in the family • Follow Cleopatra’s family tree and discover just how close-knit the Ptolemies really were…

Alexander: Liberator of Egypt • A shrewd and far-sighted ruler or a pitiless warlord, Alexander the Great’s military prowess led him to conquer the powerful kingdom of Egypt

Alexandria, 250 BCE • Experience the vibrant pace and diverse culture of the ancient world’s most prosperous city, where many different cultures coexisted

The mighty Ramesses II • A shrewd and far-sighted ruler or a pitiless warlord, Alexander the Great’s military prowess led him to conquer the powerful kingdom of Egypt

Ramesses’ greatest constructions

Nefertiti: Behind the beauty • The chiselled features and perfect proportions of her limestone bust is recognised the world over. But who was the woman behind the masterpiece?

The search for Nefertiti • Discovered in 1898, could the female mummy of tomb KV35 belong to the famous Egyptian queen?

Peace & prosperity of Amenhotep III • In a time of relative peace, the son of Thutmose IV led Egypt to a zenith of political and economic power. His name was Amenhotep III

Hatshepsut: the queen who became king • After decades of stability, Egypt once again found itself in crisis when one woman decided to shatter the status quo

Ahmose I’s unifying power • After years of unrest, one king would defy invaders, unify a kingdom, found a dynasty and organise the construction of the last ever natively built pyramid

THE PYRAMIDS • Wonder at the magnificent feat of construction that was pyramids, which were raised to house the dead

Inside the Great Great Pyramid • One of the Seven Wonders of the World, explore the intricate architecture of Khufu’s pyramid

Building a pyramid • Lacking tools and technologies modern architects take for granted, an ancient people created one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Pyramids of a polymath • Once a man, then a god, the multi-talented Imhotep helped design the very first pyramid and rose to prominence as a legend of medicine and architecture

Inside the Nile: ‘Mother of all men’ • Tour the iconic waterway that was...


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Frequency: One time Pages: 164 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: All About History Book of Ancient Egypt 2nd Edition

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  • Release date: December 7, 2016

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All About History is the stunningly realised new magazine from the makers of How It Works and All About Space. Featuring beautiful illustrations, photos and graphics depicting everything from ancient civilisations to the Cold War, All About History is accessible and entertaining to all and makes history fun for the whole family.

Welcome to All About History Book of Ancient Egypt

Map of Ancient Egypt • From the Nile Delta to the fertile floodplains, explore the setting that became the birthplace of a great civilisation

Ancient Egypt, 3300-30 BCE

Kingdoms of Ancient Egypt • Spanning many eras, the New, Middle and Old Kingdoms would see the pharaohs reach the peak of their power and culture soar

Famous faces through time • Uncover the celebrities of each kingdom of this great civilisation

The Old Kingdom • A time of rebirth, the Old Kingdom saw the introduction of the first pharaoh, dynasty and pyramid to the world

The Middle Kingdom • Once again divided and once again whole, Ancient Egypt rose from its own ashes to become a military and cultural powerhouse

The New Kingdom • The last great age of Ancient Egypt was its grandest yet – an era of economic enterprise, domestic beauti. cation and military expansion

Power of the pharaoh • Over the course of more than 30 different dynasties, the rulers of ancient Egypt became both conquerors of the world and conduits of the gods

Cleopatra’s ruthless rise to power • How the middle daughter of a despised pharaoh fought, schemed and seduced her way to becoming the most famous Egyptian ruler of all

All in the family • Follow Cleopatra’s family tree and discover just how close-knit the Ptolemies really were…

Alexander: Liberator of Egypt • A shrewd and far-sighted ruler or a pitiless warlord, Alexander the Great’s military prowess led him to conquer the powerful kingdom of Egypt

Alexandria, 250 BCE • Experience the vibrant pace and diverse culture of the ancient world’s most prosperous city, where many different cultures coexisted

The mighty Ramesses II • A shrewd and far-sighted ruler or a pitiless warlord, Alexander the Great’s military prowess led him to conquer the powerful kingdom of Egypt

Ramesses’ greatest constructions

Nefertiti: Behind the beauty • The chiselled features and perfect proportions of her limestone bust is recognised the world over. But who was the woman behind the masterpiece?

The search for Nefertiti • Discovered in 1898, could the female mummy of tomb KV35 belong to the famous Egyptian queen?

Peace & prosperity of Amenhotep III • In a time of relative peace, the son of Thutmose IV led Egypt to a zenith of political and economic power. His name was Amenhotep III

Hatshepsut: the queen who became king • After decades of stability, Egypt once again found itself in crisis when one woman decided to shatter the status quo

Ahmose I’s unifying power • After years of unrest, one king would defy invaders, unify a kingdom, found a dynasty and organise the construction of the last ever natively built pyramid

THE PYRAMIDS • Wonder at the magnificent feat of construction that was pyramids, which were raised to house the dead

Inside the Great Great Pyramid • One of the Seven Wonders of the World, explore the intricate architecture of Khufu’s pyramid

Building a pyramid • Lacking tools and technologies modern architects take for granted, an ancient people created one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Pyramids of a polymath • Once a man, then a god, the multi-talented Imhotep helped design the very first pyramid and rose to prominence as a legend of medicine and architecture

Inside the Nile: ‘Mother of all men’ • Tour the iconic waterway that was...


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