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Ith a pre monetary economy and decadent divine kings who ruled with all too recognizable human emotionsHere are the years of the Old Kingdom where Pepi II made king as an infant was later undermined by rumors of his affair with an army general and the Middle Kingdom a golden age of literature and jewelry in which the benefits of the afterlife became available for all not just royalty a concept later underlying Christianity Wilkinson then explores the legendary era of the New Kingdom a lost world of breathtaking opulence founded by Ahmose whose parents were siblings and who married his sister and transformed worship of his family int Despite its length and the claims on the jacket flap th

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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt The History of a Civilization from 3000 BC to CleopatraNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn this landmark work one of the world’s most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization from its birth as the first nation state to its final absorption into the Roman Empire three thousand years of wild drama bold spectacle and unforgettable charactersAward winning scholar Toby Wilkinson captures not only the lavish pomp and artistic grandeur of this land of pyramids and pharaohs but for the first time reveals the constant propaganda and repression that were its foundations Drawing upon forty years of archaeological research Wilkinson takes us inside an exotic tribal society w By its nature The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt skips