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By Roger Matthews,Cornelia Roemer

The attract of Egypt isn't unique to the fashionable international. Egypt additionally held a fascination and allure for individuals of the previous. during this booklet, teachers from quite a lot of disciplines investigate the importance of Egypt in the settings of its previous. The chronological span is from later prehistory, via to the earliest literate eras of interplay with Mesopotamia and the Levant, the Aegean, Greece and Rome. historic views on Egypt contains either archaeological and documented facts, which levels from the earliest writing attested in Egypt and Mesopotamia within the past due fourth millennium BC, to graffiti from Abydos that show pilgrimages from all around the Mediterranean global, to the perspectives of Roman poets at the nature of Egypt. This booklet offers, for the 1st time in one quantity, a multi-faceted yet coherent choice of pictures of Egypt from, and of, the past.

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