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Aidan Dodson - Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty: Revised Edition - 9789774167522 - V9789774167522
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Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty: Revised Edition

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After the death of RamesesII, the Nineteenth Dynasty, soon fell into decline and familial conflict, culminating in a final civil war that ended with the accession of a new dynasty. Sethy I and Rameses II's promotion of a concept of a wider 'royal family' may have sown the seeds for the conflicts among their descendants.Aidan Dodson explores the mysteries of the origins of the usurper-king Amenmeses and the career of the 'king-maker' of the period, the chancellor Bay. Having helped to install at least one pharaoh on the throne, Bay's life was ended by his abrupt execution, ordered by the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
The American University in Cairo Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Cairo, Egypt
ISBN
9789774167522
SKU
V9789774167522
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Ref
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About Aidan Dodson
Aidan Dodson is a senior research fellow in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Bristol, where he teaches Egyptology. He is the author of Monarchs of the Nile (AUC Press, rev. ed. 2015), Amarna Sunrise (AUC Press, 2014), Afterglow of Empire (AUC Press, 2012), and Amarna Sunset (AUC Press, 2009).

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Highly Recommended.
Choice With copious illustrations, this book supplies intriguing insights into pharaonic politics, arrived at through meticulous, knowledgeable research.
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