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Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Aidan Dodson


For over three thousand years, the ancient Egyptian monarchy lasted in a recognizable form, with the king as its central figure, the supreme head of the administrative, religious, political, and military state. Not merely a worldly leader, he was the chief link between the human and the divine, himself the physical offspring of a divine god. This book is a vivid account of the lives and times of some of the more significant occupants of the Egyptian throne, from the unification of the country around 3000 BC to the extinction of native rule just under three millennia later. Some, such as Thutmo ... More

Keywords: ancient Egyptian monarchy, ancient Egyptians, Egyptian throne, Tutankhamun, Thutmose III, Egyptian kings

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9789774167164
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aidan Dodson, author
University of Bristol