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Ancient Egypt: Egyptian History

Ancient Near Eastern references pertinent to Egypt.

General--books with sections pertaining to the ancient period

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Ancient records of Egypt : historical documents from the earliest times to the Persian conquest. London : Histories & Mysteries of Man, 1988 Call #= DT60 .B73 1988

Bierbrier, M. L. Historical dictionary of ancient Egypt. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1999. Call #= DT83 .B56 1999

Bouche-Leclercq, Auguste, 1842-1923. Histoire des Lagides. Bruxelles, Culture et Civilisation, 1963. Call #= 932 B66h

Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935. A history of Egypt from the earliest times to the Persian conquest. New York, C. Scribner's sons, [c1909]. Call #= 932 B74h2

The Cambridge history of Egypt / [general editor, M.W. Daly]. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998-. Call #= DT94 .C36 1998

David, A. Rosalie (Ann Rosalie). A biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt. London : B.A.Seaby, 1992. Call #= DT76 .D38 1992

Dodson, Aidan. Monarchs of the Nile. London : Rubicon, c1995. Call #= DT96.3 .D64 1995

Hanotaux, Gabriel, 1853-1944. Histoire de la nation egyptienne; ouvrage publie sous les auspices et le haut patronage de Sa Majeste Fouad 1er, roi d'Egypte. Paris, Societe de l'histoire nationale [etc., 1931-40]. Call #= DT77 .H3

Ibn Taghribirdi, Abu al-Mahasin Yusuf, 1411-1470. Extracts from Abu 'l-Mahasin ibn Taghri Birdi's chronicle, entitled Hawadith ad-duhur fi mada 'l-'ayyam washshuhur / edited by William Popper. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1930-42. Call #= PJ3002 .C3 v.8

Mallet, Dominique. Relations of the ancient Greeks with late Pharaonic and Persian Egypt from the conquest by Cambyses to Alexander the Great, 525- 331 B.C. Cairo : Imprimerie de l'Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 1922. Call #= DT64 .M34 1922a

Meer, Petrus Emmanuel van der, 1895-. The ancient chronology of Western Asia and Egypt. Leiden : E. J. Brill, 1947. Call #= 935 M471a

Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. A history of Egypt. London, Methuen & co., 1898-[1905]. Call #= DT77 .P49

Rappoport, A. S. (Angelo Solomon), 1871-1950. History of Egypt from 330 B.C. to the present time. London : Grolier Society, 1904. Call #= 932 M38hE

Sabit, Adel M., 1919-. Seventy centuries of history : the people of the river valley & land of the risen sun : a short history of the Egyptian people. Cairo, Egypt : Maged Farag & Adel Sabit, 1993. Call #= DT77 .S23 1993

Stevens, Georgiana G. Egypt, yesterday and today. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1963]. Call #= 916.2 St47e

Wucher King, Joan. Historical dictionary of Egypt. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1984. Call #= DT45 .W83 1984

Zincke, F. Barham (Foster Barham), 1817-1893. Egypt of the Pharaohs and of the kedive. Boston : Longwood Press, 1977. Call #= DT54 .Z56 1871a

History to 332 B.C.

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Baikie, James, 1866-1931. A history of Egypt from the earliest times to the end of the XVIIIth dynasty. New York, The Macmillan company; London, A. & C. Black, limited, 1929. Call #= DT85 .B3 1929

Bakr, Muhammad Ibrahim. Safahat mushriqah min tarikh Misr al-qadim. [Cairo] : Wizarat al-Thaqafah, Hayat al-Athar al-Misriyah, [1992]. Call #= DT83 .B34 1992

Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935. A history of Egypt from the earliest times to the Persian conquest. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. Call #= DT83 .B782 1909

David, A. Rosalie (Ann Rosalie). A biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt. London : B.A.Seaby, 1992. Call #= DT76 .D38 1992

Egypt, the Aegean and the Levant : interconnections in the second millennium BC / edited by W. Vivian Davies and Louise Schofield. London : Trustees of the British Museum, 1995. Call #= DT86 .E4 1995

Essays on ancient Egypt in honour of Herman te Velde / edited by Jacobus van Dijk. Groningen : Styx, 1997. Call #= DT83 .E84 1997

Gardiner, Alan Henderson, Sir, 1879-1963. Egypt of the Pharaohs, an introduction. London ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1964, c1961]. Call #= DT83 .G2 1964

Grimal, Nicolas-Christophe. A history of ancient Egypt. Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 1992. Call #= DT83 .G7513 1992

James, T. G. H. (Thomas Garnet Henry). Ancient Egypt : the land and its legacy. London : British Museum Publications, 1988. Call #= DT60 .J35 1988

Kitchen, K. A. (Kenneth Anderson). The Third Intermediate Period in Egypt (1100-650 B.C.). Warminster, Aris and Phillips Ltd, 1973. Call #= DT89 .K57

Manley, Bill. The Penguin historical atlas of ancient Egypt. London, England ; New York, NY : Penguin, 1996. Call #= G2491.S2 M3 1996

Meer, Petrus Emmanuel van der, 1895-. The ancient chronology of Western Asia and Egypt. Leiden : E. J. Brill, 1947. Call #= 935 M471a

Milton, Joyce. Sunrise of power : ancient Egypt, Alexander and the world of Hellenism. New York, N.Y. : HBJ Press, c1980. Call #= DT83 .M53 1980

Newby, P. H. (Percy Howard), 1918-. Warrior pharaohs : the rise and fall of the Egyptian empire. London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1980. Call #= DT87 .N48

Redford, Donald B. Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1992. Call #= DT82.5.P19 R43 1992

Rice, Michael, 1928-. Who's who in ancient Egypt. London : Routledge, 1999. Call #= DT76 .R53 1999

Swelim, Nabil M. A. Some problems on the history of the Third Dynasty. [Alexandria : Archaeological Society of Alexandria], 1983. Call #= DT85 .S93 1983

Trigger, Bruce G. Ancient Egypt : a social history. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983. Call #= DT83 .A656 1983

Vercoutter, Jean, 1911-. Egypte et la vallee du Nil. Paris : Presses universitaires de France; 1992-. Call #= DT83 .V43 1992

Ward, William A., 1928-. Egypt and the east Mediterranean world, 2200-1900 B.C. [Beirut] American University of Beirut, 1971. Call #= DT82 .W35 1971

Watterson, Barbara. Ancient Egypt. Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 1998. Call #= DT83 .W37 1998

Welsby, Derek A. The kingdom of Kush : the Napatan and Meriotic empires. London : Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Press, c1996. Call #= DT159.6.N83 W45 1996

Wilkinson, Toby A. H. Early dynastic Egypt. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999. Call #= DT85 .W49 1999

Egyptian History 332 to 30 B.C.

Bevan, Edwyn Robert, 1870-1943. A history of Egypt under the Ptolemaic dynasty. London, Methuen [1927]. Call #= 932 P44h1 v.4

Bingen, Jean. Hellenistic Egypt : monarchy, society, economy, culture / Jean Bingen ; edited with an introduction by Roger S. Bagnall. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007. Call #= DT92 .B54 2007

Bouche-Leclercq, Auguste, 1842-1923. Histoire des Lagides. Bruxelles, Culture et Civilisation, 1963. Call #= 932 B66h

Cleopatra reassessed / edited by Susan Walker, Sally-Ann Ashton. London : British Museum, c2003. Call #= DT92.7 .C55 2003

Elgood, Percival George, 1863-. The Ptolemies of Egypt. [Bristol] Arrowsmith [1938]. Call #= 932 EL3p

The Hellenistic Age from the battle of Ipsos to the death of Kleopatra VII / edited and translated by Stanley M. Burstein. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985. Call #= DF235.A1 H43 1985

Holbl, Gunther. A history of the Ptolemaic empire. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001. Call #= DT92 .H6513 2001

Mahaffy, John Pentland, Sir, 1839-1919. A history of Egypt under the Ptolemaic dynasty. London, Methuen & Co., 1914. Call #= 932 P44h v.4

Mysliwiec, Karol. The twilight of ancient Egypt : first millennium B.C.E. Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2000. Call #= DT83 .M97 2000

Nasiri, Sayyid Ahmad Ali. Hadarah wa-tarikh wa-athar Misr tahta hukm al-Ighriq wa-al- Ruman : min al-fath al-Maqduni hatta al-fath al-Islami. al-Qahirah : Dar al-Nahdah al-Arabiyah, 1989. Call#= DT92 .N38 1989

Noshy, Ibrahim. Tarikh Misr fi asr al-Batalimah. al-Qahirah, Maktabat al-Anjlu al-Misriyah, 1966. Call #= DT92 .N6 1966

Peremans, Willy, 1907-. Prosopographia Ptolemaica. Lovanii, Bibliotheca universitatis, 1950-. Call #= DE3 .S88

Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his world / edited by Paul McKechnie and Philippe Guillaume. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008. Call #= DT92.P7 .P86 2008

Samuel, Alan Edouard. Ptolemaic chronology. Munchen, Beck, 1962. Call #= 930.8 M921 v.43

Samuel, Alan Edouard. The shifting sands of history : interpretations of Ptolemaic Egypt. Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c1989. Call #= DT92 .S22 1989

Seibert, Jakob. Historische Beitrage zu den dynastischen Verbindungen in hellenistischer Zeit. Wiesbaden, Steiner, 1967. Call#= D53.A2 H54 no.9-12

Skeat, T. C. (Theodore Cressy). The reigns of the Ptolemies. Munchen, Beck, 1954. Call #= 930.8 M921 v.39

Weigall, Arthur Edward Pearse Brome, 1880-1934. The life and times of Cleopatra, queen of Egypt; a study in the origin of the Roman empire. New York, London, G. P. Putnam's sons, 1924. Call #= DT92.7 .W4 1924

History 30 B.C. to 640 A.D.

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Egypt : from Alexander to the Copts : an archaeological and historical guide / edited by Roger S. Bagnall and Dominic W. Rathbone. London : British Museum Press, 2004. Call #= DT60 .E299 2004

Jackson, Robert B., 1961- . At empire's edge : exploring Rome's Egyptian frontier / Robert B. Jackson New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002. DT60 .J28 2002

Jouguet, Pierre, 1869-1949. La domination romaine en Egypte aux deux premiers siecles après Jesus-Christ. Alexandrie : La Societe Archeologique d'Alexandrie, 1976. Call #= DT93 .J58 1976

Ruffini, Giovanni, 1974- .Social networks in Byzantine Egypt / Giovanni Roberto Ruffini. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008. Call #= HN786.A8 R84 2008

Stein, Arthur, 1871-1950. Untersuchungen zur geschichte und verwaltung Aegyptens unter roemischer herrschaft. Stuttgart, J. B. Metzler, 1915. Call #= 932 St3u

Tacoma, Laurens Ernst, 1967- . Fragile hierarchies : the urban elites of third century Roman Egypt / Laurens E. Tacoma.. Leiden : Brill Academic Publishers, 2006. Call #= HN786.Z9 E48 2006

Vandersleyen, Claude. Chronologie des prefets d'Egypte de 284 a 395. Bruxelles, Latomus, revue d'etudes latines, 1962. Call #= 913.37 C685 v.49-56

Eighteenth Dynasty ca. 1570-1320 B.C.

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Amarna diplomacy : the beginnings of international relations / edited by Raymond Cohen and Raymond Westbrook. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. Call #= DS62.23 .A43 2000

Amenhotep III : perspectives on his reign / edited by David O'Connor and Eric H. Cline. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1998. Call #= DT87.38 .A45 1998

Brier, Bob. The murder of Tutankhamen : a true story. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1998. Call #= DT87.5 .B667 1998

Bryan, Betsy Morrell. The reign of Thutmose IV. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1991. Call #= DT87 .B78 1991

Egyptian historical records of the later eighteenth dynasty / translated into English by Barbara Cumming from the original hieroglyphic text as published in W. Helck, "Urkunden der 18. Dynastie", Heft 17-19, with reference to Professor Helck's German Translation. Warminster, England : Aris & Phillips, c1982-. Call #= DT87 .U7413 1982

El Mahdy, Christine. Tutankhamen : the life and death of a boy-king. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000, c1999. Call #= DT87.5 .E44 2000

Giles, Frederick John. The Amarna age : Western Asia. Warminster : Aris & Phillips, c1997. Call #= DT73.T25 G55 1997

Gitton, Michel. Les divines epouses de la 18e dynastie. Paris : Belles Lettres, 1984. Call #= DT87 .G57 1984

Higginbotham, Carolyn R. Egyptianization and elite emulation in Ramesside Palestine : governance and accomodation on the imperial periphery. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000. Call #= DS111 .H54 2000

James, T. G. H. (Thomas Garnet Henry). Pharaoh's people : scenes from life in imperial Egypt. London : Bodley Head, c1984. Call #= DT61 .J35 1984b

Martin, Geoffrey Thorndike. A bibliography of the Amarna Period : the reigns of Akhenaten, Smenkhkare, Tutankhamun, and Ay (c. 1350-1321 BC). London ; New York : Kegan Paul International, 1991. Call #= Z3658.A3 M37 1991

Montserrat, Dominic, 1964-. Akhenaten : history, fantasy, and ancient Egypt. New York : Routledge, 2000. Call #= DT87.4 .M64 2000

Osman, Ahmed, 1934-. The house of the Messiah : controversial revelations on the historical Jesus. London : HarperCollins, 1992. Call #= BT303 .O85 1992

Porter, Dorothy, 1954-. Akhenaten. London : Serpent's Tail, 1999. Call #= PR9619.3.P558 A84 1999

Redford, Donald B. Akhenaten, the heretic king. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1984. Call #= DT87.4 .R42 1984

Redford, Donald B. Egypt and Canaan in the New Kingdom. Beer-Sheva : Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press, 1990. Call #= DT87 .R38 1990

Redford, Donald B. History and chronology of the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. [Toronto] University of Toronto Press [1967]. Call #= DT87 .R4

Redford, Donald B. The wars in Syria and Palestine of Thutmose III / by Donald B. Redford. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003. Call #= DT87.2 .R44 2003

Reeves, C. N. (Carl Nicholas), 1956- . Akhenaten : Egypt's false prophet / Nicholas Reeves. New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, 2001. Call #= DT87.4 .R44 2001

Silverman, David P. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun : revolution and restoration / David P. Silverman, Josef W. Wegner, Jennifer Houser Wegner. 1st ed. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, c2006. Call #= DT87.4 .S55 2006

Thutmose III : a new biography / Eric H. Cline and David O'Connor, editors. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2006. Call #= DT87.2 .T48 2006

Tyldesley, Joyce A. Hatchepsut : the female pharaoh. London ; New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1996. Call #= DT87.15 .T95 1996

Tyldesley, Joyce A. Nefertiti : Egypt's sun queen. New York : Viking, 1998. Call #= DT87.45 .T95 1998

Pharaohs

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Afifi, Muhammad. Fantaziya Firawniyah. [-Qahirah] Dar al-Hilal [1973]. Call #= PJ7810.F519 F34

Aldred, Cyril. Akhenaten, king of Egypt. London : Thames and Hudson, c1988. Call #= DT87.4 .A42 1988

Aldred, Cyril. Akhenaten, Pharaoh of Egypt: a new study. London, Thames & Hudson, 1968. Call #= DT87.4 .A25

Ancient Egyptian kingship / edited by David O'Connor and David P. Silverman. Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995. Call #= DT61 .A624 1995

Baud, Michel. Famille royale et pouvoir sous l'Ancien Empire egyptien. Le Caire : Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 1999. Call #= DT85 .B38 1999

Brier, Bob. The murder of Tutankhamen : a true story. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1998. Call #= DT87.5 .B667 1998

Bryan, Betsy Morrell. The reign of Thutmose IV. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1991. Call #= DT87 .B78 1991

Cervello Autuori, Josep. Egipto y Africa : origen de la civilizacion y la monarquia faraonicas en su contexto africano. Sabadell, Barcelona : Editorial Ausa, c1996. Call #= DT61 .C37 1996

Cott, Jonathan. The search for Omm Sety : a story of eternal love. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1987. Call #= PJ1064.O46 C6 1987

Cottrell, Leonard. The warrior Pharaohs. London, Evans Bros., 1968. Call #= DT81 .C6

Dodson, Aidan, 1962-. The canopic equipment of the kings of Egypt. London ; New York : Kegan Paul International, 1994. Call#= DT62.C3 D63 1994

Le culte du souverain dans l'Egypte ptolemaique au IIIe siecle avant notre ere : actes du colloque international, Bruxelles, 10 mai 1995 / edites par Henri Melaerts. Leuven : Peeters, 1998. Call #= BL2443 .C859 1998

El Mahdy, Christine. Tutankhamen : the life and death of a boy-king. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000, c1999. Call #= DT87.5 .E44 2000

Foss, Michael. The search for Cleopatra. London : Michael O'Mara Books, 1997. Call #= DT92.7 .F67 1997

Gohary, Jocelyn, 1944-. Akhenaten's Sed-festival at Karnak. London ; New York : Kegan Paul International ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed by Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1992. Call #= DT87.4 .G64 1992

The Great pharaoh Ramses II and his time : an exhibition of antiquities from the Egyptian Museum, Cairo [held at the] Palais de la Civilisation, Montreal, June 1-September 29, 1985. French text by Christiane Desroches Noblecourt ; translated by Elly Mialon]. Montreal : Ville de Montreal, c1985. Call #= DT59.M6 G73 1985

Hornung, Erik. Akhenaten and the religion of light / Erik Hornung ; translated from the German by David Lorton. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1999. Call #= BL2113 .H6613 1999

Hughes-Hallett, Lucy. Cleopatra : histories, dreams and distortions. New York : Harper & Row, 1990. Call #= PN57.C55 H84 1990

Kaplony, Peter. Die Rollsiegel des Alten Reichs. Bruxelles : Fondation egyptologique Reine Elisabeth, 1977-. Call #= CD5345 .K34 1977

Kitchen, K. A. (Kenneth Anderson). Pharaoh triumphant : the life and times of Ramesses II, King of Egypt. Warminster, England : Aris & Phillips, c1982. Call #= DT88 .K57 1982

Kitchen, K. A. (Kenneth Anderson). Pharaoh triumphant : the life and times of Ramesses II, King of Egypt. Warminster, England : Aris & Phillips, c1982. Call #= DT88 .K57 1982

Lalouette, Claire. Memoires de Thoutmosis III. Paris : Calmann-Levy, c1997. Call #= PQ2672.A3635 M452 1997

Lepre, J. P. The Egyptian pyramids : a comprehensive, illustrated reference. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1990. Call #= DT63 .L47 1990

Midant-Reynes, Beatrix. The prehistory of Egypt : from the first Egyptians to the first pharaohs / Beatrix Midant-Reynes. Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000. Call #= GN855.E3 M53 2000

Montserrat, Dominic, 1964-. Akhenaten : history, fantasy, and ancient Egypt. New York : Routledge, 2000. Call #= DT87.4 .M64 2000

Partridge, Robert B. Faces of pharaohs : royal mummies and coffins from Ancient Thebes. London : Rubicon Press, c1994. Call #= DT62.M7 P34 1994

Peden, A. J. The reign of Ramesses IV. Warminster : Aris & Phillips, 1994. Call #= DT89 .P44 1994

Pharaohs of the sun : Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen / edited by Rita E. Freed, Yvonne J. Markowitz and Sue H. D'Auria. Boston : Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in association with Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown, 1999. Call#= N5350 .P526 1999

Quirke, Stephen. Who were the pharaohs? : a history of their names with a list of Cartouches. London : British Museum Publications, 1990. Call #= DT83 .Q56 1990

Redford, Donald B. Akhenaten, the heretic king. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1984. Call #= DT87.4 .R42 1984

Redford, Donald B. Akhenaten, the heretic king. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1984. Call #= DT87.4 .R42 1984

Said, Habib. Farainat al-Kitab al-Muqaddas. [al-Qahirah] : Dar al-Ta'lif wa-al-Nashr lil-Kanisah al-Usqufiyah bi-Misr, [1973]. Call #= DT83 .S22

Shibl, Fuad Muhammad, 1914-1975. Ikhnatun raid al-thawrah al-thaqafiyah. [al-Qahirah] : al-Hayah al-Misriyah al-Ammah lil-Kitab, 1974. Call #= DT87.4 .S45

Symposium zur agyptischen Konigsideologie (2nd : 1997 : Vienna, Austria). Das fruhe agyptische Konigtum : Akten des 2. Symposiums zur agyptischen Konigsideologie in Wien, 24.-26.9.1997. herausgegeben von Rolf Gundlach und Wilfried Seipel. Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz, 1999. Call #= DT80 .S95 1995

Thomas, Angela P. Akhenaten's Egypt. Princes Risborough : Shire, 1988. Call #= DT87.4 .T47 1988

Thutmose III : a new biography / Eric H. Cline and David O'Connor, editors. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2006. Call #= DT87.2 .T48 2006

The tomb of Queen Tiyi. San Francisco : KMT Communications, 1990. Call #= DT73.B44 T6 1990

Tyldesley, Joyce A. Hatchepsut : the female pharaoh. London ; New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1996. Call #= DT87.15 .T95 1996

Tyldesley, Joyce A. Nefertiti : Egypt's sun queen. New York : Viking, 1998. Call #= DT87.45 .T95 1998

Tyldesley, Joyce A. The private lives of the pharaohs. New York : TV Books, c2000. Call #= DT61 .T85 2000

Wiese, Andre, 1963-. Zum Bild des Konigs auf agyptischen Siegelamuletten. Freiburg, Schweiz : Universitatsverlag ; Gottingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1990. Call #= DT62.A5 W53 1990

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