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Everyday life in ancient Egypt.

Alan W. Shorter

Everyday life in ancient Egypt.

by Alan W. Shorter

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. in London .
Written in English


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Egypt has the longest of societal histories, and Ancient Egypt: Everyday Life in the Land of the Nile does a good job of preparing a casual tourist to enjoy their visit with reduced confusion. Helpful would be inclusion of a graphic summary of the various dynasties and pharaohs/5(34). Egyptian Life. Daily life in ancient Egypt revolved around the Nile and the fertile land along its banks. The yearly flooding of the Nile enriched the soil and brought good harvests and wealth to the land.. The people of ancient Egypt built mudbrick homes in villages and in the country.

Book Overview Lionel Casson offers a comprehensive introduction to the people of ancient Egypt. He describes the structure of Egyptian society--the levels from peasant to pharaoh, the nature of the family, and the role of by: 3. Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia, based on articles originally published in L'Histoire by Jean Bottéro, André Finet, Bertrand Lafont, and Georges Roux, presents new discoveries about this amazing Mesopotamian culture made during the past ten years. Features of everyday Meopotamian life highlight the new sections of this book. Both gourmet cuisine and popular .

  Ancient Greece comes alive in this vibrant portrait of the daily lives of ordinary people—men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Robert Garland presents a wealth of fascinating, sometimes surprising information about our spiritual, cultural, and intellectual ancestors during this influential : Sterling. Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt by Jon Ewbank Manchip White; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Dagelijks leven, Oudheid, Manners and customs; Places: Egypt; Times: To B.C., To B.C.


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Originally published in as The Horizon Book of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, this revised edition includes a new chapter as well as full documentation of the sources. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet /5(2).

Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lionel Casson offers a comprehensive introduction to /5. A super-enjoyable read and a good book to grab if you want to learn about everyday life in Ancient Egypt.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Lynn S. out of 5 stars Packed with interesting facts. Reviewed in /5(22). This concise book gives the reader a general idea about the main aspects of life in ancient Egypt. As the title suggests the author didn't focus only on the great Pharaohs of ancient Egypt, but also on other important figures such as priests, artists, scribes, and more importantly on the characterization of everyday life in ancient Egypt/5.

Ancient Egypt: Everyday Life in the Land of the Nile (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Ancient Egypt: Everyday Life in the Land of the Nile. Author. Brier, Bob & Hobbs, Hoyt. Publisher. Sterling. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this.

The popular view of life in ancient Egypt is often that it was a death-obsessed culture in which powerful pharaohs forced the people to labor at constructing pyramids and temples and, at an unspecified time, enslaved the Hebrews for this purpose.

In reality, ancient Egyptians loved life, no matter their social class, and the ancient Egyptian government used Author: Joshua J. Mark. Originally published in as The Horizon Book of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, this revised edition includes a new chapter as well as full documentation of the sources.

Sign up for more information on JHUP Books. Subscribe Now. Also Recommended. Everyday Life in Ancient Rome. Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World. (Read, for example, the section entitled 'Shows and Spectacles' in F. Cowell's Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, pp.

—79, in this series.) THE SENSE OF CONTINUITY. We are going to examine, in the pages that follow, the various aspects of everyday life in Brand: Dover Publications.

Drawing on a wealth of archeological evidence, author Jon Manchip White presents a remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life throughout dynastic times-from the end of the third millennium to the Greek occupation in BC.

Because social conditions changed little during these 3, years, readers get a clear idea of the roles and tasks assigned to each 4/5(1). 46 pages: 31 cm A brief, illustrated, overview of the geography, history, customs, beliefs, monuments, day-to-day life, and social structure of ancient Egypt, a civilization that flourished for almost 3, yearsPages:   Lionel Casson offers a comprehensive introduction to the people of ancient Egypt.

He describes the structure of Egyptian society--the levels from peasant to pharaoh, the nature of the family, and the role of women. He reviews the professions, from the lowliest scribes to the architects and engineers who built the pyramids, and examines the work of sculptors, painters.

Everyday life in ancient Egypt by Harris, Nathaniel, Topics Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To B.C, Manners and customs, Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To B.C. -- Juvenile literature, Egypt -- Social life and customs, Egypt Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS.

Books to : Get this from a library. Everyday life in Ancient Egypt. [Nathaniel Harris] -- Looks at the daily life and customs of people living in ancient Egypt, including photographs of artifacts from that era. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

Get this from a library. Everyday life in ancient Egypt. [Neil Morris; Daniela Astone] -- A brief, illustrated, overview of the geography, history, customs, beliefs, monuments, day-to-day life, and social structure of ancient Egypt, a civilization that flourished for almost 3, years.

Remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life from the end of the third millennium BC to the Greek occupation in BC examines the roles and tasks assigned to each section of the community and describes how people spent their leisure hours, how they dressed, what they ate and drank, and more.

"A handy reference tool." — Horn Book. illustrations. Everyday life in ancient Egypt by Harris, Nathaniel,Franklin Watts edition, in EnglishCited by: 1.

Ancient Egypt: Life in ancient Egypt. Contents. Before your visit. Background information. Resources such as in the Book of the Dead which was placed in tombs, or everyday life, for example a list of items sold by a merchant, a legal Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt, British Museum Press, Pemberton, D.

and Harris, G. There was a proliferation of temples which indicates how essential they were to the function of everyday life in ancient Egypt and the religious function was not the whole story. Often one temple was built so close to another that whole temple complexes, even temple cities arose, cities like Giza, or Thebes.

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“[The Egyptians] prided themselves on being clean-shaven,” says the book Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt. In fact, cosmetic sets consisting of razors, tweezers, and mirrors, along with their containers, have been found in tombs.Egypt is a dry, hot desert country and ancient life depended on the waters of the River Nile.

People lived beside the Nile and Egyptian houses were almost all built from bricks of Nile mud. (The palaces of the Pharaohs were built from stone.) The mud was carried in baskets from the Nile and poured into moulds.