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Sethy I King of Egypt

Sethy I King of Egypt
his life and afterlife

  • ISBN: 9789774168864
  • Editorial: The American University in Cairo Press
  • Lugar de la edición: Cairo. Egipto
  • Encuadernación: Cartoné
  • Medidas: 24 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 200
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Cartoné
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Resumen

King Sethy I (also transcribed as Seti, Sethi and Sethos) ruled for around a decade in the early thirteenth century BC. His lifetime coincided with a crucial point in Egyptian history, following the ill-starred religious revolution of Akhenaten, and heralding the last phase of Egypt's imperial splendor. As the second scion of a wholly new royal family, his reign did much to set the agenda for the coming decades, both at home and abroad. Sethy was also a great builder, apparently with exquisite artistic taste, to judge from the unique quality of the decoration of his celebrated monuments at Abydos and Thebes. This richly illustrated book tells the story of Sethy's career and monuments, not only in ancient times, but in modern history, and the impact of his legacy on today's understanding and appreciation of ancient Egypt.

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