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History Of Egypt Chaldaea Syria Babylonia And Assyria V 5 by G. Maspero

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HISTORY OF EGYPT CHALDEA, SYRIA, BABYLONIA, AND ASSYRIA

By G. MASPERO, Honorable Doctor of Civil Laws, and Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford; Member of the Institute and Professor at the College of France

Edited by A. H. SAYCE, Professor of Assyriology, Oxford

Translated by M. L. McCLURE, Member of the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund

CONTAINING OVER TWELVE HUNDRED COLORED PLATES AND ILLUSTRATIONS

Volume V.

LONDON

THE GROLIER SOCIETY

PUBLISHERS

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THE EIGHTEENTH THEBAN DYNASTY -- (continued)

THUTMOSIS III.: THE ORGANISATION OF THE SYRIAN PROVINCES -- AMENOTHES III.: THE WORSHIPPERS OF ATONU.

Thutmosis III.: the talcing of Qodsha in the 42nd year of his reign -- The tribute of the south -- The triumph-song of Amon.

The constitution of the Egyptian empire -- The Grown vassals and their relations with the Pharaoh -- The king's messengers -- The allied states -- Royal presents and marriages; the status of foreigners in the royal harem -- Commerce with Asia, its resources and its risks; protection granted to the national industries, and treaties of extradition.

Amenothes II, his campaigns in Syria and Nubia -- Thutmosis IV.; his dream under the shadow of the Sphinx and his marriage -- Amenothes III. and his peaceful reign -- The great building works -- The temples of Nubia: Soleb and his sanctuary built by Amenothes III, Gebel Barkal, Elephantine -- The beautifying of Thebes: the temple of Mat, the temples of Amon at Luxor and at Karnak, the tomb of Amenothes III, the chapel and the colossi of Memnon.

The increasing importance of Anion and his priests: preference shown by Amenothes III. for the Heliopolitan gods, his marriage with Tii -- The influence of Tii over Amenothes IV.: the decadence of Amon and of Thebes, Atonu and Khuitniatonu -- Change of physiognomy in Khuniaton, his character, his government, his relations with Asia: the tombs of Tel el-Amarna and the art of the period -- Tutanlchamon, At: the return of the Pharaohs to Thebes and the close of the XVIIIth dynasty.

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