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Author Montet, Pierre, 1885-1966.

Title Lives of the Pharaohs.

Publication Info. Cleveland : World Pub. Co., [1968]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  932 M76    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  932 M    Check Shelf
Description 288 pages : illustrations (part color), maps. ; 26 cm
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 278-281)
Contents 1. Builders of the pyramids : Snofru : Founder of a dynasty. Cheops : The Great Pyramid and the Sphinx. Pepi : A centenarian king. 2. The court of It-towe : Amenemnes I : First king of the court of It-towe. Amenemnes II : Builder of the Labyrinth. 3. The flowering of a dynasty : Kamose : One of the liberators of Egypt. Makare Hatshepsut : A great queen. Thutmose III : The warrior. Amenhotep III : The magnificent. 4. A heretic and his successor : Amenhotep IV : The enemy of the gods. Tutankhamun : The restorer of the cult of Amun. 5. Greatness and decline : Ramses II : The Great. Merenptah : The king of the Exodus. 6. A time of conflicts : Ramses III : The last of the great pharaohs. Psusennes : A king of Tanis. 7. The rule of foreigners : Sheshonk I : A Libyan king. Piankhy : A king of Napata. Amasis : A Philhellene king. Maps. Chronological list of pharaohs mentioned.
Subject Pharaohs -- Biography.
Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C.
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