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By John Romer

The traditional international involves existence within the first quantity in a e-book sequence at the historical past of Egypt, spanning the 1st farmers to the development of the pyramids. Famed archaeologist John Romer attracts on a life of examine to inform one history's maximum tales; how, over greater than 1000 years, a society of farmers created a wealthy, vibrant global the place the most awesome of all human-made landmarks, the nice Pyramid, was once equipped. Immersing the reader within the Egypt of the earlier, Romer examines and demanding situations the long-held theories approximately what archaeological unearths suggest and what tales they inform approximately how the Egyptians lived. greater than simply an account of 1 of the main interesting sessions of background, this engrossing ebook asks readers to take a step again and query what they've realized approximately Egypt long ago. enthusiasts of Stacy Schiff's Cleopatra and background buffs may be captivated through this re-telling of Egyptian background, written through one of many most sensible Egyptologists on the planet.

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61, 75. Ethiopia’s Alleged Control of the Nile 37 50. , pp. 61, 80–81. 51. See discussion in Caraman, The Lost Empire, pp. 103–109. 52. Le Grand, Voyage historique, pp. 216–217; Lobo, Voyage, p. 217; Ludolf, New History, p. 41. For Jesuit references to the Nile see Beccari, Rerum Aethiopicarum Scriptores Occidentales, p. 1250. 53. Ludolf, New History, p. 42. 54. , pp. 42–43. 55. , pp. 43–44. 56. Le Grand, Voyage historique, p. 216; Lobo, Voyage, p. 217; Cerulli, “Il volo,” p. 36. 57. Le Grand, Voyage historique, pp.

Pp. 43–44. 56. Le Grand, Voyage historique, p. 216; Lobo, Voyage, p. 217; Cerulli, “Il volo,” p. 36. 57. Le Grand, Voyage historique, pp. 216–217; Lobo, Voyage, p. 217. 58. Le Grand, Voyage historique, p. 174; Lobo, Voyage, p. 185; Bruce, Travels, vol. 2, pp. 526–527. See also Cerulli, “Il volo,” pp. 36–37. 59. Bruce, Travels, vol. 3, p. 715. 4 ◆ Consolidation of Christianity Around the Source of the Blue Nile Paul Henze LEGENDS The Blue Nile has its source at Gish Abbay in the middle of Gojjam.

42–43. 55. , pp. 43–44. 56. Le Grand, Voyage historique, p. 216; Lobo, Voyage, p. 217; Cerulli, “Il volo,” p. 36. 57. Le Grand, Voyage historique, pp. 216–217; Lobo, Voyage, p. 217. 58. Le Grand, Voyage historique, p. 174; Lobo, Voyage, p. 185; Bruce, Travels, vol. 2, pp. 526–527. See also Cerulli, “Il volo,” pp. 36–37. 59. Bruce, Travels, vol. 3, p. 715. 4 ◆ Consolidation of Christianity Around the Source of the Blue Nile Paul Henze LEGENDS The Blue Nile has its source at Gish Abbay in the middle of Gojjam.

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