Queens of Egypt

This book offers a unique and heretofore unexplored insight into the key role they played and unveils the true nature of their political and spiritual influence, which was very different from the cliched portrayals most readers are familiar ...

Queens of Egypt

Celebrated in literature and Hollywood movies, the lives of the Ancient Egyptian queens have become synonymous with power, beauty, and glory. Cleopatra, Nefertiti, Nefertari and Hatchepsut are familiar names today, although the women themselves are not known as well as the mythology around them. The wives, mothers, or daughters of pharaohs, their influence on three thousand years of ancient Egyptian history is indisputable. This book offers a unique and heretofore unexplored insight into the key role they played and unveils the true nature of their political and spiritual influence, which was very different from the cliched portrayals most readers are familiar with. Some of the questions answered in this book include: What was the real status of the Egyptian queens? What was the status of second wives and concubines? What was their role in religious celebrations? What was their beauty regime?

Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt

Spanning three millennia of Egyptian history, a richly illustrated study of the queens of ancient Egypt ranges from the early dynastic period to the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC, offering a biographical portrait of each queen, along with ...

Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt

Spanning three millennia of Egyptian history, a richly illustrated study of the queens of ancient Egypt ranges from the early dynastic period to the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC, offering a biographical portrait of each queen, along with information on the era in which she lived and her influence on Egyptian history.

The Queens of Egypt

The Queens of Egypt


Cleopatra

An Egyptologist strips away preconceptions about Cleopatra in a biography of the extraordinary Egyptian queen, detailing her remarkable intelligence and linguistic expertise, her liaisons with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, her ruthless ...

Cleopatra

An Egyptologist strips away preconceptions about Cleopatra in a biography of the extraordinary Egyptian queen, detailing her remarkable intelligence and linguistic expertise, her liaisons with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, her ruthless political maneuverings in pursuit of power and more. Reprint.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra was the last queen of Egypt. This book tells the story of how she pursued her dream of getting to the throne and ruling as she had always planned to rule, learning from her father's mistakes.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra was the last queen of Egypt. This book tells the story of how she pursued her dream of getting to the throne and ruling as she had always planned to rule, learning from her father's mistakes. It wasn't an easy ride, especially with all the schemes set by her evil siblings and her brother's co-regents. It's a book about inspiration, determination and success.

How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt

But the brave Serpot and her women are full of surprises. Can woman truly equal man in strength and courage? This story of love and war is based on an actual Egyptian scroll from the Greco-Roman period.

How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt

CAN WOMAN EVER CONQUER MAN? Queen Serpot rules the Land of Women, where the Amazon women live free, without men, and hunt and fight their own battles. But one day their peace is broken. An army of Egyptian soldiers is approaching their land, led by their prince, Pedikhons. Pedikhons has heard stories of these warrior women. Now he has come to see them with his own eyes -- and to challenge them to combat. But the brave Serpot and her women are full of surprises. Can woman truly equal man in strength and courage? This story of love and war is based on an actual Egyptian scroll from the Greco-Roman period. Hieroglyphic translations of key phrases, intricate paintings in the Egyptian and Assyrian styles, and extensive notes about both cultures enrich this fascinating, untold legend.

Lives of the Ancient Egyptians Pharaohs Queens Courtiers and Commoners

Spanning thousands of years of ancient Egyptian history, the book offers a fresh perspective on an always fascinating civilization through the lives of: The god-kings, from great rulers like Khufu and Ramesses II to less famous monarchs ...

Lives of the Ancient Egyptians  Pharaohs  Queens  Courtiers and Commoners

100 biographies reveal the true character and diversity of the ancient world's greatest civilization The biographies included here give voice not only to ancient Egypt's rulers but also to the people who built the great monuments, staffed government offices, farmed, served in the temples, and fought to defend the country's borders. Spanning thousands of years of ancient Egyptian history, the book offers a fresh perspective on an always fascinating civilization through the lives of: The god-kings, from great rulers like Khufu and Ramesses II to less famous monarchs such as Amenemhat I and Osorkon Egypt's queens: the powerful Tiye, the beautiful Nefertiti, Tutankhamun's tragic child-bride Ankhesenamun, and the infamous Cleopatra The officials who served the pharaoh: the architect Imhotep who designed the first pyramid, the court dwarf Perniankhu, and the royal sculptor Bak Ordinary women who are often overlooked in official accounts: Hemira, a humble priestess from a provincial Delta town, and Naunakht, whose will reveals the trials and tribulations of family life Commoners and foreigners such as the irascible farmer Hekanakht, the serial criminal Paneb, and Urhiya, the mercenary who rose to the rank of general in the Egyptian army. Lives of the Ancient Egyptians offers remarkable insights into the history and culture of the Nile Valley and very personal glimpses of a vanished world. Note: The ebook edition includes the complete text of the printed book without illustrations

Cleopatra

Learn about a woman whose real life story rivals the most exciting works of fiction."

Cleopatra

"Cleopatra is one of the most dynamic figures of ancient history, a powerful, brilliant queen whose cunning, ambition, and boldness not only brought her to Egypt's throne but also into alliances and conflicts with Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, and the Roman Empire itself. Although her desperate bid for power may have ended in tragedy, it fueled centuries of stories about her. Cleopatra's life and legacy are illuminated in this attractive, eye-catching guide chock-full with lively prose, impeccable research, and engaging features. Learn about a woman whose real life story rivals the most exciting works of fiction."

Cleopatra

Profiles the last queen of Egypt, who gained and maintained power over her kingdom through her alliance with Julius Caesar and later Marc Antony.

Cleopatra

Profiles the last queen of Egypt, who gained and maintained power over her kingdom through her alliance with Julius Caesar and later Marc Antony.

Tausret

This book is a collection of essays discussing the reign and influence of Tausret, the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c. twelfth century BCE), and one of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its history.

Tausret

This book is a collection of essays discussing the reign and influence of Tausret, the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c. twelfth century BCE), and one of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its history.

In Search of the Egyptian Queen

The Queen of Egypt is in grave danger. Will Mia and Ricky be able to save her?

In Search of the Egyptian Queen

The Queen of Egypt is in grave danger. Will Mia and Ricky be able to save her?

Cleopatra

In graphic art format, presents the life of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra who ruled ancient Egypt.

Cleopatra

In graphic art format, presents the life of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra who ruled ancient Egypt.

The Life and Times of Cleopatra Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra and Caesar.--Cleopatra and Antony.

The Life and Times of Cleopatra  Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra and Caesar.--Cleopatra and Antony.

The Desert Queen Collection

This exciting omnibus contains all four of M.L. Bullock's Desert Queen books--now in one big bundle! ˃˃˃ The Tale of Nefret Twin daughters of an ancient Bedouin king struggle under the weight of an ominous prophecy that threatens to ...

The Desert Queen Collection

The Saga of the Most Mysterious Queen of Ancient Egypt Explore the Legend of Nefertiti! This exciting omnibus contains all four of M.L. Bullock's Desert Queen books--now in one big bundle! ˃˃˃ The Tale of Nefret Twin daughters of an ancient Bedouin king struggle under the weight of an ominous prophecy that threatens to divide them forever. Royal sibling rivalry explodes as the young women realize that they must fight for their future and for the love of Alexio, the man they both love. The Tale of Nefret chronicles their lives as they travel in two different directions. One sister becomes the leader of the Meshwesh while the other travels to Egypt as an unwilling gift to Pharaoh. From the desert to the throne room, The Tale of Nefret is the first book in The Desert Queen series, the fictional story of Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt. From the Red Sands of Egypt to the Palace at Thebes! ˃˃˃ The Falcon Rises With her tribe in turmoil and her twin sister missing, Nefret surrenders herself to the will of Egypt and the calculating Queen Tiye. When the Egyptian queen's intentions for Nefret become clear, the Desert Queen realizes it will take all her wits to win--and stay alive. The Falcon Rises chronicles the evolution of Nefertiti as she struggles to claim her place at Amenhotep's side in history. Who Will Be Egypt's Next Great Queen? ˃˃˃ The Kingdom of Nefertiti When Nefret, the mekhma of the Meshwesh, leads her people back to their homeland of Zerzura, everything changes. Forced to make a deal with the determined Queen Tiye, Nefret abandons her tribe and the man she loves to obey the queen's command. As she takes her place at the Egyptian court at Thebes, she quickly realizes that fate is not through with her yet. A new enemy with a beautiful face is revealed, and Nefret--now Nefertiti--must fight again to keep her place at Amenhotep's side. Set against the backdrop of the grand courts of Egypt, The Kingdom of Nefertiti chronicles the rise of Queen Nefertiti. ˃˃˃ The Song of the Bee-Eater Akhenaten and Nefertiti have done the impossible: they've led Egypt into a new age centered around the worship of the Aten. But not everyone is happy about the new Golden Age. Enemies arise, inside and outside the palace, and Nefertiti must fight to keep her children safe and her kingdom intact. Akhenaten breaks her heart, and she loses someone close to her. After the Great Queen sees a strange omen, she prepares to abandon her crown and imagine life beyond the shimmering courts of Egypt. Can the Egyptian queen Nefertiti survive? Step back in time and witness the beauty of ancient Egypt--through Nefertiti's eyes!

Queens of Egypt

Queens of Egypt


The Last Queens of Egypt

comprehend a world that was dominated by the male pharaoh, it is often difficult to fully the roles of Egyptian queens. A pharaoh would have a number of queens, but the most important would be elevated to 'principal wife'.

The Last Queens of Egypt

The last of the Ptolemaic monarchs who ruled Egypt for 300 years, Cleopatra is the most famous of the Ptolemaic queens. But what of her predecessors? The Last Queens of Egypt examines the roles played by the Ptolemaic royal women and explores their part in religion, politics and court intrigue. Explaining their propensity for incest, murder and power, Sally Ann Ashton shows the extent of the power they enjoyed, the price they paid, and how they shaped Cleopatra's reign.

Queens of Egypt

Professor W. C. Hayes states in his Sceptre of Egypt that Nefertiti was the niece of Queen Tiye and Nefertiti's father was Queen Tiye's brother, the Cavalry Commander Ay. This official, who later became pharaoh, could have been the son ...

Queens of Egypt

Of all the great ancient civilizations, Egypt has provided the world the most alluring portraits of women. Here, from author Leonard Cottrell, are the fascinating stories of those women - from the legendary beauty, Nefertiti, and Nefertari, the favorite wife of the great Ramesses II; to Tiye, wife of the uxorious, luxury-loving Amenophis III, and the formidable Hatsepshut, the only queen of Egypt to rule as a divine pharaoh in her own right.