By John Romer
The traditional international involves lifestyles within the first quantity in a booklet 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 some of the most fabulous of all human-made landmarks, the nice Pyramid, was once outfitted. Immersing the reader within the Egypt of the prior, Romer examines and demanding situations the long-held theories approximately what archaeological reveals suggest and what tales they inform approximately how the Egyptians lived. greater than simply an account of 1 of the main attention-grabbing classes of historical past, this engrossing ebook asks readers to take a step again and query what they've realized approximately Egypt some time past. lovers of Stacy Schiff's Cleopatra and historical past buffs should be captivated through this re-telling of Egyptian historical past, written through one of many best Egyptologists on this planet.
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