This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...Seventh to Tenth Dynasties 89 districts of Beni Hasan, El-Bersheh, Siut, Gau, Girgeh, and Aswan were all centres of feudal power, some of these claiming the standard and emblem handed down from earliest times. In each province the great chieftain claimed by hereditary right the ministry of the temple, and all other ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...Seventh to Tenth Dynasties 89 districts of Beni Hasan, El-Bersheh, Siut, Gau, Girgeh, and Aswan were all centres of feudal power, some of these claiming the standard and emblem handed down from earliest times. In each province the great chieftain claimed by hereditary right the ministry of the temple, and all other offices fell to his appointment as owner of the land. Events were dated by the year of his own succession, oaths were sworn by his name, instead of the king's, as formerly, and after his name appeared the formula, "Living for ever to eternity," hitherto the sacred attribute of the crown. Each district had its own courts of justice, storehouses, treasury, offices, and militia, directly under the authority of the chieftain. 4 (ii) The Chieftains' Courts The court and surroundings of these feudal lords now became a reproduction on a smaller scale of the entourage of the earlier monarchs. The great officials of each province were the bearer of the seal or chancellor, the herald, and the captain of the forces. The treasury, the hall of judgment, and other offices were each under the care of a superintendent. Law was administered by vice-magistrates and the headmen of the villages. The royal scribes, and possibly the superintendent of auditors, watched the interests of the Crown, while numerous scribes and clerks attended to the routine of official work. In the public works each department had its manager, as, for example, the superintendent of the irrigation works and canals. The labor itself was organized into gangs, each overlooker of five being distinguished as a superintendent. In the lord's house there was an equivalent retinue and service. A steward of the domains was the first official, under whom were superintendents of the lands, th...
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Fair. No dust jacket. 1907. 111 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Owner's name to front endpaper. Rough cut page are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Binding is firm. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Sunning to spine and edges. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1483438777CJD (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
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