Thebes at War: A Novel of Ancient Egypt


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Known and loved throughout Egypt as a work that celebrates the national character, Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz s Thebes at War tells of a high point in Egyptian history ancient Egypt s defeat of Asiatic foreigners who had dominated northern Egypt for two hundred years. With a visit from a court official and a provocative insult, the southern pharaoh s long simmering resentment boils over, leading him to commit himself and his heirs to an epic struggle for the throne. Filled with the grand clash of armies, staggering ...

Thebes at War: A Novel of Ancient Egypt 2005, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400076697

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