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10 edition of The queen of Egypt found in the catalog.

The queen of Egypt

short fiction

by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer

  • 195 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSusan Fromberg Schaeffer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.S316 Qu, PS3569.C35 Qu
      The Physical Object
      Pagination210 p. ;
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4428533M
      ISBN 100525186670
      LC Control Number79054205

        Historian, Joann Fletcher explores the hitherto downplayed role that women took in the running of state and, indeed, in shaping every aspect of life in Ancie. Cooney's writing has appeared on and she presented a multi-city lecture tour in She was a lead expert in the popular Discovery Channel special The Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen, and is a recurring team member of the History Channel's Digging for the Truth. Her book The Woman Who Would Be King was published in

        The courageous Queen of Thebes reigned as a sole ruler, and was the greatest Queen of the 19th dynasty. She rose from ashes, from dust to splendor, from rags to riches, from a mere lady to Egypt's favorite, from a lady to a princess and then from a throne princess to a s: ”But while alive, the queen of Egypt was supposed to give the king an heir. A son, preferably. But that was not her only role,” Mummific nodded to himself and raised his fingers to count. ”One: to give birth to the heir. Two: to fulfill religious roles - this was absolute necessity to keep the balance of things.

        Yet as Kara Cooney explains in her new book, When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt, those women were ultimately only placeholders for the next male to . The book is divided into sections on Cleopatra and Caesar and Cleopatra and Antony and is supplemented by a number of maps and illustrations. Seller Inventory # APC More information about this seller Queen of Egypt: A Study in the Origin of the Roman Empire (Kegan Paul Library of Ancient Egypt) Weigall, Arthur E. P. Brome.


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