First Civilizations - Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt (Second Edition) - Robert Chadwick

First Civilizations - Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt (Second Edition) - Robert Chadwick

17 The Persians

First Civilizations - Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt (Second Edition) - Robert Chadwick

Robert Chadwick [+-]
Bishop's University
Robert Chadwick is the co-director of the Wadi ath-Thamad Project and currently teaches in the Religion Department at Bishops University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

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This chapter shows how by the middle of the first millennium BC, a new group from the east -- the Achaemenids, the ruling dynasty of the Persian empire, wrested power in Egypt. Topics covered include: - the Medes and the Persians - Cyrus the Great - Camyses II and the conquest of Egypt - Darius I - administering the empire - Darius I in Egypt - Egyptian rebellion against the Persians - the Egyptian rebellion of 486 BC - the return of Egyptian independence

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Chadwick, Robert . 17 The Persians. First Civilizations - Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt (Second Edition). Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 217-226 Jan 2005. ISBN 9781904768784. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=18675. Date accessed: 30 Nov 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.18675. Jan 2005

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