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

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

10 Egypt: the Black Land

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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The first chapter of the section dealing with Egypt starts with a discussion of the importance of the Nile river, without which the area would never have spawned one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. Topics covered include: - the riverine systems of Egypt and Mesopotamia - geography and climate - transportation on the Nile - the development of early Egypt - the Mesopotamian connection - the rediscovery of ancient Egypt - the Rosetta Stone - Egyptology - the unification of Egypt - the Palette of Narmer - the early dynastic period

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Chadwick, Robert . 10 Egypt: the Black Land. First Civilizations - Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt (Second Edition). Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 204-215 Jan 2005. ISBN 9781904768784. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=18676. Date accessed: 30 Nov 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.18676. Jan 2005

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