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  • Download Ancient Egyptian, Assyrian & Persian Costumes & Decorations by Mary G. Houston PDF

    By Mary G. Houston

    Initially released in 1920. This quantity from the Cornell college Library's print collections used to be scanned on an APT BookScan and switched over to JPG 2000 structure through Kirtas applied sciences. All titles scanned conceal to hide and pages may possibly contain marks notations and different marginalia found in the unique quantity.

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  • Download Villa of the Birds: The Excavation and Preservation of the by Wojcech Kolataj, Grzegorz Majcherek, Ewa Parandowska PDF

    By Wojcech Kolataj, Grzegorz Majcherek, Ewa Parandowska

    This interesting e-book describes the excavation and upkeep of 3 early Roman villas in Egypt's historic port urban of Alexandria. Chronicling the paintings of the Polish Archaeological undertaking in Alexandria, Villa of the Birds is a fascinating and informative account of ways those historical dwellings have been unearthed, and the way the well-known mosaic flooring have been dropped at mild thousand years when they have been laid.
    With the specialist information of the archaeologists accountable for the excavation, the reader is led via layers of clues attaining ten meters under state-of-the-art highway point, and to an in-depth appreciation of this impressive site's wealthy history.
    Drawing at once on their paintings with the Polish Archeological challenge, the authors describe intimately the excavation of the housing components, in addition to the baths, the gymnasia, and the theater that contain the villa complex.
    Villa of the Birds reconstructs not just the villas themselves, with their remarkable mosaics, but in addition the background of ways they have been equipped and used, and eventually how they have been destroyed via fireplace. The booklet is richly illustrated with certain ground plans in addition to striking colour pictures of the mosaics themselves.

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  • Download The Persian Empire: A Corpus of Sources from the Achaemenid by Amélie Kuhrt PDF

    By Amélie Kuhrt

    Bringing jointly a wide selection of fabric in lots of various languages that exists from the vast physique of labor left through this massive empire, The Persian Empire offers annotated translations, including introductions to the issues of utilizing it so as to achieve an knowing of the heritage and dealing os this notable political entity.

    The Achaemenid empire built within the quarter of recent Fars (Islam) and elevated to unite territories stretching from the Segean and Egypt within the west to valuable Asia and north-west India, which it governed for over 2 hundred years till its conquest by means of Alexander of Macedon.

    Although a majority of these areas had lengthy considering been involved with one another, they'd by no means been associated below a unmarried regime. The Persian empire represents a big section of transformation for its topics, comparable to the Jews, in addition to these residing on its edges, similar to the ecu Greeks.

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  • Download The Decoration on the Cult Chapel Walls of the Old Kingdom by L H Roeten PDF

    By L H Roeten

    Within the ornament at the Cult Chapel partitions of the outdated country Tombs at Giza Leo Roeten offers a style that evaluates the measure of interplay among many of the ornament topics which are put on the western wall of the cult chapels on the tombs of Giza. Diagrams as a result of that procedure exhibit that in the fifth dynasty the focal point of the mode of nutrition provide for the ka of the deceased replaced from basically lively to essentially magical. at the different partitions of the chapel this modification not just resulted in the lack of a few secondary cultic capabilities just like the inviting and guiding capabilities, but additionally to an expanding specialise in scenes from the lifestyle of the tomb proprietor.

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  • Download Wine, Wealth, and the State in Late Antique Egypt: The House by Todd Hickey PDF

    By Todd Hickey

    The "glorious condo" of the senatorial kin of the Flavii Apiones is the simplest documented financial entity of the Roman Empire throughout the 5th via 7th centuries, that severe interval of transition among the classical global and the center a while. for many years, the wealthy yet fragmentary manuscript proof that this huge agricultural property left in the back of, preserved for 1,400 years via the desiccating sands of Egypt, has been significant to arguments in regards to the agrarian and monetary historical past of past due Antiquity, together with the increase of feudalism.

    Wine, Wealth, and the kingdom in past due vintage Egypt is the main authoritative synthesis in regards to the economic climate of the Apion property to seem so far. T. M. Hickey examines the files of the family's wine construction in the sixth century with a view to make clear old fiscal practices and financial conception, in addition to at the wine and on property administration. in line with cautious learn of the unique manuscripts, together with unpublished files from the property archive, he offers debatable conclusions, a lot at odds with the "top down" types presently dominating the scholarship.

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  • Download Beirut, Beirut by Sonallah Ibrahim PDF

    By Sonallah Ibrahim

    A urban – recognized for its light-heartedness, vibrancy and potential for enjoyable – is ripped aside by means of war.

    A younger guy – jam-packed with the vim, energy and wishes of sweet sixteen – refuses to permit his spirit to be dampened . . .

    November, 1980. An Egyptian author has selected the incorrect time to come back to Beirut looking for a writer for his arguable ebook. males with computing device weapons are on each road nook. while the author meets an outdated buddy from his progressive scholar days, he's brought to 2 interesting ladies: idealistic film-maker Antoinette and Lamia, the seductive spouse of his would-be writer. His attentions necessarily flip in the direction of the 2 girls, however the historical past rumble of strife and fight turns into more and more demanding to ignore.
    Based at the author's real-life adventure of the civil battle in Lebanon, Beirut, Beirut is an exploration of ways, even in the course of chaos and violence, universals resembling love, wish and craving are nonetheless continually our guiding forces.

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  • Download The Mummy Case (Amelia Peabody, Book 3) by Elizabeth Peters PDF

    By Elizabeth Peters

    Radcliffe Emerson, the irascible husband of fellow archaeologist and Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, has earned the nickname "Father of Curses"—and at Mazghunah he demonstrates why. Denied permission to dig on the pyramids of Dahshoor, he and Amelia are resigned to excavating mounds of rubble in the course of nowhere. and there's not anything within the barren sector beneficial in their interest—until an antiquities broker is murdered in his personal store. A moment sighting of a sinister stranger from the crime scene, a mysterious scrap of papyrus, and a lacking mummy case have all whetted Amelia's interest. but if the Emersons begin digging for solutions in an historical tomb, occasions take a darker and deadlier turn—and there's no surviving the very smooth terrors their efforts display.

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