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History of Egypt From 330 B.C. To the Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12)   By: (1871-1950)

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"History of Egypt From 330 B.C. To the Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12)" by Angelo S. Rappoport is a comprehensive and insightful look at the rich history of Egypt. Rappoport's extensive research and thorough analysis make this book a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about Egypt's past.

One of the strengths of this book is the author's ability to present complex historical events in a clear and engaging manner. Rappoport does an excellent job of weaving together political, social, and cultural history to provide a well-rounded picture of Egypt's development over the centuries. His attention to detail and thorough exploration of key moments in Egyptian history make this book a fascinating read.

Another highlight of this book is Rappoport's inclusion of primary sources and quotes from historical figures, giving readers a firsthand look at the thoughts and perspectives of the people who shaped Egypt's history. This adds depth and authenticity to the narrative, making it feel more alive and relevant to modern readers.

Overall, "History of Egypt From 330 B.C. To the Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12)" is a valuable addition to any history buff's bookshelf. Rappoport's expertise and passion for the subject shine through in this well-written and thoroughly researched volume, making it a must-read for anyone interested in delving deeper into the fascinating history of Egypt.

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From 330 B.C. to the Present Time

By S. RAPPOPORT, Doctor of Philosophy, Basel; Member of the Ecole Langues Orientales, Paris; Russian, German, French Orientalist and Philologist


Containing over Twelve Hundred Colored Plates and Illustrations



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Professor Maspero closes his History of Egypt with the conquest of Alexander the Great. There is a sense of dramatic fitness in this selection, for, with the coming of the Macedonians, the sceptre of authority passed for ever out of the hand of the Egyptian. For several centuries the power of the race had been declining, and foreign nations had contended for the vast treasure house of Egypt. Alexander found the Persians virtually rulers of the land. The ancient people whose fame has come down to us through centuries untarnished had been forced to bow beneath the yoke of foreign masters, and nations of alien blood were henceforth to dominate its history.

The first Ptolemy founded a Macedonian or Greek dynasty that maintained supremacy in Egypt until the year 30 B.C. His successors were his lineal descendants, and to the very last they prided themselves on their Greek origin; but the government which they established was essentially Oriental in character... Continue reading book >>

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