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History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria in the Light of Recent Discovery   By: (1869-1919)

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In "History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria in the Light of Recent Discovery" by Leonard W. King, readers are taken on a fascinating journey through the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria. King expertly weaves together the latest archaeological discoveries with historical accounts to provide a comprehensive and engaging overview of these ancient cultures.

What sets this book apart is King's ability to bring these ancient civilizations to life, painting vivid pictures of daily life, religious beliefs, political structures, and cultural practices. His writing is accessible and engaging, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in ancient history.

Overall, "History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria in the Light of Recent Discovery" is a well-researched and captivating exploration of some of the most influential civilizations in history. Leonard W. King's expertise and passion for the subject shine through, making this book a valuable addition to any history lover's library.

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HISTORY OF EGYPT

CHALDEA, SYRIA, BABYLONIA, AND ASSYRIA

IN THE LIGHT OF RECENT DISCOVERY

BY L. W. KING and H. R. HALL

Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum

Containing over 1200 colored plates and illustrations.

Copyright 1906

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PUBLISHERS' NOTE

It should be noted that many of the monuments and sites of excavations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and Kurdistan described in this volume have been visited by the authors in connection with their own work in those countries. The greater number of the photographs here published were taken by the authors themselves. Their thanks are due to M. Ernest Leroux, of Paris, for his kind permission to reproduce a certain number of plates from the works of M. de Morgan, illustrating his recent discoveries in Egypt and Persia, and to Messrs. W. A. Mansell & Co., of London, for kindly allowing them to make use of a number of photographs issued by them.

PREFACE

The present volume contains an account of the most important additions which have been made to our knowledge of the ancient history of Egypt and Western Asia during the few years which have elapsed since the publication of Prof... Continue reading book >>


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