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Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians #2019

Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians Explore the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt to B C E through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions paintings from tombs and scenes from the temple walls of t

  • Title: Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians
  • Author: Bob Brier
  • ISBN: 9780313303135
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians By Bob Brier, Explore the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt 3000 to 30 B.C.E through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from the temple walls of the people themselves Students can use this unique and most up to date resource on the subject to examine the history of one of our oldest civilizations Detailed inscriptiExplore the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt 3000 to 30 B.C.E through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from the temple walls of the people themselves Students can use this unique and most up to date resource on the subject to examine the history of one of our oldest civilizations Detailed inscriptions of its religion, its unusual form of government, the manner of ancient work and play, its magnificent art, the reasons for its military domination, and its intellectual accomplishments are included to help recreate the time period for modern readers.Explore the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt 3000 to 30 B.C.E through reconstructions based on the hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from the temple walls of the people themselves Students can use this unique and most up to date resource on the subject to examine the history of one of our oldest civilizations Detailed descriptions of its religion, its unusual form of government, the manner of ancient work and play, its magnificent art, the reasons for its military domination, and its intellectual accomplishments are included to help recreate the time period for modern readers.Chapter one introduces the reader to ancient Egyptian history and provides a context for the chapters that follow These chapters examine what people ate, what their social lives were like, what they wore, what kinds of jobs they had, and much Simple steps explain how bread, beer, and wine were made long ago Actual recipes are included along with basics of clothing construction Discover how massive pyramids and monoliths were built, and how and why mummies were made Modern readers will be surprised to find fundamental similarities between our lives today and the lives of these ancient peoples living over 4,000 years ago They will also be interested to note the many differences between this culture and the cultures of today.

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    1. I was expecting a rather dry but interesting book listing all the different aspects of ancient Egyptian life but it ended up being quite a bit engaging, lively and fun to read Each chapter dealt with a different aspect of ancient Egypt, from their technology to religion and society down to the games their children played and each chapter gave you a feel for what life was like for them, how often very different from us they were and yet how similar The writing in the book is simple enough that i [...]

    2. This is a book in a series written for Young Adults it is particularly good for high school reports Nevertheless, the accuracy it s written by actual scholars in the field and excellent organization make it a useful reference for the general reader as well The historical introduction is somewhat skimpy, but the description of daily life is good and up to date Despite being 40 years older than the target audience, I m looking forward to reading other books in this Greenwood series There is now a [...]

    3. So much of history, particularly ancient history, is about politics and powers In the case of Egypt, this means the XXXIII dynasties of pharaohs The Ancient Egyptians by Brier and Hobbs can t get away from all those pharaohs, but it also covers work, play, food, clothes, etc.When archaeologists look back many thousands of years, many of their conclusions involve guessing They are beyond the earlier archaeologists where the bias was to to confirm The Bible Still today, when a chaotic city for pyr [...]

    4. I was expecting a rather dry but interesting book listing all the different aspects of ancient Egyptian life but it ended up being quite a bit engaging, lively and fun to read Each chapter dealt with a different aspect of ancient Egypt, from their technology to religion and society down to the games their children played and each chapter gave you a feel for what life was like for them, how often very different from us they were and yet how similar The writing in the book is simple enough that i [...]

    5. Readable, with decent illustrations for a lot of practical details like structure of clothing I started reading pretty skeptically when I realized that the author is a strong proponent of Tutankhamen s supposed murder though.

    6. I couldn t get past the introduction It was the most condescending thing I ve read in a while Calling the Ancient Egyptians helpless pets , comparing them to modern times and saying their view on the world was closer to that of prehistoric cavemen Nope, no thank you I ll find another book about Egypt.

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