Economy And Industry In Ancient Egypt

Author : Leslie C. Kaplan
ISBN : 0823989364
Genre : Business & Economics
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Describes the industries and economic system of ancient Egypt.
Category: Business & Economics

Handbook To Life In Ancient Egypt

Author : Ann Rosalie David
ISBN : 0195132157
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Chronicles Egyptian civilization from the Predynastic Period to the end of Roman rule, arranged thematically in chapters such as "Religion of the Living," "Architecture and Building," and "Everyday Life."
Category: Literary Criticism

Ancient Egyptian Materials And Technology

Author : Paul T. Nicholson
ISBN : 0521452570
Genre : History
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Aimed primarily at Egyptologists and archaeologists, this book covers all aspects of craftwork in a ncient Egypt, from the construction of the pyramids and the carving of statues to techniques of mummification, boat-building, jewellery making, ancient brewing, carpentry, hairstyling, tailoring and basket weaving. Drawing on archaeological, experimental, ethnographic and laboratory work, it is the first book since the 1920s to describe current research into the actual basics of life in Pharaonic Egypt. The twenty-five chapters, by well-regarded scholars, present up-to-date and accessible information on a wide array of techniques.
Category: History

Art And Religion In Ancient Egypt

Author : Leslie C. Kaplan
ISBN : 0823967824
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Looks at the different gods the Egyptians worshiped, how their changing political systems impacted religion, and how Egyptians' idea of the afterlife is reflected in their art.
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Economy And Industry In Ancient Greece

Author : Melanie Ann Apel
ISBN : 0823989429
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Greeks in ancient times were fishermen, soldiers, farmers, sculptors, architects, and more. Students will learn about foreign and domestic trade and how Greece expanded its empire to gain valuable natural resources that it lacked. They will also learn about the pottery industry in which the famous red-figure and black-figure techniques were used.
Category: Business & Economics

Ancient Egyptian Technology And Innovation

Author : Ian Shaw
ISBN : 9781472519597
Genre : History
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This book examines the fundamental evidence for many different aspects of change and evolution in ancient Egyptian technology. It includes discussion of the wider cognitive and social contexts, such as the Egyptian propensity for mental creativity and innovation, and the pace of change in Egypt in comparison with other African, Mediterranean and Near Eastern states. This book draws not only on traditional archaeological and textual sources but also on the results of scientific analyses of ancient materials and on experimental and ethno-archaeological information. Case-studies analyse those aspects of Egyptian society that made it either predisposed or actively opposed to certain types of conservatism or innovation in material culture, such as the techniques of stone-working, medicine, mummification and monumental construction. The book also includes detailed discussion of the ways in which the practice and development of Egyptian technology interrelated with Late Bronze Age urban society as a whole, using the city at Amarna as a case-study.
Category: History

Pharaos Volk

Author : Thomas G. H. James
ISBN : 3760807453
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The Roman Agricultural Economy

Author : Alan Bowman
ISBN : 9780191651922
Genre : History
File Size : 85.79 MB
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This volume is a collection of studies which presents new analyses of the nature and scale of Roman agriculture in the Mediterranean world from c. 100 BC to AD 350. It provides a clear understanding of the fundamental features of Roman agricultural production through studying the documentary and archaeological evidence for the modes of land exploitation and the organisation, development of, and investment in this sector of the Roman economy. Moving substantially beyond the simple assumption that agriculture was the dominant sector of the ancient economy, the volume explores what was special and distinctive about it, especially with a view of its development and integration during a period of expansion and prosperity across the empire. The papers exemplify a range of possible approaches to studying and, within limits, quantifying aspects of Roman agricultural production, marshalling a large quantity of evidence, chiefly archaeological and papyrological, to address important questions of the organisation and performance of this sector in the Roman world.
Category: History