Ramesses: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh by Joyce A. Tyldesley

Ramesses: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh by Joyce A. Tyldesley

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Ramesses II was the most powerful king ever to rule Egypt, well known for his profusion of wives who gave him many children. This book introduces the reader to the world of high politics and intrigue which were part of the very fabric of life in the court of Ramesses.

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Ramesses II was the most powerful king ever to rule Egypt, well known for his profusion of wives - Egyptian beauties, foreign princesses, and even his own daughters - who gave him children numbered in three figures. But among the royal wives, The only title which mattered was that of Great Royal Wife. Only four women held this title, two of them being blood relatives of the king. This book introduces the reader to the world of high politics and international intrigue which were part of the very fabric of life in the court of Ramesses, and to the opulent existence of the aristocratic elite.

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SKU GOR001704005
Title Ramesses: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh
Author By (author) Joyce A. Tyldesley
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2000
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0670884871
ISBN 13 9780670884872
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Ramesses II was the most powerful king ever to rule Egypt, well known for his profusion of wives - Egyptian beauties, foreign princesses, and even his own daughters - who gave him children numbered in three figures. But among the royal wives, The only title which mattered was that of Great Royal Wife. Only four women held this title, two of them being blood relatives of the king. This book introduces the reader to the world of high politics and international intrigue which were part of the very fabric of life in the court of Ramesses, and to the opulent existence of the aristocratic elite.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001704005
Title Ramesses: Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh
Author By (author) Joyce A. Tyldesley
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2000
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0670884871
ISBN 13 9780670884872
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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