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Interlocutors? Men Authoring Women’s History in the 1890s

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter juxtaposes Fawwaz’s use of female biography with selected works by male contemporaries that include biographies or mention of famous women. These comprise a treatise on marriage by Hamza ... More


Government of the Kingdom

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the evolution of the administrative machinery through which the Egyptian state operated to determine the ways in which the power of Pharaoh was articulated within the kingdom ... More


Copts and Archaeology: Sons of Saint Mark / Sons of the Pharaohs

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Murqus Simaika's career, the Coptic Museum he founded in 1908, Mirrit Boutros Ghali's Society of Coptic Archeology (1934), and the perception that Copts were “sons of the pharaohs” provide main ... More


The Small Oasis

Robert B. Jackson

in At Empire's Edge: Exploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088564
eISBN:
9780300129519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088564.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the Small Oasis, a single region constituted by the two modern oases of Farafra and Bahariya. Farafra's ancient history is still somewhat of a mystery. Although archaeologists ... More


The Historical Context

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a conspectus of Egyptian prehistory and history down to the Roman Period. It emphasizes that the evolution of proto-Egyptian society and civilization developed with increasing ... More


Dialogue and Transition

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The invasion of Egypt by Alexander the Great in 332 BC inaugurated a thousand years of intimate contact between the Egyptian and Classical worlds, both physical and conceptual, which led ultimately ... More


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