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Afterword

Richard H. Wilkinson

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

As this book has shown, in the last few years we have come to see many aspects of the nature of Tausret's relationship with other rulers of her age and the manner in which she rose steadily in power ... More


 Egalitarianism and the Evolution of Narrative: The Rescue of Moses (Exodus 2:1–10) and the Sargon Legend Compared

Joshua A. Berman

in Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

Scholars of the rise of the novel in 18th century England have noted that the evolution of the genre of the novel in place of the drama or the epic poem, reflects Enlightenment thinking about nature, ... More


Egypt

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Authority lay with the individual king (pharaoh), who was closely identified with god as the agent through whom nature and the people prosper. He was their shepherd; without a pharaoh there would be ... More


Tradition, Innovation, and Researching the Past in Libyan, Kushite, and Saïte Egypt

Robert Morkot

in Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the series of dynastic changes and military invasions in Egypt from the end of the New Kingdom to the reunification of the country under the rule of the Saïte pharaohs. The main ... More


The Five Walls of Pharaoh

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Five Walls of Pharaoh in Deir al-Medina. It first considers the possibility that movement in the necropolis area was at least partially restricted and that the workmen ... More


Defender of the Frontiers

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the reign of Rameses III, perhaps the last truly great pharaoh. Though external conflict would mar the first several years of his reign Rameses III would later go on to start ... More


Foremost of Women: The Female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

Joyce Tyldesley

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the broader context in which Tausret's life and reign must be understood by examining the positions and roles of royal women in Egypt—focusing on the known queens who ruled in ... More


Female Horus: The Life and Reign of Tausret

Gae Callender

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the immediate historical context of Tausret's life and situates her within that understanding as well as illuminating the queen's reign by facts gleaned from recent ... More


Forgotten Treasures: Tausret as Seen in Her Monuments

Catharine H. Roehrig

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at the scattered and sometimes enigmatic artifacts that have survived from the reign of Tausret—ranging from small items of jewelry found in the Valley of the Kings to larger two- ... More


A Queen in a Valley of Kings: The Tomb of Tausret

Hartwig Altenmüller

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the tomb of Tausret (KV-14), one of the largest and most interesting monuments in the Valley of the Kings, and one that is key to much of our understanding of the queen's reign. ... More


The “Temple of Millions of Years” of Tausret

Richard H. Wilkinson

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at the most recently recovered archaeological evidence for the queen—that of the temple she founded close to the temple of her illustrious ancestor, Ramesses the Great. The temple ... More


The Women in the Life of the Prophet Moses

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

in Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Qur'an cites the stories of women which are associated with Moses: mother, sister, foster mother, as well as wife. His foster mother was the faithful wife of the dictator Pharaoh; she was the one ... More


The Problem of the Re(e)d Sea

James K. Hoffmeier

in Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130881
eISBN:
9780199853403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130881.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The exodus event reached its climax with the passage of the Hebrews through the sea on Egypt's border, where Pharaoh's forces that had pursued the escaping Israelites met their doom, according to the ... More


Writing the battle

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the strategies and tropes used by the Arab and Persian chroniclers in the medieval Muslim narratives of the battle of Manzikert, and the didactic purposes for which these ... More


William Faulkner

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Hawks discusses his experiences working with William Faulkner on the films Soldiers’ Pay, Today We Live, Pylon, The Tarnished Angels, To Have and Have Not, and Land of the Pharaohs. ... More


The Physician of Souls: Suffering as Remedial Punishment

Mark S. M. Scott

in Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841141
eISBN:
9780199949809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841141.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The fourth chapter examines Origen's theological cosmology. In particular, it argues that God designs the cosmos to catch fallen souls from drifting into ontological oblivion. It explains the ... More


Five Women of Moses' Infancy: Shiphrah and Puah, Moses' Mother and Sister, Pharaoh's Daughter

Melissa A. Jackson

in Comedy and Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible: A Subversive Collaboration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656776
eISBN:
9780191742170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656776.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The beginning of Exodus relates, in two narratives, how the survival of one infant was ensured by five women: first by Shiphrah and Puah, then by Moses' mother and sister and Pharaoh's daughter. ... More


Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Roger Forshaw

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140142
eISBN:
9781526146687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140159
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume discusses the history, culture and social conditions of one of the less well-known periods of ancient Egypt, the Saite or 26th Dynasty (664-525 BC). In the 660’s BC Egypt was a ... More


An Ark on the Nile: Beginning of the Book of Exodus

Keith Bodner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784074
eISBN:
9780191826672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784074.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The opening section of the book of Exodus is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch, a facet of the text that occasionally is neglected in high-level ... More


Foundling Fathers and Mothers

Rachel Bowlby

in A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199607945
eISBN:
9780191760518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607945.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Foundling stories, which abound in legend, have generally looked at the fate of the found child, not at the parents on either side, abandoning or taking in. But two famous stories, of Oedipus and ... More


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