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Biography of Ramesses III
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Ramesses III was the king of Egypt between circa 1186 and 1155 BC, after inheriting the throne from his father Setnakhte, the founder of the 20th Dynasty. Setnakhte had seized power after the previous Pharaoh Queen Twosret died at the end of the 19th dynasty. It is unclear if he was descended from the royal family, however, he refused to recognize the kingship of either Twosret or her predecessor.
Dream Stele of Thutmose IV
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Thutmose IV inherited the New Kingdom at its peak, when his father Amenhotep II died. Amenhotep II had likewise inherited a strong empire from his father Thutmose III, and had organized a peace treaty with the Mitanni Empire to the north. He is most famous for his activities at the great sphinx of Giza, and the Dream Stele he erected beneath its head.
Siege of Megiddo
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
The legionary Siege of Megiddo took place at the beginning of Thutmose III's reign, against the king of Kadesh and his Syrian allies, and was inscribed in detail in the Annals of Thutmose III at Karnak. The details of the battle inscribed at Karnak, were copied from Thutmose III's scribe Tjaneni's journal, and is a far more detailed account than the subsequent list of battles.
Biography of Thutmose III
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Thutmose III was the king of Egypt between circa 1458 and 1425 BC, after inheriting the throne from his father c and his aunt Hatshepsut, however, after Hatshepsut died Thutmose III claimed to have been the king of Egypt throughout Hatshepsut’s reign, meaning his regal years began circa 1479 BC when his father Thutmose II died.
Autobiography of Thoth the Nobleman
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Thoth the Nobleman was a herald of Queen Hatshepsut and her young son Thutmose III, who seems to have died while she was still ruling Egypt, as his autobiography refers to her as the King of Egypt. After she died, Thutmose III tried to remove all records to her being king, although she was still mentioned in newly written biographies as the 'divine wife' and 'chief royal wife' of Thutmose II.
Inscription of Thutmose II
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Thutmose II was the king of Egypt between approximately 1493 and 1479 BC, after inheriting the throne from his father Thutmose I. It is believed he was 17 years old when his father died, and he became king, however, did not partake in the expedition to Kush to suppress the rebellion that year. The Inscription of Tuthmose II's campaign into Nubia to crush the rebelling Nubians in 1493 BC.
Autobiography of Ahmose Pen-Nekhbet
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Ahmose Pen-Nekhbet was a major figure during the early years of the New Kingdom, who, like his contemporary Ahmose Pen-Ebana, appears to have been from the city of El Kab, where his tomb was found. His autobiography is much shorter than Pen-Ebana’s autobiography, however, is also far more damaged. This translation follows the general reconstruction that most Egyptologists agree on.
Autobiography of Ahmose Pen-Ebana
Series: Memories of the New Kingdom. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Ahmose Pen-Ebana was a major figure in the battles that forged Egypt's empire during the New Kingdom era, in the late-1500 BC. According to his autobiography, he fought in the Battle of Avaris (circa 1550 BC), when the Theban Dynasty overthrew the Hyksos Dynasty, and then he fought at the Battle of Sharuhen a few years later, in which the last of the Hyksos Dynasty was destroyed.