Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian

This ebook contains the text approved by the external and internal PhD examiners for a thesis carried out under the supervision of Dr John Bimson at Trinity College, Bristol, England. It will be of interest to those who wish to explore cross-cultural connections between early Israel and New Kingdom Egypt, as expressed in triumphal literature. More

Available formats: epub

Published: July 25, 2013
Words: 108,110
Language: British English
ISBN: 9780954553562
About Richard Abbott

Richard Abbott lives in London, England and works in IT on professional technical contract quality assurance. He also develops mobile/tablet apps with a focus on the ancient world.

His first book, 'In a Milk and Honeyed Land', explores events in the Egyptian province of Canaan at the end of the Bronze Age, around 1200BC. It follows the life, loves, and struggles of a priest in the small hill town of Kephrath. A follow-up, 'Scenes from a Life' is in progress.

The short story 'The Man in the Cistern' is set in the same location but around ten years later.

The short story 'The Lady of the Lions' is set in the same location but around one hundred and fifty years earlier.

'Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian' is the ebook version of his PhD thesis which, for those who want the technical details, supplies academic underpinning for some of the ideas and plot themes followed up in fiction.

See the website http://www.kephrath.com for more details and background information.

When not writing words or computer code, he enjoys spending time with family, walking, and wildlife, ideally combining all three pursuits in the English Lake District.

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