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The Nile : a journey downriver through Egypt's past and present /

It was Herodotus who first called Egypt "the gift of the river." Now renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us along the Nile to reveal how it continues to hold the key to understanding the earliest of the great ancient civilizations as well as the volatile and rapidly modernizing country... Full description

Main Author: Wilkinson, Toby A. H.,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
Edition: First American edition.
Contents: The Nile : Egypt's eternal river -- Aswan : source of the Nile -- The deep south : where Egypt began -- Luxor : city of wonders -- Western Thebes : realm of the dead -- Qift and Qena : the centre and the provinces -- Abydos : place of mysteries -- Middle Egypt : cradle of religion -- The Fayum : a lake in the desert -- Cairo : Egypt's capital.
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