War in Ancient Egypt (Heftet)

The New Kingdom

Serie: Ancient World at War 


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 312
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405113724
Omtale War in Ancient Egypt
This book is an introduction to the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt from c. 1575 bc--1100 bc. * Focuses on the period in which the Egyptians created a professional army and gained control of Syria, creating an "Empire of Asia". * Written by a respected Egyptologist. * Highlights new technological developments, such as the use of chariots and siege technology. * Considers the socio--political aspects of warfare, particularly the rise to power of a new group of men. * Evaluates the military effectiveness of the Egyptian state, looking at the logistics of warfare during this period. * Incorporates maps and photographs, a chronological table, and a chart of dynasties and pharaohs

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