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Title: History Of Egypt From 330 B.C.
To The Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12) Author: S.
Rappoport Release Date: December 16, 2005 [EBook #17330] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORY OF EGYPT FROM 330 *** Produced by David Widger HISTORY OF EGYPT From 330 B.C.
to the Present Time By S.
RAPPOPORT, Doctor of Philosophy, Basel; Member of the Ecole Langues Orientales, Paris; Russian, German, French Orientalist and Philologist VOL.
X. Containing over Twelve Hundred Colored Plates and Illustrations THE GROLIER SOCIETY PUBLISHERS, LONDON [Illustration: Spines] [Illustration: Cover] [Illustration: Frontispiece] OSIRIS AND ISIS AND THE FOUR CHILDREN OF HORUS WITHIN A SHRINE. [Illustration: Titlepage] PREFACE Professor Maspero closes his History of Egypt with the conquest of Alexander the Great.
There is a sense of dramatic fitness in this selection, for, with the coming of the Macedonians, the sceptre of authority passed for ever out of the hand of the Egyptian.
For several Tue Apr 04 19:16:17 2017 2 centuries the power of the race had been declining, and foreign nations had contended for the vast treasure-house of Egypt.
Alexander found the Persians virtually rulers of the land.
The ancient people whose fame has come down to us through centuries untarnished had been forced to bow beneath the yoke of foreign masters, and nations of alien blood were henceforth to dominate its history. The first Ptolemy founded a Macedonian or Greek dynasty that maintained supremacy in Egypt until the year 30 B.C.
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