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Fabulous period of history-rule of the gods - Name of Menes: supposed to be )112 raim - Believed to be a real person by the Egyptians, and to have founded )iemphis. This and Memphis - Egyptians from Asia - Memphis Older than Thebes. Precedence Of Upper Egypt. Earliest notice of Thebes - Absence Of early buildings. Contem porary kings - Arrangement Of the early dynasties. Uncertainty Of chronological dates - Date of the Exodus. Lst, 2nd, and 3rd dynasties - Memes and his successors. In the 2nd dynasty sacred animals worshipped: and women allowed to hold the sceptre. 4th and 5th dynasties. The same customs in the early Pyramid period Mount Sinai - Shafre built the 2nd pyramid. 6th dynasty - The prenomen of kings. 7th, 8th, and 9th dynasties - The enema/is. 11th dynasty - Contemporary kings. 12th dynasty - Osirtasen III. Treated as a god. The labyrinth. The 13th dynasty in Ethiopia. Shepherd dynasties - The Hykosos expelled. The 18th dynasty - The horse from Asia. Thothmes I., II., and III., and Queen Amun-nou-het. Conquests of Thothmes III. - His monuments. Amunoph III. And Queen Taia - The Stranger kings - Conquests of Amunoph III. Country and features of the Stranger kings Related to amunoph. Expelled from Egypt. King Horus. The 19th dynasty Remeses, Sethos, and Remeses the Great - Attack and defence of fortresses - Pithom and Raamses - Canal to the Red Sea. 2oth dynasty - Remeses IIL - His conquests and wealth - His sons. 2151: and 22nd dynasties - Priest kings. Sites/ionic, or Shis hak - Conquers J udaea - Name of Yudah Micki (kingdom of Judah). Kings' names on the Apis stelae. The 23rd dynasty - Assyrian names Of the Sheshonk family. The 24th dynasty - Bocchoris the Saite - Power of Assyria increasing. The 25th dynasty of the Sabacos and Tirhaka. The 26th dynasty - Psammetichus succeeded Tirhaka - Correction of chronology - He married an Ethiopian princess. War Of Psammetichus and desertion of his troops. Succeeded by Neco. Circumnavigation of Africa - Defeat of Josiah. Power and fall of Apries - Probable invasion of Egypt and substitution Of Amasis for Apries by Nebuchadnezzar. Amasis - Flourishing state of Egypt - Privileges granted to the Greeks - Treaty with Croesus - Persian in vasion. Defeat of the Egyptians - Conduct Of Cambyses at first humane. Egyptvi contents OF vol. II.

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