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Author Dodson, Aidan, 1962- author

Title Poisoned legacy : the decline and fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty / Aidan Dodson
Published Cairo, Egypt ; New York, New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (223 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Cairo Scholarship Online
Contents The Reign of Merenptah -- After Merenptah -- The Reign of Amenmeses -- Sethy II Restored -- Siptah -- The Reign of Tawosret -- Downfall, Renaissance, and Decline
Summary Sethy I and Rameses II's promotion of a concept of a wider 'royal family' may have sown the seeds for the conflicts among their descendants. Aidan Dodson explores the mysteries of the origins of the usurper-king Amenmeses and the career of the 'king-maker' of the period, the chancellor Bay
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Merneptah, King of Egypt.
Tausert, Queen, consort of Seti II, King of Egypt, active approximately 1187 B.C.-1185 B.C.
Kings and rulers -- Succession.
Pharaohs -- History.
Egypt -- History -- Nineteenth dynasty, ca. 1320-1200 B.C.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1617970719 (electronic bk)
1617975346 (electronic bk)
9781617970719 (electronic bk)
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