[Volume 2] History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria


Date: 1900



A monumental and history on ancient Egypt and neighboring countries, written by the leading scholars of the day. Well regarded as one the most authoritative works of Egyptology

This 13 volume set by the Grolier Society actually forms 3 individual works set into 9 volumes, 3 volumes and 1 volume respectively. Illustrated with over 1200 plates including some in color as well as other illustrations including maps, facsimiles and more.

The first nine volumes are a translation by M. L. McClure, edited by A. H. Sayee of Maspero's Histoire des peuples de l'Orient classique. [1] Les origines [2] Les premieres melees des peuples; [3] Les empires. The next three volumes by S. Rappoport cover the history of Egypt from 300 BC to the present in three parts, each forming one volume. King and Hall contributed on the prehistoric history of Egypt, Chaldea, Babylonia and Assyria in a single volume.

v.1-9. History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria / by G. Maspero, edited by A.H. Sayce, translated by M.L. McClure

v.10-12. History of Egypt from 330 B.c. to the present time - by S. Rappoport

v.13. History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria in the light of recent discovery - by L.W. King and H.R. Hall

No date on the volumes but published supposedly between 1903-1906. A general date of 1900 is affixed to the first 9 volumes presently while more research is done on specific dates.

Col. fronts., ill. plates (part col.) maps, facsims. ; 24-27 cm.

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Publisher: London : Grolier Society




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Date Added: 2019-06-07

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