Food Fit for Pharaohs

Food Fit for Pharaohs Author Michelle Berriedale-Johnson
ISBN-10 0714119849
Year 2008
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher British Museum Publications Limited
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The great River Nile was the source of life for the ancient Egyptians, annually flooding its banks to leave behind some of the most fertile soil on earth. The favourite dishes of the Egyptian people are some of the oldest and simplest, based on wholesome ingredients such as honey, dates, raisins, nuts, beans, whole wheat grains, cumin, garlic, mint and lemon. This charming small book introduces these dishes, beautifully illustrated with fullcolour images of food and feasting drawn from original paintings on walls and papyrus. A practical cookbook which reinterprets for the modern cook a fascinating selection of delicious recipes to help you create food fit for pharaohs.

The Pharaoh s Kitchen

The Pharaoh s Kitchen Author Magda Mehdawy
ISBN-10 9774163109
Year 2010
Pages 161
Language en
Publisher American Univ in Cairo Press
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Judging from the evidence available from depictions of daily life on tombs and in historical texts, the ancient Egyptians were just as enthusiastic about good food and generous hospitality as are their descendants today. Magda Mehdawy and Amr Hussein have done extensive research on thecultivation, gathering, preparation, and presentation of food in ancient Egypt and have developed nearly a hundred recipes that will be perfectly recognizable to anyone familiar with modern Egyptian food. Beautifully illustrated with scenes from tomb reliefs, objects and artifacts in museumexhibits, and modern photographs, the recipes are accompanied by explanatory material that describes the ancient home and kitchen, cooking vessels and methods, table manners and etiquette, banquets, beverages, and ingredients. Traditional feasts and religious occasions with their own culinarytraditions are described, including some that are still celebrated today. A glossary of ingredients and place names provides a useful guide to unfamiliar terms.

A Day in a Working Life 300 Trades and Professions through History 3 volumes

A Day in a Working Life  300 Trades and Professions through History  3 volumes Author Gary Westfahl
ISBN-10 9781610694032
Year 2015-04-21
Pages 1373
Language en
Publisher ABC-CLIO
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Ideal for high school and college students studying history through the everyday lives of men and women, this book offers intriguing information about the jobs that people have held, from ancient times to the 21st century. • Provides detailed, interesting essays describing more than 300 professions and occupations across a broad range of eras, including the 21st century, and from around the world, which will give readers a wider understanding of how people have supported themselves throughout time • Supplies historical primary documents that provide personal perspectives on past occupations • Offers fascinating information on how professions began, who did them, and continuity in occupations across time, such as that 18th-century journalists were often imprisoned for displeasing those in authority, and yet 21st-century U.S. journalists may still spend time in jail for refusing to reveal their sources

Festive Feasts Cookbook

Festive Feasts Cookbook Author Michelle Berriedale-Johnson
ISBN-10 0299195104
Year 2003
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Univ of Wisconsin Press
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This fascinating cookbook offers the modern cook a tempting selection of ten historical feasts from around the world. Drawn from a vast range of sources, the recipes are compiled and described in their historical context by the author, an expert in recreating historical recipes. From the lavish dishes of the Mughal emperors to the exotic cuisine of the Aztecs, all fifty recipes have been thoroughly modernized and tested, and each menu comes complete with alternative ingredients and serving suggestions. A perfect gift for year-round entertaining, Festive Feasts Cookbook is beautifully designed and features sumptuous color pictures of food and feasting, including period paintings, illuminated manuscripts, decorative ceramics, prints, and etchings. With lively introductions that provide a cultural background for the recipes, this book has much to offer those interested in creative cooking within a historical context. Festive Feasts Cookbook includes: The Return of Odysseus: A Homeric Banquet The 1001 Arabian Nights: Feasting with the Caliph Dining at the Court of Lucrezia Borgia Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast Banqueting with Mughal Emperors The Cuisine of the Aztecs Dinner with Queen Elizabeth I Jewish Passover Supper: Centuries of Tradition An Imperial Birthday Banquet in the Forbidden City Georgian Christmas with Parson Woodforde Co-published with The British Museum Press, U.K. The Wisconsin edition is for sale only in the U.S.A. and it's dependencies, Canada, and the Philippines.

Pharaoh

Pharaoh Author Wilbur Smith
ISBN-10 9780007535835
Year 2016-09-22
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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The Worldwide Number One Bestseller Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt in a captivating new novel that will transport you to extraordinary times.

Inside Egypt

Inside Egypt Author John R. Bradley
ISBN-10 9780230611528
Year 2008-04-29
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Press
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Five decades after Nasser and the Free Officers overthrew the British-backed monarchy in a dramatic coup d'état, the future of Egypt grows more uncertain by the day. John Bradley examines the junctions of Egyptian politics and society as they slowly disintegrate under the twin pressures of a ruthless military dictatorship at home and a flawed Middle East policy in Washington. Inside Egypt is a tour-de-force of the most brutal Arab state where torture and corruption are endemic--but one that is also a key U.S. all and a historic regional trendsetter. This uniquely insightful book brings to vivid life Egypt's competing identities and political trends, as the Mubarak dynasty struggles to resolve a succession crisis and the disciplined Islamists wait patiently in the wings for a chance to seize power.

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs Author Zahi A. Hawass
ISBN-10 0792238737
Year 2005
Pages 285
Language en
Publisher
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A guide to an exhibition of some of the artifacts found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, discussing the life and death of the young king, daily life in ancient Egypt, and ancient Egyptian religion and funerary practices.

REVERSE

REVERSE Author Sergey Poghosyan
ISBN-10
Year 2014-01-19
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Gevorg Poghosyan
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Thoughts, observations, and personal experiences of Sargis Poghosyan on his way to a healthy body and happiness. Sargis Poghosyanen countered various illnesses over the course of his life which traditional medicine considered incurable. He was forced to look for alternative methods of treatment including yoga, religion and alternative medicine. In this short work, Sargis shares with his reader the tremendous amount of knowledge he has been able to amass on his journey to a healthy and happy body, mind and soul. Sargis is a National Master of Folk Art in Armenia. His art works are on permanent exhibition in museums in various countries. He worked for years as a broadcaster for the National Armenian Television and Radio Network in Yerevan – the famous “Radio Yerevan”. His works are listed in the Armenian Complete Encyclopaedia. He has been involved with the reconstruction of ancient churches throughout Armenia, and has created and carved the lost wooden doors of churches such as Karmravor (VII century) in Ashtarak, St. Gevorg Monastery (XIV century) in Mughni and St. Jakob (XVIII century) in Yerevan.

Poppy Pym and the Pharaoh s Curse

Poppy Pym and the Pharaoh s Curse Author Laura Wood
ISBN-10 1407158546
Year 2015-09-03
Pages 307
Language en
Publisher
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Winner of the Scholastic Montegrappa Prize for New Children's Writing = Poppy Pym has grown up in the circus, taming lions before lunch and learning acrobatics in the afternoon. But when she turns eleven, her circus family decides she needs a more traditional education, and she is sent to boarding school. At first Poppy doesn't fit in at St Smithen's, a school that is very different from the circus. Then, an ancient Egyptian ruby arrives at school and dangerous accidents start occurring. Suddenly it's up to Poppy to save her new school and solve the mystery of the Pharaoh's curse!

Jesus Last of the Pharaohs

Jesus  Last of the Pharaohs Author Ralph Ellis
ISBN-10 9781905815401
Year 1997-04-21
Pages
Language en
Publisher Edfu Books
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It is a little-known fact that the exodus of the Hyksos pharaohs from Egypt to Jerusalem is an incredibly similar event to the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt to Jerusalem. Classical historians and theologians will not entertain any connection between the two, because this infers that the Israelite leaders were actually pharaohs of Egypt. However, Ralph Ellis has taken this obvious comparison and demonstrated the royal Egyptian ancestry of the Judaic patriarchs and also of Jesus. Ralph has also uncovered evidence for the New Testament Saul (St Paul) in the historical record, a discovery that brings with it several new accounts of the life of Jesus. Saul, the inventor of Christianity, was actually Josephus Flavius, a well-known historian. Jesus was the governor of Tiberias and owned a castle there; and he may have died during the siege of Jerusalem in about AD70, rather than AD 33 - crucified along with two of his compatriots. Followed by "Tempest & Exodus" and "Eden to Egypt". Latest version v5.6 Hyksos, Shepherd Kings, Jacob, Sea People, Jesus, Saul, Jerusalem, Egyptian False Prophet, historical Jesus.

American Pharaoh

American Pharaoh Author Adam Cohen
ISBN-10 0759524270
Year 2001-05-08
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Little, Brown
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This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.

River God

River God Author Wilbur Smith
ISBN-10 9781466868212
Year 2014-07-01
Pages 532
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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Tanus is the fair-haired young lion of a warrior whom the gods have decreed will lead Egypt's army in a bold attempt to reunite the Kingdom's shattered halves. But Tanus will have to defy the same gods to attain the reward they have forbidden him, an object more prized than battle's glory: possession of the Lady Lostris, a rare beauty with skin the color of oiled cedar--destined for the adoration of a nation, and the love of one extraordinary man. International bestselling author Wilbur Smith, creator of over two dozen highly acclaimed novels, draws readers into a magnificent, richly imagined Egyptian saga. Exploding with all the drama, mystery, and rage of ancient Egypt, River God is a masterpiece from a storyteller at the height of his powers.

Woman at Point Zero

Woman at Point Zero Author Nawal El Saadawi
ISBN-10 9781783607426
Year 2015-10-15
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Zed Books Ltd.
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'An unforgettable, unmissable book for the new global feminist.' The Times 'All the men I did get to know filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face.' So begins Firdaus's remarkable story of rebellion against a society founded on lies, hypocrisy, brutality and oppression. Born to a peasant family in the Egyptian countryside, Firdaus struggles through childhood, seeking compassion and knowledge in a world which gives her little of either. As she grows up and escapes the fetters of her childhood, each new relationship teaches her a bitter but liberating truth – that the only free people are those who want nothing, fear nothing and hope for nothing. This classic novel has been an inspiration to countless people across the world. Saadawi's searing indictment of society's brutal treatment of women continues to resonate today.

Ramses II

Ramses II Author Stephanie Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9780756538361
Year 2008-07-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Capstone
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"Ramses II was one of the greatest pharaohs to rule ancient Egypt. Taking the throne in his early 20s and leading Egypt for 67 years, he was one of the longest-ruling pharaohs. Known for his strategic military skills, Ramses displayed his military might at the Battle of Kadesh, which set up an alliance with Egypt's sworn enemy. He was also an extraordinary builder. Throughout his reign as pharaoh, he ordered the construction of more temples and monuments than any other ruler. His accomplishments and long-lasting reign earned him the title of Ramses the Great."