Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh and over one million other books are available . Joyce Tyldesley rescues this intriguing figure from more than two thousand. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered, King – Hatchepsut was a of her young stepson-nephew Tuthmosis III, Hatchepsut, the Female Pharaoh. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered King – Hatchepsut was an and misconceptions and finally restores the female pharaoh to her rightful place.
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The political climate leading to Hatchepsut’s unprecedented assumption of power and the principal achievements of her reign are considered in detail, and the vicious attacks on Hatchepsut’s name and image are explored in koyce. She seems to take a more neu This was an excellent biography.
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The first “setting-the-scene” chapters were a good introduction for the average reader coming to this book, but totally unnecessary for academics already familiar with the period, which I assume the book was aimed at. She does not attempt to sensationalize the issue of a female pharaoh.
There was a problem adding your email address. This is a very good biography of Hatshepsut. The Immortals Series Books This is a very well-written biography, I’ll say that right away.
Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh – Joyce Tyldesley – Google Books
Born the eldest daughter of King Tuthmosis I, married to her half-brother Tuthmosis II, and guardian of her young stepson-nephew Tuthmosis III, Hatchepsut, the Female Pharaoh, brilliantly defied tradition and established herself on the divine throne of the pharaohs to become the female embodiment of a man, dressing in male clothing and even sporting the pharaoh’s traditional false beard.
The daughter of Tuthmosis I and widowed by her half-brother and husband, Tuthmosis II, Hatchepsut became queen regent for the infant Tuthmosis III, whose mother was a member of the royal harem.
On the other hand, if Tuthmosis II was the nephew of Hatshepsut’s mother Queen Ahmose then order to preserve the bloodline then as the closest living full-blooded royal then it would understandable them marrying.
Preview — Hatchepsut by Joyce A. I was not disappointed C rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? The book starts with enough general information about the time period and the other Egyptian rulers that I was able to understand the context.
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She is a Teaching Fellow at Manchester University where she is tutor and course organiser of the three-year distance learning internet based Certificate in Egyptology programme run from the KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology. Her powers and success eclipsed the later more famous queen, Cleopatra VII. I admire Hatshepsut for what she did in a time when Ma’at and mythology dictated that only a man could rule Egypt or Kemet as it was known to the Ancient Egyptians, to compare her to Queens Tiye and Nefertiti I think would be and is wrong.
Last Queen of Egypt Both of them are enjoyable reads, and I think Tyldesley approaches Hatchepsut and Cleopatra objectively as possible. Item s unavailable for purchase. Tyldesley contends that, contrary to a common interpretation, Hatchepsut’s behavior was not that of an obsessed power-grabber, but of a typical pharaoh; she allowed Tuthmosis III to obtain the traditional pharaonic military education, she ruled with him as co-regent, and her long rule was characterized by economic prosperity and extensive monument-building, the traditional preoccupations of New Kingdom monarchs.
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt. She is a Teaching Fellow at Manchester University where she is tutor and course or Joyce Tyldesley is a British archaeologist and Egyptologist, academic, writer and broadcaster. She made the pharaoh seem like a person, not a player in an ancient Egyptian melodrama. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.
Would you like us to take another look at this review? Scholarly, accessible and aiming for objectivity.
Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh – Joyce A. Tyldesley – Google Books
Aug 27, Lauralee rated it liked it Recommends it for: Peter Ghazarian on Review of Fortress of Eagles b…. Through use of archaeological and historical evidence, Tyldesley builds up a picture of Hatshepsut’s motives and personality.
Email required Address never made public. How did this woman become not just a queen, but a king? Joyce Tyldesley starts off with detailed background information and gradually eases into Hatshepsut’s reign.