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Ancient Egyptian Chronology by Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, David A. Warburton

By Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, David A. Warburton

This quantity offers with the chronology of old Egypt from the fourth millennium until eventually the Hellenistic interval. An preliminary part experiences the rules of Egyptian chronology, either old and sleek, from annals and kinglists to C14 analyses of archaeological info. experts talk about resources, bring together lists of identified dates, and examine biographical details within the part dedicated to relative chronology. The editors are answerable for the ultimate part, which makes an attempt a synthesis of the whole variety of obtainable info to reach at substitute absolute chronologies. the potential readership contains experts in close to jap and Aegean reports in addition to Egyptologists.

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Jacoby, Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker, III C (Berlin & Leiden, 1958), no. 609. 8 L. Stern, “Die Randbemerkungen zu dem manethonischen Königscanon”, ZÄS 23 (1885), 87–96. 9 M. Stern, Greek and Latin authors on Jews and Judaism I–III ( Jerusalem, 1974–1984), 66–83. 10 I. Heinemann, “Antisemitismus”, in: Pauly-Wissowa, RE, Supplement vol. 5 (1931), 3–43. 11 Meyer, Chronologie, 78–79; Gardiner, Egypt, 47; Beckerath, Chronologie, 35. 12 G. F. Unger, Chronologie des Manetho (Berlin, 1867), 3; 116.

13), 94–95 (Dyn. 14). Alternative interpretations have been presented by C. Bennett, GM 159 (1997), 11–17 and J. P. Allen, BASOR 315 (1999), 50–51. 19 Cf. below Seidlmeyer, Chapter II. 3. 17 32 kim ryholt Conclusion Despite its immense historical value, the TC is in various ways far removed from an ideal source. The incomplete state of preservation and inadequate publication inhibit full access both to the information it once contained and to what remains. There are also several intrinsic features that detract from its value as chronological source.

11 Urk. IV 645–673. 12 W. Helck, LÄ I, 279. 13 S. Bickel, M. Gabolde & P. Tallet, “Des annales héliopolitaines de la Troisième Période Intermédiaire”, BIFAO 98 (1998), 31–56. 14 Beckerath, Chronologie, 174–179. 15 Baud, “Ménès”, 136–138. 16 See below Kahl, Chapter II. 2. 17 See below Seidlmayer, Chapter II. 3. 22 the editors on the large Cairo fragment; the succession at the end of the dynasty is unclear. Maximum and minimum distances between the Palermo stone and Cairo 1 can be determined on the basis of the preserved compartments for [Djoser] in row 5.

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