• Ancient Egypt

  • A Captivating Guide to Egyptian History, Ancient Pyramids, Temples, Egyptian Mythology, and Pharaohs such as Tutankhamun and Cleopatra
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Duke Holm
  • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-22-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Captivating History
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)

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Explore the captivating history of ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egypt is one of the most fascinating and sophisticated civilizations in the known history. The ancient Egyptians are remembered by their gods, pyramids, pharaohs, mummification, hieroglyphs, agriculture, and much more.

This audiobook reveals the secrets of the captivating world of ancient Egypt and the intriguing stories of its celebrities, such as the Akhenaten, Ramses the Great, Queen Cleopatra, and the boy-king Tut. You’ll learn about mighty gods and the magical link between the sun and the people of Egypt, and explore the horrendous burial rituals that warranted a safe path to the afterlife. Find out the secrets of one of the most magnificent societies that ever existed and discover why it still manages to seize the attention of the world.

Some of the topics covered in this audiobook include:

  • Who Were Ancient Egyptians - Their Origins, History, and Geography
  • Who Held the Power: The Social Structure of Ancient Egypt
  • Kings and Their Military Power
  • The Magnificent Pharaohs of the New Kingdom and Their Empire
  • The Decay and End of the Egyptian Civilization
  • A Romance, Politics, and Tragedy: The Story of Cleopatra VII
  • The Religion, Mythology, and Rituals of Ancient Egyptians
  • Funerary Beliefs and Rituals: Mummification and Afterlife
  • The Architecture of Ancient Egypt: Temples and Pyramids
  • And much more!

Get this audiobook now to learn more about ancient Egypt!

©2018 Captivating History (P)2018 Captivating History

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Great Book

Great book, wonderful binding, very informative, excellent described, buy all the way around. If you are looking for books on ancient Egypt, include this one. NICE.

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Good format for information. Digestible without being overwhelming. Covers basic facts and more from origins to gods to war to art.

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Very Enriching

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very enriching and deep overall re searched and thought out book which is strong and has a lot of important details and knowledge which is a must have and a great book to share and explore the many aspects. you feel you are being enlighten with each and every page.

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Thanks Audible

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This book has the best of the expert writing on their areas of expertise. They all know how to tell you everything in a concise way in language that the average person can understand. I would not hesitate to recommend this book.

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Really Wonderful

This is a wonderful book for anyone who wants to further their study of Egypt and the fascinating people.

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highly recommended purchase

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Good format for information. Digestible without being overwhelming. Covers basic facts and more from origins to gods to war to art.

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Truly Exceptional

This book is truly exceptional... a real look at what “it" truly is... this should be required reading in high school to eliminate gangs and their violence and all the negative crap that is happening in our world...start your beginning involvement to a better life for all thru.

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Nice Reference

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if you are looking for a general introduction on everything you want to know about Egypt this is a nice reference.

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Covers Everything

This book covers every aspect of life and thinking in ancient Egypt. It contains a good amount of facts laid out in an easy to find manner. Most subjects are covered in two pages making it quite readable.

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Nice Audiobook

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It is nice to snuggle up on my couch at night and sit and listen to this book and be able to "visit" Egypt again in my mind and reconnect with the magic that hooked me when I first visited in 2000.

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  • Luca
  • 04-05-18

Easy To Digest

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I found this book highly informative and an easy enough to understand. I like the way she separates the creation myths together from the different seats of power in Egypt as well as guiding the reader through her thoughts on the subject matter.

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  • H.Mohammad
  • 04-05-18

Very Informative

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Bought it for research on a story I am writing and it is very informative. Egyptian mythology is convoluted and other sources just weren't making things clear to me, this book gave me all the answers I was looking for.

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  • Dexter Finn
  • 04-05-18

Egypt Is Awesome

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I highly recommend this book on "Egyptian Mythology" by Geraldine Pinch THE book to begin any serious study of the Ancient Egyptian Gods & Goddesses & their mythology. It is understandable to both student & scholar. It is an excellent foundation to the basic knowledge of Ancient Egyptian & their Deities.

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  • Liam L
  • 04-05-18

Get It

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This is the best book you could possibly get if you are interested in Egypt. I would recommend this book to anyone who has the patience and an open mind.

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  • Rubi L
  • 04-05-18

This Book Is Amazing

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This book is amazing. It is large and will take time for you to get through. But this is the most accurate book about the Egyptian Civilization. It also has chapters about the early beginnings of man and womankind. This book explains history in a way that no other group or book has the guts to. It is honest and does not censor things out of religious prudence.

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  • Carter F
  • 04-05-18

Recommended

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I would recommend this to anyone who seeks the truth, enjoys excellent writing, and has a desire to go beyond the simple, common place historical explanations and omissions that one is subjected to whenever one delves into the taboo subject of humanity's true origins.

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  • Ryan
  • 04-05-18

GREAT BOOK

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This is like text book and I am sharing the information with others in a study group setting to get a clear understanding and feedback. GREAT BOOK!

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  • Grace
  • 04-05-18

Most Interesting and educational

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This is one of the most interesting subjects I have ever read about. I am amazed with Egypt, Mythology, Greece, Rome, and the influence it has had on our lives still today. We truly don't know that some of our beliefs stem from Ancient Egypt.

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  • Aaron
  • 04-05-18

Egypt

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This book debunks and explains many of the myths about Ancient Kemet/Egypt

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  • Alice Sarah
  • 04-05-18

Mystery Of The World Explained

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If you're looking to find the roots of religion this book is the first and last stop. Mysteries of the world explained.