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 topics I found most interesting fema,e Hatchepsut’s ancestry and attempts to revitalize the power of a pre-Hyksos Egypt as well as her unprecedented building projects. I was not disappointed – though it has the hallmarks of a scholarly work, and the narrative flags from time to time, it was overall a quite entertaining story about a woman who was omitted tthe the Kings List for reasons still unknown.

Tyldesley is a documented research on the life of Hatchepsut, the female pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty.

She seems to take a more neu This was an excellent biography.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. A brilliant look into the life and after-life of an incredible woman who did what few others ever did; reigned as Pharaoh.

Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh

Although I learned much about the female King, Hatchepsut, I often found this book to be a little to slow at times.

John Van der Kiste. Jul 03, D. As a ruler she went against then-accepted tradition and set herself up as King and Pharaoh.

At the beginning of her reign, she was portrayed as quite feminine and girlish, but later, as she became the de facto sole ruler, the images she had made of herself became more and more masculine. This week I have been mostly busy. Tyldesley’s unbiased biography highlights Hatchepsut’s accomplishments to show that Egyptian women were capable of ruling as Hatchepsut has fascinated the popular imagination by cross-dressing as a man, donning a man’s kilt, wearing a false beard, and uoyce herself as a king rather than a queen.


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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. 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 Women of the Cousins’ War. The author speculates on the relationship between the queen and Senenmut, one of several brilliant administrators who made her reign possible.

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After this, Tyldesley finally describes Hatshepsut’s life as princess, queen and pharaoh – her monuments, military exploits, the famous expedition to Punt and her relationship with her trus This is a non-fictional historical work detailing the life of Pharaoh Hatshepsut.

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Hatchepsut: 4the Female Pharaoh

Fascinating ruler of Ancient Egypt The woman who became King The Murder of King Tut. Forgotten until Egptologists deciphered hieroglyphics in the ‘s, she has since been subject to intense speculation about her actions and motivations. Had she been born a man, her reign would almost certainly have been remembered for its stable government, successful trade missions, and the construction of one of the most beautiful structures in the world, the Deir el-Bahri temple tydesley Luxor.


Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies. The first tyldesely 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. I was not disappointed She married her half-brother Thutmosis II, at tweleve years old and had a daughter named Phafaoh.

Paperbackpages. Captain Maybe on Review of Fortress of Eagles b…. Jan 19, Kavita rated it really liked it Shelves: Combining archaeological and historical evidence from a wide range of sources, Joyce Tyldesley’s dazzling piece of detection strips away the myths and misconceptions and finally restores the female pharaoh to her rightful place.

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The book has photos, drawings, maps and an extensive bibliography. She is a Teaching Fellow at Manchester University where she is tutor and course organiser of the three-year jojce learning internet based Certificate in Egyptology programme run from the KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology.

Review of Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh by Joyce Tyldesley | Captain Maybe

The archeology that we can now piece together indicates that during her reign Egypt was internally at peace, was active in foreign exploration, actively pursued monumental projects and prospered for a number of years.

The author gives a great introduction into the history of jocye 18th dynasty.

So I appreciate that the author has given the route taken by various Egyptologists to arrive at their present conclusions.

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