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.

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.

Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh

Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh Author R. L. LaFevers
ISBN-10 0547573960
Year 2011-04-04
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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In this fourth book in the series, Theodosia sets off to Egypt to return the Emerald Tablet—embedded with the knowledge of some of the ancient world’s most guarded secrets. Accompanied by her cat, Isis (smuggled along in a basket), Theo plans to return the artifact, then explore the mysteries surrounding her own birth and oh, yes— help her mother dig up treasures on her archeological expedition. But nothing ever works out as planned, especially when a precious treasure appears suddenly, and then just as suddenly disappears . . . When the Serpents of Chaos get involved, Theo finds she’s digging up a lot more than she expected!

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs Author Zahi A. Hawass
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105210558800
Year 2005
Pages 287
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.

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.

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

American Pharaoh

American Pharaoh Author Adam Cohen
ISBN-10 9780759524279
Year 2001-05-08
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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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.

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.

The Pharaoh s Cat

The Pharaoh s Cat Author Maria Luisa Lang
ISBN-10 099633520X
Year 2015-05-16
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher
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The Pharaoh's Cat, narrated in the present tense by the cat himself, is the story of a free-spirited, quick-witted stray in ancient Egypt who suddenly finds himself with human powers joined to his feline nature. The cat immediately captures the attention of the seventeen-year-old Pharaoh, making him laugh for the first time since his parents' death, and is brought to live with him at the royal palace. The cat also becomes friends with the High Priest of the god Amun-Ra and seeks his help in solving the mystery of his human powers and the supernatural manifestations that later plague him. He has an enemy in the Vizier-the Pharaoh's uncle and the second most powerful man in Egypt. The Vizier hates him for himself and even more for his relationship with the Pharaoh. The cat participates in festivities at the royal palace, developing an insatiable appetite for good food, wine, and gossip. He later accompanies the Pharaoh on a trip through his kingdom, all the while renewing the Pharaoh's ability to enjoy life and inspiring him to become a stronger leader. Between the cat and the Pharaoh a bond of love gradually forms which will determine Egypt's destiny. The Pharaoh's Cat imaginatively blends Egyptology with comedy, drama, and even time travel--the cat and the High Priest will meet Elena, a resident of the twenty-first century and the daughter of a renowned Egyptologist. Maria Luisa Lang was born in Rome and lives in New York City. She has a degree in art history and is an amateur Egyptologist. The Pharaoh's Cat is her first novel. She has almost completed a sequel.

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.