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CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME.
Early civilization .
of Thebes ; of Elephantine .
Of Memphis, of Xois . . . .
The months; the language . . .
The art of making steel ..
The copper mines and temple in Sinai .
The Shepherd kings make Egypt tributary . .
1500 ? JANAIS
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1450 ? CHEBROS-AMOsis of 'Thebes expels the Shepherd kings .
CHEBROS-AMOSIS, his son.
The several kingdoms united ..
The buildings; the arch .
1300 ? Moses leads the Israelites out of Egypt
Their route described ; passage of the Red Sea
with the hieroglyphical names
The Greeks driven out of the Delta ; Erechtheus, Cadmus, and
Danaus, founders of Greek cities .
The art of war; soldiers, chariots ...
1000 ? Rameses IV., V., and VI., at the time of the Trojan war. Enů
of Theban greatness . . . . . .
Shishank helps the Edomites to rebel against Judæa
OSORCHON I.; the unsettled state of Fount
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877 The Jewish trade on the Red Sea again attempted, but stopped ..
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Tyre, Sidon, and the Phenicians
610 Conquers Josiah ; takes Jerusalem .. . . .
He is defeated by Nabopolassar . . . .
Arbitrates among the Greek states . .
Defeats the Phenician fleet, takes Tyre and Sidon .
Cyprus conquered by Amasis and reconquered by Cyrus
Achæmenes the satrap governs with severity .
460 INARUS [or PSAMMETICHUS] makes Lower Egypt independent ;
and probably Amyrtæus then reigns in Upper Egypt .
The fields under water during the inundation . .