II. Egypt
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II. 1. Egyptian rulers until Alexander the Great

Egyptian chronology rests on several supports. First there is a native tradition of kinglists as well as the Greek reworking of this tradition by Manetho [1]. These kinglists, however, are quite fragmentary, and the work of Manetho is only transmitted in excerpts replete with textual problems. For periods from which richer textual evidence survives, the dates of administrative tex…

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Quack, Joachim Friedrich, Eder, Walter and Onasch, Hans-Ulrich, “II. Egypt”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 1 : Chronologies of the Ancient World - Names, Dates and Dynasties, Edited by: Walter Eder, Johannes Renger. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps1_COM_0003>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004153202, 20061214

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