By Joyce Tyldesley
Publish 12 months note: First released 1991
In historical Egypt ladies loved a criminal, social and sexual independence unrivalled via their Greek or Roman sisters, or in reality by means of most girls till the overdue 19th century. they can personal and alternate in estate, paintings outdoors the house, marry foreigners and reside on my own with out the safety of a male mum or dad.
Some of them even rose to rule Egypt as "female kings". Joyce Tyldesley's brilliant background of the way ladies lived in old Egypt weaves a desirable photograph of way of life, marriage and the house, paintings and play, grooming and faith - seen from a feminine standpoint,
in a piece that's enticing, unique and continuously surprising.
"This wonderfully transparent, complete and sometimes fun account of old Egypt may without doubt have met with the approval of Herodotus himself."—Sunday Telegraph.
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