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This was divided into two parts.The first half is a history of Egypt focusing on cultural achievements, historical anecdotes and insights into daily life.The second half is devoted to Alexander The Great,his rise to power,his empire and the successor kingdoms.Connecting them both is Alexandria and the spread of Hellenism through out the known world.There were over 300 beautiful photographs in the book with images of everything from the Nile Valley to Hellenistic reliefs.Well worth reading for ...more
Joyce Milton is the author of several noted juvenile biographies, as well as the prize-winning novel, Save the Loonies.More about Joyce Milton...