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Egypt
3100 B.C. - A.D. 640
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April-June 2005

Oden, Scott. Men of Bronze [June 2005; 6th century B.C.]. Soft and spiritless, the dying kingdom of Egypt will fall to the Persians unless the pharaoh’s fiery and ruthless general Hasdrubal Barca can manage to save it.
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Becker, Allienne R. Eagle in Flight [4th century A.D.]. Athanasius, patriarch of Alexandria and eventual saint, is exiled five times and threatened with death for his defense of the Trinity.

Bradshaw, Gillian. The Beacon at Alexandria [4th century A.D.]. Barred from the medical profession because she is a woman, Charis disguises herself as a eunuch, flees to Alexandria, and studies to become a physician.

Bradshaw, Gillian. Cleopatra's Heir [1st century B.C.]. The spoiled, epileptic son of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar escapes his would-be assassins and survives among the common people of Egypt.

Butts Mary. The Classical Novels [before 1st century A.D.]. A republication of The Macedonian (Alexander the Great, 1933), Scenes from the Life of Cleopatra (1935), and three short stories set in antiquity.

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Caldecott, Moyra. Akhenaten [14th century B.C.]. The Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti collide with the god Amun’s rich, corrupt priests.

Caldecott, Moyra. Hatshepsut [15th century B.C.]. Brilliant and ruthless, the female "king" of Egypt displaces both her husband and her regent, and rules with visionary intensity.

Caldecott, Moyra. Tutankhamun and the Daughter of Ra [14th century B.C.]. The daughter of the legendary Akhenaten and Nefertiti is forced into an unhappy marriage with the Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

Card, Orson Scott. Stone Tables [15th century B.C.]. The Exodus from Egypt, with developed portrayals of its secondary figures, including Moses’ brother Aaron and his sister Miriam.
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