For our Welcome Week 2021 event, Retrospect was joined by Professor Kara Cooney to discuss publishing, power and her latest book, ‘The Good Kings: Absolute Power in Ancient Egypt and the Modern World’.
Written by Alex Smith. Byblos greatest influence today is its role in the invention of the Phoenician alphabet. This city, located in modern-day Lebanon, had an important relationship with Ancient Egypt.
Written by Alice Goodwin. As economic crises plagued the late New Kingdom in Pharaonic Egypt, tomb robbery became a means of acquiring material wealth. However, tolerance of this covert practice varied widely depending on the target of their raids.
Written by Alex Smith. The fortress system of Nubia is often overshadowed by the pyramids when discussing Ancient Egyptian architecture. Key for regulating trade and its role in offensive policy, Alex Smith revisits this complex system in the south of Egypt.