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Rhadopis of Nubia

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StatementNaguib Mahfouz ; translated by Anthony Calderbank.
GenreFiction.
SeriesModern Arabic writing
ContributionsCalderbank, Anthony.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7846.A46 R313 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 187 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3317651M
ISBN 109774248082
LC Control Number2004266711
OCLC/WorldCa53243734

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Others in this series of novels include Khufu. NAGUIB MAHFOUZ was born in in the crowded Cairo district of Gamaliya. He studied philosophy at Cairo University, then worked in various government ministries until his retirement in His first three published novels were Khufu's Wisdom (), Rhadopis of Nubia (), and Rhadopis of Nubia book at War (), all of which are set in ancient Egypt/5(5).

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‎From Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz: the three magnificent novels—published in an omnibus edition for the first time—that form an ancient-Egyptian counterpart to his famous Cairo Trilogy.

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The complete review's Review. Rhadopis of Nubia is set in ancient Egypt, "more than four thousand years ago", and centres around the love-affair of Rhadopis and Pharao Merenra the Second. As translator Anthony Calderbank points out in his Introduction, "Mahfouz sacrifices historical accuracy, bringing disparate places and people together", and Rhadopis of Nubia is not meant to be a faithful.

Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz mines the riches of his homeland's ancient past in Rhadopis of Nubia, an unforgettable love story set against the high politics of Egypt's Sixth Dynasty. While the ravishing courtesan Rhadopis is bathing, a falcon lifts one of her golden sandals and drops it into the lap of the Pharaoh Merenra II.

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[Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Anthony Calderbank] -- Pharaoh Merenra II embarks on a passionate love affair with the beautiful courtesan Rhadopis, unaware of the growing resentment and intrigues of. Synopsis Pharaoh Khufu is battling the Fates. At stake is the inheritance of Egypt's throne, the proud but tender heart of Khufu's beautiful daughter Princess Meresankh, and Khufu's legacy as.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. Rhadopis of Nubia by Naguib Mahfouz ISBN ISBN Paperback; New York, New York, U.s.a.: Anchor, March 8, ; ISBN Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz mines the riches of his homeland’s ancient past in Rhadopis of Nubia, an unforgettable love story set against the high politics of Egypt’s Sixth Dynasty.

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