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History of Ancient Egypt

Chronologically survey the full 3,000 years of recorded ancient Egyptian history led by an Egyptologist and Senior Research Fellow at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University.

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48 Lectures

1
Image of Introduction
Introduction
0 of 32 min
2
Image of Prehistoric Egypt
Prehistoric Egypt
0 of 30 min
3
Image of Ancient Egyptian Thought
Ancient Egyptian Thought
0 of 30 min
4
Image of Napoleon and the Beginnings of Egyptology
Napoleon and the Beginnings of Egyptology
0 of 29 min
5
Image of The Rosetta Stone, and Much More
The Rosetta Stone, and Much More
0 of 30 min
6
Image of The First Nation in History
The First Nation in History
0 of 29 min
7
Image of The Rise of the Old Kingdom
The Rise of the Old Kingdom
0 of 29 min
8
Image of Sneferu, the Pyramid Builder
Sneferu, the Pyramid Builder
0 of 29 min
9
Image of The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza
0 of 29 min
10
Image of The End of the Old Kingdom
The End of the Old Kingdom
0 of 29 min
11
Image of The First Intermediate Period
The First Intermediate Period
0 of 29 min
12
Image of The Middle Kingdom—Dynasty XI
The Middle Kingdom—Dynasty XI
0 of 30 min
13
Image of The Middle Kingdom—Dynasty XII
The Middle Kingdom—Dynasty XII
0 of 31 min
14
Image of The Second Intermediate Period
The Second Intermediate Period
0 of 30 min
15
Image of Joseph in Egypt
Joseph in Egypt
0 of 30 min
16
Image of The Beginning of the New Kingdom—The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty
The Beginning of the New Kingdom—The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty
0 of 29 min
17
Image of Queen Hatshepsut
Queen Hatshepsut
0 of 30 min
18
Image of Obelisks
Obelisks
0 of 29 min
19
Image of Tuthmosis III—King At Last
Tuthmosis III—King At Last
0 of 30 min
20
Image of The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty Rolls On
The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty Rolls On
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Akhenaten the Heretic Pharaoh
Akhenaten the Heretic Pharaoh
0 of 29 min
22
Image of The Discovery of Tutankhamen's Tomb
The Discovery of Tutankhamen's Tomb
0 of 29 min
23
Image of The Murder of Tutankhamen—A Theory
The Murder of Tutankhamen—A Theory
0 of 30 min
24
Image of Medicine—The Necessary Art
Medicine—The Necessary Art
0 of 30 min
25
Image of The End of Dynasty XVIII
The End of Dynasty XVIII
0 of 30 min
26
Image of Mummification—How We Know What We Know
Mummification—How We Know What We Know
0 of 30 min
27
Image of What Mummies Tell Us
What Mummies Tell Us
0 of 30 min
28
Image of Making a Modern Mummy
Making a Modern Mummy
0 of 30 min
29
Image of Dynasty XIX Begins
Dynasty XIX Begins
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Ramses the Great—The Early Years
Ramses the Great—The Early Years
0 of 30 min
31
Image of Ramses the Great—The Later Years
Ramses the Great—The Later Years
0 of 30 min
32
Image of The Exodus—Did It Happen?
The Exodus—Did It Happen?
0 of 30 min
33
Image of The Decline of Dynasty XIX
The Decline of Dynasty XIX
0 of 30 min
34
Image of Dynasty XX—The Decline Continues
Dynasty XX—The Decline Continues
0 of 30 min
35
Image of Ancient Egyptian Magic
Ancient Egyptian Magic
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Dynasty XXI—Egypt Divided
Dynasty XXI—Egypt Divided
0 of 30 min
37
Image of Dynasty XXII—Egypt United
Dynasty XXII—Egypt United
0 of 30 min
38
Image of Dynasty XXV—The Nubians Have Their Day
Dynasty XXV—The Nubians Have Their Day
0 of 29 min
39
Image of Dynasty XXVI—The Saite Period
Dynasty XXVI—The Saite Period
0 of 29 min
40
Image of Dynasty XXVII—The Persians
Dynasty XXVII—The Persians
0 of 29 min
41
Image of Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI—The Beginning of the End
Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI—The Beginning of the End
0 of 29 min
42
Image of Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
0 of 29 min
43
Image of The First Ptolemies
The First Ptolemies
0 of 30 min
44
Image of The Middle Ptolemies—The Decline
The Middle Ptolemies—The Decline
0 of 30 min
45
Image of Animal Mummies
Animal Mummies
0 of 30 min
46
Image of Cleopatra's Family
Cleopatra's Family
0 of 29 min
47
Image of Cleopatra—The Last Ptolemy
Cleopatra—The Last Ptolemy
0 of 30 min
48
Image of The Grand Finale
The Grand Finale
0 of 30 min

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September 5, 2018

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1********m
August 12, 2018
I enjoyed this course immensely. Dr. Brier is thorough and personable. He uses every minute but you don't feel rushed. I have much more knowledge of this period after watching all the lectures. I plan to re-watch it at some point because a lot of content was covered.

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July 21, 2018

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