This is a well written book about a Pharaoh few have heard of except in the 'conspiracy' theories about Tutankhamen's 'murder'. He ruled at a pivotal time in the New Kingdom, resolving problems in the aftermath of the Amarna period and having a profound impact on the first pharaohs of the Nineteenth Dynasty who ruled after him. 80 pages, 102 b&w & colour illustrations. We will contact you when this item is next available to order. A must read for anyone who e. I have NEVER before read a history book I have enjoyed this much! As I became more educated in all things Ancient Egyptian I became interested in the little known areas of the subject and Horemheb fit the bill. Horemheb pharaoh Horemheb Ancient Egypt Wiki Fando . Horemheb (“Horus is in festival”) was the last pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty, but can also be considered as the founder of the nineteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in bringing Egypt back to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaten took the throne. Charlotte Booth has a BA and MA in Egyptian Archaeology and is currently working towards her PhD in Egyptology. Djeserkheperure Horemheb was the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 18th Dynasty from c.1320 BC to late 1292 BC.Horemheb's birth name and epithet was Horemheb Meryamun, meaning Horus is in Jubilation, Beloved of Amun. Charlotte Booth: Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh (Stroud, Gloucestershire : Amberley, 2009) 160 pp, ISBN 1-84868-687-0; Charlotte Booth: The Curse of the Mummy: And Other Mysteries of Ancient Egypt (Oxford : Oneworld, 2009.) Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This book puts Horemheb in his rightful place in Egyptian chronology as the start of the 19th Dynasty, and demonstrates how he was fundamental in shaping history as we know it. A solid, smooth-reading biography of an important (perhaps even pivotal) but often-overlooked pharaoh. 2010. He had no relation to the preceding royal family other than by marriage to Mutnedjmet, who is thought (though disputed) to have been the daughter of his predecessor Ay; he is believed to have been of common birth. The person was also a royal spokesman for the foreign affairs, with a leading diplomatic mission across the Nubian politics. Horemheb, the Forgotten Pharaoh April 26, 2012 Kathy Bragg Leave a comment As soon as our speaker, Gerry Palmer, stood up it was obvious that he was impressed by Horemheb – a virtually unknown Pharaoh from Egypt’s New Kingdom who started his rule just four years after Tutankhamun died. This book puts Horemheb in his rightful place in Egyptian chronology as the start of the 19th Dynasty, and demonstrates how he was fundamental in shaping history as we know it. One of the tombs that was not completed, that of Horemheb, in the Valley of the Kings, is at the centre of the Louvre exhibition and provides a startling examination of how the artists and artisans went about … 112 pages, 54 colour & b&w illustrations, tables. Be the first to ask a question about Horemheb. 2010. Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh Charlotte Booth Amberley, £9.99 ISBN 978-1445610184 Coming to the throne shortly after Akhenaten and Tutankhamun, Horemheb is often overshadowed by his more famous predecessors. It follows the footsteps of Khai of Ancient Khem. Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Tutankhamun's funeral. “Once Ramses II was on the throne, Horemheb was deified” (Charlotte Booth, “Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh”, 2012). On the whole, a good effort, and a subject that's very welcome (a pharaoh other than Akhenaten, Tutankhamen, Ramses II, or Cleopatra). Obviously, the detractors must have access to information on Horemheb that most people do not. Free shipping. Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in returning Egypt to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaton took the throne. The author brings nothing new to the table; there's no attempt at original research here, nor is fresh insight offered. ISBN 0-7524-5506-0 Charlotte Booth: Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh (Stroud, Gloucestershire : Amberley, 2009) 160 pp. (Stroud : History Press, 2010.) Herakleides: a portrait mummy from Roman Egypt. Horemheb, also spelled Horemhab or Haremhab (Ancient Egyptian: ḥr-m-ḥb, meaning "Horus is in Jubilation") was the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. [Charlotte Booth] Home. HOREMHEB: The Forgotten Pharaoh focuses on the information that is actually known about this man and doesn't write in bitter political rivalry and intrigue without evidence. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again. Horemheb : the forgotten pharaoh. An oft-repeated scenario. HOREMHEB: The Forgotten Pharaoh focuses on the information that is actually known about this man and doesn't write in bitter political rivalry and intrigue without evidence. Certainly, the "Amarna" era has its share of these stories. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Charlotte Both has set a worthy monument for this mostly underestimated man. His name means, “ Horus is in Festival” and he came from the lower classes of Egypt, worked himself up through the ranks of the army, became commander-in-chief of the Egyptian military, and finally pharaoh. The tale of an ordinary soldier who slowly makes his way up the ladder in the Eighteenth Dynasty, Horemheb can be compared to characters like Chandragupta Maurya, Ala-ud-din Khalji, Bairam Khan, Cardinal Wolsey and so many others. Synopsis. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! She has had numerous books and articles published on all aspects of Egyptology. You'll find that there were so many leaders in the past you can compare to this old soldier-turned-pharaoh. I feel Ms. Booth did an excellent job relating the various facets of what exists regarding Horemheb. She currently lives in Wiltshire. An image of Tutankhamun, with cartouches usurped by Horemheb, on the inner face of the west gateway into the Colonnade Hall of Luxor Temple. Mummies, coffins and a forgotten pharaoh - Herbert E. Winlock. Ay and later Horemheb succeeded Tutankhamun as pharaohs after his death at the young age of nineteen. Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in bringing Egypt back to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaten took the throne. A very detailed, well-written look at the Pharaoh, Horemheb. Anyone interested in Horemheb -- in my opinion the greatest pharaoh in Egypt and the one who brought it back to the pinnacle it would reach with Ramses II -- would benefit greatly by reading this book. Djeserkheperure Horemheb was the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 18th Dynasty from c.1320 BC to late 1292 BC.Horemheb's birth name and epithet was Horemheb Meryamun, meaning Horus is in Jubilation, Beloved of Amun. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Author: Booth, Charlotte Publisher: Amberley, 2010. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 17, 2013. I have been fascinated with Horemheb for years. We’d love your help. Synopsis. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Others will be disappointed. Together with a small group of colleagues he wielded the actual power. Horemheb meanwhile became pharaoh. $9.99; $9.99; Publisher Description. I tend to resist the extreme stories (ie Tutankhamun was murdered, Hatshepsut was an evil queen/king). If you haven't heard of him, you are far from alone, yet, he was instrumental in the transformation of Ancient Egypt. Herakleides: a portrait mummy from Roman Egypt. $21.67. It was discovered by art robbers at the beginning of the 19th century. Eventually, Horemheb did — issuing a directive, according to the Bible, that the general population provide the Hebrews with gold and silver when they left. Tutankhamun's tomb was one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century. A superficial look at a forgotten Pharoah, Reviewed in the United States on December 16, 2013. Request PDF | On Oct 28, 2011, Winsley Kayatta published Tutankhamun - The forgotten Pharaoh | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate Pharaoh, the Valley of The Kings and Mummies, Nonfiction Books on Egyptian Royalty, Adam Grant Wants You to Rethink What (You Think) You Know. Technically, this name is … You'll find that there were so many leaders in the past you can compare to this old soldier-turned-pharaoh. The story of Horemheb is not a new one in the annals of the world. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published A more thorough research of the subject matter would have benefitted this book and have spared Mrs. Booth a considerable blunder. When he assumed the throne, Pharaoh Horemheb lost no time in dismantling the Amarna religious apparatus; and with it, the memory of those who were involved in the promotion of Atenism. $13.29 previous price $13.29. Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh. We will contact you when this item is next available to order. Excellent delivery. Amenhotep son of Hapu would go down in history as a god. In this respect, ms. Booth fails miserably. Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh (Paperback) £9.99. Horemheb, a general of the Egyptian army during the reign of Tutankhamun, ascended the throne after the death of Tutankhamun’s successor, Ay, and laid the foundations for the 19th Dynasty. Charlotte Booth. Reviewed in the United States on April 29, 2017. 191 pp. Considerable space is devoted to issues only tangentially related to Horemheb, including a highly speculative account of his education and training which may or may not be widely off the mark: it all depends on whether Horemheb was a commoner who had to work his way up through the ranks, or whether he was born into the elite and hence had a head start in life. I also would have preferred slightly more verbose end notes. by Charlotte Booth . Previously, he didn't have political ambitions, but due to his royal marriage and rising position, he started to dream about becoming the pharaoh after the death of Tutankhamun. Technically, this name is … The author brings nothing new to the table; there's no attempt at original research here, nor is fresh insight offered. 211 pp. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Books Electronics Customer Service Today's Deals New Releases Books Electronics Customer Service It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. His ten years of rule were soon forgotten in the 3000 years of history of Ancient Egypt. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art; 978-0-300-16735-1 paperback £10.99. He ruled at a pivotal time in the New Kingdom, resolving problems in the aftermath of the Amarna period and having a profound impact on the first pharaohs of the Nineteenth Dynasty who ruled after him. The young pharaoh was a child full of illnesses, so it was likely that he would not live for too long. Various reliefs were sold to a number of European and American museums, including the RMO in Leiden. Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh Charlotte Booth Amberley, £9.99 ISBN 978-1445610184 Coming to the throne shortly after Akhenaten and Tutankhamun, Horemheb is often overshadowed by his more famous predecessors. Search. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Something went wrong. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Yet his 15-year reign was vital in restoring stability to Egypt after the dramatic cultural and social changes of the Amarna period, Charlotte … Rather than simply clearing up the mess left behind after the Amarna period, he lay the foundations for the kings who were to come, and his choice of heir to the throne, led eventually to the rule of Ramses II, one of the most famous kings in Egyptian history. I very much appreciate the factual evidence presented, as well as the various theories as to how his life could be interpreted with regard to other events and such at the time. Howard Carter discovered it in 1922 underneath the remains of workmen's huts built during the Ramesside Period. Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in returning Egypt to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaton took the throne. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. A must read for anyone who enjoys history. 191 pp. The Son of Ra, Amun, Loves Horemheb After comparing the dates Egyptologists have assigned to the reigns of the pharaohs with the date of Moses’s birth worked out by rabbinical scholars, it seems to me that Horemheb could have been the Exodus pharaoh.. Horemheb; the forgotten Pharaoh. As Pharaoh, Horemheb started the construction of a new tomb in the Theban Valley of the Kings. Horemheb pharaoh Horemheb Ancient Egypt Wiki Fando . Happily there is a great deal of information I haven't found in other discussions of Horemheb and other associated figures of the Amarna period. 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