See more ideas about battle of kadesh, ancient egypt and battle. The battle of kadesh by christian jacq, 9780671010225, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Stephen thorne trained at rada and played several seasons with the old vic company and the royal shakespeare company in stratford and london. The battle of kadesh volume iii ebook by christian. He is the founder and director of the rames institute, which is dedicated to preserving the endangered archaeological sites of egypt. The battle of kadesh by christian jacq to save egypt from the hittites, ramses ii must face the might of their powerful army, whose weapons are vastly.
He has written several novels about ancient egypt, notably a five book series about pharaoh ramses ii. Its an excellent book, full of detail and mostly about the buildup to the battle of kadesh, and the aftermath. The powerful hittites have declared war on egypt, and ramses must do the impossible. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Ramses at the battle of kadesh ramses at the battle of kadesh ramses at the battle of kadesh ramses at the battle of kadesh. Battle of kadesh, 1275 bc, major battle between the egyptians under ramses ii and the hittites under muwatallis, in syria, southwest of. While the flow of simplistic dialogue is unerring and enjoyable to. The battle of kadesh ramses, book 3 by christian jacq. Stephen thorne takes this fictional work and applies british accents to the egyptians and mediterranean accents to the others.
In an effort to deceive ramses, he planted two nomads in the path of the egyptian advance with false information regarding the armys location and shifted his camp behind the city to east. The battle of kadesh ramses, book 3 by christian jacq book cover, description, publication history. His novels have sold more than 27 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages. Christian jacq is a french author and egyptologist. The battle of kadesh 1999 by christian jacq 0671010220 for. The battle of kadesh volume iii by christian jacq grand. During a time when the egyptian empire was under siege by invading forces, a new egyptian ruler was crowned.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. A search query can be a title of the book, a name of the author. Ramses ii resolved to take swift action against the invaders and repel them from egypts borders. The powerful hittites have declared war on egypt, and. Born in paris in 1947, christian jacq is one of the worlds leading egyptologists. The battle of kadesh by christian jacq overdrive rakuten. Christian jacq, author of the international triumphs ramses and the stone of light, brings the people and passions of ancient egypt to life in an enthralling epic novel in three volumes.
Ramses ii battle of kadesh, abu simbel temple egypt. He is the author of many novels on ancient egypt, including the bestselling ramses series and the mysteries of osiris series. Egypt and hatti were the two giant superpowers of their day. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. War seems inevitable, and it is at kadesh, the impenetrable fortress of northern syria, that the first major battle is to take place. Born in paris in 1947, christian jacq inadvertently stumbled on his destiny at the age of. In one of the worlds largest chariot battles, fought beside the orontes river, pharaoh ramses ii sought to wrest syria from the hittites and recapture the hittiteheld city. Preparing the battle of kadesh by christian jacq book description.
The battle of kadesh volume iii by jacq, christian. Christian jacq, who holds a doctorate in egyptology, is the author or numerous bestsellers, including ramses, which has sold more than eleven million copies. Buy the battle of kadesh by christian jacq, in good condition. The powerful hittites have declared war on egypt, and ramses m. The battle of kadesh volume iii by christian jacq available from rakuten kobo. The battle of kadesh volume iii ramses series by christian jacq. The battle of kadesh book by christian jacq official publisher.
He is the author of the internationally bestselling ramses and the mysteries of osiris series, and several other novels set in ancient egypt. The battle of kadesh book by christian jacq official. The battle of kadesh by christian jacq trade paper for sale. Kadesh was one of the greatest battles of the ancient world.
Christian jacq takes his listeners to a period of turbulence in egypt and the levant, mixing time periods, historical figures with fictional characters, and palace intrigue with political infidelity. The first in christian jacques bestselling ramses series, recounting the thrilling story of ramses, the legendary king who ruled egypt for more than 60 years. Jan 01, 1996 this is the 3rd book in jacqs series on ramses. Ramses sets into motion a tapestry of royal intrigue, treacherous plots, and romantic adventures that will keep readers spellbound and hungry for more. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read ramses. Born in paris in 1947, christian jacq first visited egypt when he was seventeen, went on to study egyptology and archaeology at the sorbonne, and is now one of the worlds leading egyptologists. He has written several novels about ancient egypt, notably a five book series about pharaoh ramses ii, a character whom jacq admires greatly. Christian jacq is wellknown in france as both an egyptologist and novelist. Hatti was a warrior nation that sought to extend its empire clear to egypt. The battle of kadesh by christian jacq and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Opposing ramses was the army of muwatalli ii which was encamped near kadesh. Christian jacq is the author of the international bestselling fourvolume rames series, which sold over 11 million copies in 29 countries. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the uk.581 46 126 802 860 350 1051 671 593 739 1040 1424 880 1189 339 1104 483 671 213 1514 272 18 969 497 529 684 981 1489 698 178 372 247 1118 231 13 1231