Egypt's Golden Empire : The Warrior Pharaohs (2002)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government, World History  |   Run Time - 57 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Atmospheric re-creations enhance this three-part chronicle of the Egyptian New Kingdom (c. 1560-1080 B.C.), "the first empire in recorded history" . Part 1 recalls the pharaohs who launched it, beginning with Ahmose, who expelled the occupying Hyksos and reunified Egypt. His successor: Hatshepsut. And her son Thutmosis III's campaigns in Nubia and the Levant resulted in "the greatest empire that had ever been conquered."

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Egyptian [nationality], empire, pharaoh, royalty