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Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh and over one million other books are available . Joyce Tyldesley rescues this intriguing figure from more than two thousand. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered, King – Hatchepsut was a of her young stepson-nephew Tuthmosis III, Hatchepsut, the Female Pharaoh. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered King – Hatchepsut was an and misconceptions and finally restores the female pharaoh to her rightful place.

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We learn that women had far more freedom than that of the other contemporary kingdoms. She seems to take a more neutral standpoint, which is refreshing. Because of Hatchepsut’s young age, we find that we can relate to her prudent decision to become Pharaoh of Egypt. A fascinating story of a female pharoah who ruled for twenty years during Egypt’s 18th Dynasty and even wore a beard on ceremonial occasions to look masculine.

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The Female Pharaoh by Joyce A. Tydlesley the eldest daughter of King Tuthmosis I, married to her half-brother Tuthmosis II, and guardian tyldeslwy her young stepson-nephew Tuthmosis III, Hatchepsut, the Female Pharaoh, brilliantly defied tradition and established herself on the divine throne of the pharaohs to become the female embodiment of a man, dressing in male clothing and even sporting the pharaoh’s traditional false beard.

See 1 question about Hatchepsut…. Last Queen of Egypt Both of them are enjoyable reads, and I think Tyldesley approaches Hatchepsut and Cleopatra objectively as possible.

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Tyldesley tries to recreate the past without overwhelming the reader with preconceived ideas of who this lost pharaoh was. The Left Hand of God.


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It’s not pop science – but it would have been a more enjoyable rea Scholarly, accessible and aiming for objectivity. Tyldesley is great at setting the scene. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

Tuthmosis did not make any attempt to oppose Hatchepsut during her reign, but instead allowed her to be the dominant pharaoh. The writing was good and the narrative flowed freely and I really enjoyed this book.

The book was well executed and informative. Nothing else is concrete.


To ask other readers questions about Hatchepsutplease sign up. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered King – Hatchepsut was an astonishing woman. The author speculates on the relationship between the queen and Senenmut, one of several brilliant administrators who made her reign possible.

I have a tattoo of the hieroglyph. The amount of knowledge that we have of Egypt over years ago is amazing. But combined with propaganda and the mysterious, sudden attacks of her name and image done sometime after her death left us confused and uncertain, and while I left the book definitely knowing more about the Pharaoh, history, not the author, left me a bit disappointed.

We try to read as we can feel the events, rather than just dry names and numbers. Forgotten until Egptologists deciphered hieroglyphics in the ‘s, she has since been subject to intense speculation about her actions and moti Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered King – Hatchepsut was an astonishing woman.


I admire Hatshepsut for what she did in a time when Ma’at and mythology dictated that only a man could rule Egypt or Kemet as it was known to the Ancient Egyptians, to compare her to Queens Tiye and Nefertiti I think would be and is wrong.

This is a very good biography of Hatshepsut. Refresh and try again. She took on the role of King and tried to validate her position by linking herself to the gods.

Hatchepsut has fascinated the popular imagination by cross-dressing as a man, donning a man’s kilt, wearing a false beard, and claiming herself as a king rather than a queen. Egypt’s Queen or, as she would prefer to be remembered, King Hatchepsut ruled over an age of peace, prosperity, and remarkable architectural achievement c. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Since I love ancient history I usually hunt through bookstore shelves for little known titles.

It isn’t always very structured. I did see one thing that stood out was the chap mention as Winlock who worked at her mortuary temple in Del el Bahari seemed to have some form of hatred for Hatchepsut, even to the point of sexism, the book is a bit out of date as new evidence has come to light and I think that Joyce could revisit this b A very interesting book and Joyce Tyldesley gives an unbiased view on Hatshepsut and to those who have not much knowledge of Ancient Egyptian history it could be seen as a lot of if’s and but’s.

Egypt experienced a time of prosperity and peace under her rule. Her powers and success eclipsed the later more famous queen, Cleopatra VII.