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The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt (Adventure)

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Chebron, the young son of an Egyptian high priest, and Amuba, a young slave in the boy's household, are close friends; but their lives are greatly altered when Chebron accidentally kills a cat, an animal held sacred by the ancient Egyptians. Forced to flee for their safety, the boys and their companions begin a long and dangerous journey. A thrilling adventure story, this is also a tale packed with historical facts. Among other fascinating details, young readers learn about the Egyptian religion and geography, how the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians made war and were prepared for burial. A captivating book that accurately describes life in a once magnificent civilization, this volume will especially appeal to youngsters fascinated by the life and customs of ancient Egypt.

Synopsis:

A young Egyptain accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling adventure also features fascinating details about ancient Egyptian religion, geography, farming, warfare, and funerary customs.

Synopsis:

A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling adventure also features fascinating details about Egyptian religion and geography, the methods by which the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians were prepared for burial.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486423630
Author:
Henty, G. A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Henty, G. A.
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Historical - Ancient Civilizations
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Egypt History To 332 B.C.
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Ancient Civilizations
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.65 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 320 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486423630 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A young Egyptain accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling adventure also features fascinating details about ancient Egyptian religion, geography, farming, warfare, and funerary customs.
"Synopsis" by ,
A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling adventure also features fascinating details about Egyptian religion and geography, the methods by which the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians were prepared for burial.
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