New Kingdom Egyptian Inspirational Reading

I have been reading quite bit about Ancient Egypt as of late (late New Kingdom in fact) as I wait for the work schedule to slow down and allow some gaming.  I thought I would start a list of articles and books (Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction) that has been fueling the fire.

  • Abbas, Mohamed Raafat.  "A survey of the Military Role of the Sheridan Warriors in the Egyptian Army during the Ramesside Period."  Egypte Nilotique et Mediterraneenne 10, 2017, p. 7-23.
  • Barako, Tristan J. "Chapter 4:  Philistines and Egyptians in Southern Coastal Canaan During the Early Iron Age." The Philistines and Other "Sea Peoples" in Text and Achaeology. Edited by Ann E. Killebrew & Gunnar Lehmann, 2013.  Society of Biblical Literature.
  • Burke, Aaron J.  "Canaan Under Siege:  The History and Achaeology of Egypt's War in Canaan during the Early Eighteenth Dynasty." Studies on War in the Ancient Near East, edited by Jordi Vidal, 2010.
  • Darnell, John C. " The Route of Eleventh Dynasty Expansion into Nubia."  Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde, Vol 131, 2004.
  • Evian, Shirly Ben-Dor. "  The Battles between Ramesses III and the 'Sea Peoples.' "  2016. Available online through the Tel Aviv University Central Library
  • Hoffmeier, James K.  "Aspects of Egyptian Foreign Policy in the 18th Dynasty in Western Asia and Nubia. 2001.  Downloaded from
  • Hussein, Hesham and Alim, Elsayed Abdel. "The Way(s) of Horus in the Saite Period:  Tell El-Kedwa and Its Key Location Guarding Egypt's Northeastern Frontier."  Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Vol 7:1, 2015.  
  • Kahn, Dan'el.  "The Campaign of Ramesses III Against Philistia."  Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Vol 3:4, 2011.  
    • "The Historical Background of a Topographical List of Ramesses III."  Rich and Great:  Studies in Honor of Anthony J. Spalinger on the Occasion of his 70th Feast of Thoth.  Edited by Renata Landgrafova and Jana Mynarova
  • Singer, Itamar.  "Merneptah's Campaign to Canaan and the Egyptian Occupation of the Southern Coastal Plain of Palestine in the Ramesside Period."  Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, 1988.
  • Smith, Stuart Tyson. "A Model for Egyptian Imperialism in Nubia."  Göttinger Miszellen, Vol 122, 1991.
  • Thijs, Ad.  "Piankh's Second Nubian Campaign."  Gottinger Miszellen 165 (1998), 99-103.
  • Both, Charlotte.  Horemheb:  The Forgotten Pharaoh.  Gloucestershire:  Amberley Publishing, 2009.
  • Charles River Editors.  Byblos:  The History and Legacy of the Oldest Phoenician City.  Lexington, KY:  Charles River Editors, 2017.
  • Charles River Editors.  The Foreign Invaders of Ancient Egypt:  The History of the Hykos, Sea Peoples, Nubians, Babylonians and Assyrians.  Middletown, DE:  Charles River Editors, 2018.
  • Darnell, John Coleman, and Coleman Manassa.  Tutankhamun's Armies:  Battle and Conquest during Ancient Egypt's Late 18th Dynasty.  Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
  • Gabriel, Richard A.  Thutmose III:  The Military Biography of Egypt's Greatest Warrior King. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2009.
  • Gilbert, Gregory P.  Ancient Egyptian Seapower and the Origin of Maritime Forces.  Australia: Sea Power Centre,  2008.
  • Macalister, R. A. S.  The Philistines:  Their History and Civilization.  Columbia, SC:  First Rate Publishers, 2017.
  • Morkot, Robert.  Chapter 9:  Egypt and Nubia.  I believe this is a chapter from his book The Egyptians:  An Introduction.  Available for download at
  • Wilkinson, Richard L., ed. Tausret:  Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Caudill, Tara.  Egyptian Military Conflict & Influence in Canaan During the New Kingdom Period.  Undergraduate paper from December 2014.  Filled with inaccuracies.

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