Middle East History Books for Children

Hatshepsut, His Majesty, Herself

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ASIN: 0689825625


Author: Catherine M Andronik

A picture book biography of Hatshepsut, a queen in ancient Egypt who declared herself king and ruled as such for more than twenty years.
Hatshepsut is the right book. The author is Catherine M Andronik and the publisher is Atheneum. The child's book went on sale on the 1st of March, 2001. This version is the 1st ed. of the book has 40 pages and it has colorfully illustrated pictures. Obtain a copy of this book, visit our store link.

Hatshepsut gained Egypt's throne when all her male siblings -- which consists of the half brother whom she married -- died."She also wore men's clothing plus a beard, and referred to herself as"he"too as"she. Originally named regent to her nephew, Tuthmosis III, Hatshepsut gradually assumed a lot more and a lot more power, and at some point had herself crowned pharaoh. Since no word existed for a female ruler, Hatshepsut employed the male title.


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