Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9789774165313
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971280 | DOI:

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Foreign, Libyan rulers a key factor in the breakdown of centralized authority in Egypt during the ninth and eighth centuries; the use of Libyan titles alongside Egyptian ones during the Third Intermediate Period; increased fragmentation following Osorkon II's death, and a separate king ruling in the south. The evidence from the Chronicle of Prince Osorkon text from Karnak; Fiefdoms in the Delta during the reign of Shoshenq III; There were kings in Tanis, Thebes, Herakleopolis, Hermopolis, Leontopolis, and other independents chiefdoms.

Keywords: Osorkon II; Takelot I; Horsieset; Tanite kings; Padubast; Nile inundations

Chapter.  9030 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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