A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.
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Important historical and cultural figures as well as some well-known individuals in Egypt's long history (c 3100 BC - c AD 600). Rulers and members of their families, significant figures and important foreigners with whom the Egyptians came into contact are all included.
Profiles of 70 women, most of whom are unsung, but all of whom are remarkable for their courage, initiative, and accomplishments in a world where the conventional wisdom was for women to be chaste, silent, and obedient. Includes artists, builders, mystics, political leaders, religious activists, diarists and dramatists, poets and writers, and scholars.