Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) published a new book by the famous archaeologist Dr. Hussein Abdel Bassir the Antiquities Museum director, entitled “Warriors Pharaohs: Diplomats and Military”.
The book was prefaced by the diplomat and great political thinker Dr. Mustafa El-Feki, the Alexandria Library director.
Dr. El-Feki confirmed that this book comes within the “Know Your Civilization” series issued by the BA Antiquities Museum.
The book was published in order to introduce the Egypt history and its great civilization for a new generations especially children and youth, given the library’s interest in these age groups of contemporary The Egyptian history.
“Egypt was destined to be the first nation to carry the immortal civilization message, which was and still an attractive destination to many people around the globe, the teacher of civilizations and the beacon of cultures,” the director of BA said in the book.
Dr. El-Feki said that God has given Egypt an enormous amount of rich natural resources that allowed Egyptians to devote themselves to building their eternal civilization in peace and stability.
Egypt is surrounded by extensive deserts in the east and west, and the embankments of the immortal Nile River in the south, which protected her from being exposed to any kind of invasions and dangerous attacks.
The book includes the most important and most famous of the pharaohs kings from the heads and leaders of the ancient Egyptian military establishment. It explains the great works of these pharaohs kings done to preserve the good land of Egypt as well as defend its borders, in addition increasing its geographical area until the Egyptian Empire became sprawling.
It also explains the roles that these great pharaohs kings played in the dearest and most glorious periods of ancient Egyptian history.
Furthermore, it lists the works, tournaments, and accomplishments of the great Pharaohs warriors kings such as Tuthmosis I, Tuthmosis III, Seti I , Ramses II, Ramses III, and other great-grandfathers of our great pharaohs.
The author noted that the Great Egyptian Army is the safety valve for the Egyptian nation since eternity and the protective shield that protects Egypt from internal and external threats.
Also, the ancient Egyptian was naturally inclined to peace and not to war and did not resort to it except in defense of himself and his country. Therefore, those reading about Egypt can realize that the Egyptian military doctrine is firm and based on defending the homelands and not on the aggression of others.