The Battle of the Pyramids, 1798

The Battle of the Pyramids, 1798

‘Soldiers, forty centuries look down upon you,’ General Napoleon Bonaparte told his staff. It was 3 p.m. on July 21, 1798, and he was referring to the Pyramids, standing tall and clear some 10 miles away, west of the Nile on the flat Egyptian landscape. It is unlikely many of […]

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