Armies and enemies of ancient Egypt and Assyria : Egyptian, by Alan. Wargames Research Group (Great Britain) Buttery

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Par ailleurs, le fait que la superficie de terre arable varie sensiblement d’une région à l’autre complique les modalités de l’application d’une politique équitable compte tenu de la densité ou de la faiblesse de la concentration urbaine, et oblige à se référer systématiquement à des arbitrages anciens et à des barèmes acceptés par tous et qui sont consignés dans des documents de base conservés aux archives. L’exemple de l’action politique du roi Amenemhat I, fondateur de la XIIe dynastie, est intéressant à ce propos par sa clarté d’application de ce principe de référence aux archives étatisées.

Il faut donc une définition plus précise et plus caractéristique des items, comme des états spécifiques, les âges par 54 Ce soin donné à la distinction pragmatique de choses caractérise un ensemble d’exercices pour jeunes scribes de l’époque du Nouvel Empire, voir l’ensemble de documents didactiques in Gardiner, Late-Egyptian Miscellanies. Ces papyrus ont été traduits et commentés in Caminos, Late-Egyptian Miscellanies.

Par exemple, Toomer, “Mathematics and Astronomy,” 44–45. indd 12 1/25/2008 9:35:23 PM à la recherche de la systématisation 13 tique pertinente du pays face aux exigences inévitables et astreignantes de sa géographie physique. C’est un exemple intéressant de l’étroite relation entre cette recherche, facteur de stimulation et de dynamisme, et l’état socio-économique d’un pays dont on va essayer d’évoquer ici l’essentiel dans son contexte. La partie fertile de l’Egypte, il ne faut pas l’oublier, n’est pas vaste; c’est une vallée étroite autour du Nil, sa seule source d’eau, réalité qui prend tout son sens face à l’immensité du désert qui l’entoure, visible de partout de la vallée.

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