Episode 68: Campaigns of Victory

The Settlement of Canaan:

Thutmose III (Part II)

From 1473 to 1470 BCE, Thutmose began organising his domains in Canaan. The area was transformed, as a network of Egyptian garrisons, forts and supply depots began to appear. This was all in service to much greater plans…

In this episode we meet the Canaanites who surrendered after Megiddo, the warriors of Thutmose’s army and the town in which they lived, and then explore the 2nd – 4th “Campaigns of Victory” in Canaan.


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Anthony Spalinger, War in Ancient Egypt, 2004;

Nicolas Grimal, A History of Ancient Egypt, 1994;

Richard A. Gabriel, Thutmose III: A Military Biography, 2009;

Donald Redford, The Wars in Syria and Palestine of Thutmose III, 2003;

Eric Cline & David O’Connor (eds), Thutmose III: A New Biography, 2006;

Manfred Bietak, “Peru-Nefer: The Principle New Kingdom Naval Base,” 2009;

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