River God Setting & Symbolism

Wilbur Smith
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Egypt

The vast majority of the book is set in various parts of the country of Egypt.

Memphis

Memphis is the capital city of lower Egypt. it was said to be the "seat of the red pretender," an enemy who asserted his claim to Egypt's throne.

Elephantine

Elephantine Island was the site of Pharaoh's palace. It was nestled among other islands in the Nile River, providing it with both beautiful scenery and excellent protection. Lostris spent the first six years of her marriage to Pharaoh Mamose on Elephantine Island with brief interludes elsewhere.

Karnak

Karnak is a trading port in Egypt. It is a well-known city and battle site.

Thebes

Thebes is the city of Lostris' birth. Lord Intef is housed in Thebes and is governor of it. Memnon is born in the city of Thebes.

The Delta

The Delta is a fertile area of land at Egypt's...

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