Research Paper On Egyptian Culture

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Egypt
Question 1: Describe some significant aspects of this country's culture. (Food, language, religion, customs)
Egyptian culture is a vast and extensive things. Culture is the food, language, religion and customs. Egyptian food consist of; bread, corn, barley, rice, couscous, beans, fruits, and beef, lamb, or rabbit. Their language is French Arabic. Egyptians are mostly Sunni Muslim. Customs of Egypt include; handshakes, Giving gifts to the hostess of your dinner not salting your foods.
Sources:
http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/egypt-country-profile.html http://www.everyculture.com/Cr-Ga/Egypt.html Question 2: What is this country known for?
Egypt is known for many things. They are known for the many years of Pharaohs, kings and rulers. Egypt is known for the amazing architecture such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the tombs of Pharaohs. It is also known for the ancient civilizations. Egypt is known for the rich history dating back to the Mesopotamian era.
Sources:
http://www.innovateus.net/innopedia/what-egypt-known
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The national emblem is in middle. The emblem is the Golden Eagle of Saladin facing the hoist side with a shield superimposed on its chest above a scroll bearing the name of the country in Arabic centered in the white band. Red represents the struggle against the British occupation of Egypt (the period before 1952) White symbolizes the advent of the 1952 Revolution which ended the monarchy without bloodshed. Black stands for the end of the oppression of the people of Egypt at the hands of the Monarchy and British colonialism (the period after 1952) Eagle of Saladin represents power and strength. “In 1972, when Egypt formed the Federation of Arab Republics along with Syria, and Libya and the two stars on the flag were replaced by a golden hawk of Qureish, symbol of the tribe to which the Prophet Muhammad had

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