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    The Civilization of Egypt was both far reaching and thriving. Geographically speaking, the civilization was broken into two major territories; Upper Egypt, which consisted of the nile itself; and Lower Egypt, which consisted of the territory known to us today as the Nile River Delta. Even in a desert environment, Egypt was known for its thriving agriculture industry thanks to fertile silt, the yearly flooding of the Nile, and their technological and industrial advancements in irrigation and canal building. In terms of government, the civilization of Egypt operated under dynastic rule. There were 31 separate dynasties in Egypt, and those dynasties can be further broken up into eight periods. Rulers of these dynasties were known as Pharaohs, or god-kings, had absolute power over their territory and people, while also controlling vast amounts of wealth and resources. There is no better example of the power and wealth these pharaohs had than the grand pyramids and burial complexes they built for their tombs, many of which we can still see today. Long periods of unified rule under the Pharaohs of…

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    not settle in one place for very long. The changes in the weather would cause the animals that these people hunted to migrate, which meant that the people had to follow, or else they would die of starvation. It wasn’t until these people began discovering the value in rivers that civilizations began to form. In fact, there are three major factors that affected the formation of civilizations and the end of a hunting and gathering lifestyle: rivers, the Neolithic Revolution, and trade. One of the…

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    Describe how beer was influential to the development of Mesopotamia and Egypt. Mesopotamia and Egypt were two of the first civilizations in the world., and they set a precedent for many civilizations to come. The well known beverage beer was greatly influential to the development of these civilizations. As early civilizations, Mesopotamia and Egypt were inhabited by some of the first people to transition from hunting and gathering to farming and domestication. Beer can credited with this…

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    Agriculture and Trade: Seeds for Society Human society in the time before 11,000 BCE looked much the same regardless of location. All human’s shared the same never ending desire to satiate their hunger in the quest for food. Within the constraints of a hunter-gatherer lifestyle humanities penchant for diversity and ingenuity had little room for flourishment. With no permanent refuge and no place for storage besides your own person, only the essentials to life could be taken with you. Because of…

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    Was Nubia better than Egypt? Did they acell or equal the awesomeness (or the power, strengths and success) of Egypt. Although the Nubians are left unparalleled with other civilizations, they didn’t weren’t nearly as dominant or half as so mighty as Egypt was. Just think about it. When you were very young and were in your first year of a great education in which millions of of strong, courageous and bias men and women have been nurtured in work, did you learn about Nubia or Egypt? You learned a…

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    Also they were different in their way of govern their civilization. Ancient Egypt had a highly centralized government. Its efficient bureaucracy and the high position of the pharaohs meant that rulers wielded enormous power over the entire country. In contrast, the governments of ancient Mesopotamia were more regional in character, as each city had its own government and these included elements of what we now call democracy. The Kings emerged as civilization developed, but elected assemblies…

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    Egyptian Women

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    differences between civilizations and time eras. When comparing the role of women in the early river civilizations, Egypt and China, there are many pronounced similarities and differences around the topics of the economy, education and a women's role within her family. Women in Egyptian and Chinese culture have many similarities and differences…

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    Mesopotamia South Asia

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    Ancient Egypt and the settlements of Southeast Asia developed in very different environment. As a result of this there are many differences in the two societies. However, there are also a number of commonalities that the two civilizations shared. These civilizations serve as good examples of the differences and commonalities of civilizations. The civilization of Ancient Egypt developed along the Nile River in north east Africa. Due to the dry climate of the region the Egyptians’ access to fresh…

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    river valley civilization invented something to make their settlements more civilized. Compared to China, Indus, and Sumer, Egypt seemed to be the most advanced. They made many things that people still use today. Not only did they create things for beauty, but they made mathematical and anatomical advancements. Sumer was a part of the Fertile Crescent. This was the crescent like shape in between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Egypt was located next to the Nile River. The Nile gave Egyptians…

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    The Egyptian Neolithic

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    One of the most important stages to define and understand the development of Egyptian civilization was the Predynastic era (the Egyptian Neolithic), a period of time spanning from 4000 to 3200 BC that was a precursor of Pharaonic Egypt and its dynasties of kings. Neolithic communities of Upper and Lower Egypt cultivated different kinds of barley, spelt, flax, fruits and vegetables. It is also known that different kinds of animals were domesticated. Both steps were necessary for all later…

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