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    Civilization in ancient Egypt was a very intriguing time in history with how much relics and knowledge we have on them. This will discuss on why the Egyptians chose to live where they did, what they created or followed to maintain a community for so long, and how their civilization then is compared to the United States (U.S.) now. Straightway, what made the Egyptians live by the Nile River. Well, the Nile river had rich soil and water that would flow through it, making it a great place to grow…

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    ancient Egypt Do you ever wish you could go back in time to an era when cultures and lifestyles were different? Somewhere that you could immerse yourself into that cultures art, literature, and philosophy. Ancient Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt are two regions that have a lot of history and significant cultural developments over time. Both civilizations shared similarities including written traditions, polytheistic religions, and having agricultural societies. However, both civilizations also…

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    development of early and advanced civilizations. Many prosperous civilizations formed along the banks of flood plains in river valleys where the conditions were suitable for agriculture. In spite of that, not all civilizations started out this way; in fact, some advanced civilizations formed in areas where there were poor soil and no flood plains. Even with their differences, all of these civilizations prospered by the impact of their geography. Three notable civilizations that geography…

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    argument of the civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt. Both have many important similarities and differences. However, the difference between the two civilization serve as a clear evidence to the existence of multiple routes to civilize life. Furthermore, the argument will show how the ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt were different in form of social classes, law codes, geography, however they both believe in more than one god . The law code for the Mesopotamian is Hammurabi and Egypt is Pharaoh’s…

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    Ancient Sumer In the middle east, along the great Tigris and Euphrates rivers leading to the Persian Gulf explains where the Sumerian civilization settled. The Sumer civilization were referred to as the first river valley civilization, since rivers ran through the land. The land was not considered desirable due to all the flooding, mud slides, and depositing fertile soil. Although the rivers overflown their banks and created a nuisance, the people worked together to generate and develop their…

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    title ‘Lord of Two Lands’ because he ruled both Upper and Lower Egypt. He owned all the land in Egypt. He made the laws. He collected the taxes. The Pharaoh could lead his people into war if Egypt was attacked or if he wanted to expand his power. He was also the religious leader. He was the ‘High Priest of Every Temple’. He represented the Gods on earth. He performed rituals and built temples. Egyptian-civilization Most Egyptians worked in the fields along the banks of the Nile,…

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    A nation’s capability to adapt to its terrain and to utilize its natural resources is often critical in determining the ability people to survive in its land. This was evident in numerous successful ancient civilizations like the Egyptian civilization, organized around the Nile River, which ruled from 3200-1640 BCE. To the south, and a few millennia later, the Aksum Empire adapted to its mountainous terrain and long seacoast to dominate trade and agriculture from 100-750 CE. Just before the…

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    Women In Ancient Egypt

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    (Test #1 Question #3) Living in Ancient Egypt as a Woman From what can be gathered, living as a woman in ancient Egypt surpasses that of any other ancient civilization. Ancient Egyptian culture provided gender equality for women that was unprecedented in Gold Age Athens and ancient Rome. A few examples of the equality women experienced in ancient Egypt are: they were allowed to own and sell private property, initiate divorce, sue, adopt, free slaves, etc. Gold Age Athens and ancient Rome…

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    Egypt and Modernization Modernization in Egypt was a little different than in many other civilizations. Egypt wasn’t its own nation, but rather, it was a part of the Ottoman Empire, ruled by the Sultan of Istanbul. The rise of Egypt’s modernization began with the firman, or decree, of Albanian Muhammad Ali as Pasha of Egypt. (Thompson, p.224) He made many changes to Egypt that would progress their modernization, such as creating a vaccination program, building hospitals and schools, including…

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    led to diverse cultures. Geographic features have been a key factor to civilization success and development. Ancient Egypt and Ancient Sumer had many geographic features that shaped and molded their civilizations. As different civilizations began to develop, people were able to exchange ideas more easily through writing. A scribe’s job became extremely important to the development and functions of the first civilizations. Without the forms of writing created, trades couldn’t have been…

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