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    To many people, the concept of culture represents a way of life that distinguishes one group of people from another. There are several factors to consider when determining what makes up a culture. The major pillars are laws, customs, traditions, beliefs, languages, and values. Each concept is extremely vital in the total consideration of cultural. It is important to remember that no two cultures are the same. Egypt is one of the countries that possesses an extreme amount of culture. Egypt has transformed through many rulers and conflicts, which has shaped the countries culture to what it is today. Egypt was founded in 3150 B.C. Located in North Africa, Egypt is currently the 30th largest country in the world. It is one of the most populated…

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    Ancient Egypt is widely known across the US as having creepy tombs with riches and treasures, along with spooky mummies and curses. This is unusual to many historians because other ancient cultures, such as the many dynasties of Ancient China, the Sumerians, and the Mayans aren’t as well known as the Ancient Egyptians. The majority of people are unaware of the Yellow River in China, rather they are more familiar with the Nile River in Egypt. The Egyptian’s had a more significant culture than any…

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    The Incas and the Egyptians were two very different groups of people but somehow they both ended up having many similar elements in their cultures. They had such similar elements that Victorian-era scholars concluded that the two cultures were certainly children of the Golden age parent, “Atlantis”. The Incas arose around the 12th century A.D. in the Andes region, but they were not conquered until 1572 by the Spanish. The Inca’s started truly expanding under the rule of their eighth emperor,…

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    The Greeks and the Egyptians, though they thrived around the same time periods, were two very distinct civilizations with different outlooks on the way they worshiped their gods and leaders. Both the Greeks and the Egyptians main focus when worshiping their gods was to appease their gods and to gain the gods favor, both through daily rituals, sacrifices, and prayer. The Egyptians believed that to get to the afterlife that a person’s body need to be preserved exactly as it was when you were…

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    The Parallels of Egyptian and Western Culture Ancient Egypt was a time of discovery, knowledge, and the need for power in the ancient civilization. Egyptians during this time thought of family as the most important thing in the world and divorce, although allowed, was very rare during this time since Egyptians saw marriage as a very important commitment. Many men who married often were in polygamous marriages and had many wives but more often than not they had a “chief” or head wife who was…

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    also has illustrated and still illustrates life from different time periods and cultures. One recurring subject that appeared throughout the entire history of art is the depiction of man and how it has developed over the centuries. From the art of the Paleolithic period, ancient near East, ancient Egypt, Aegean and Greek cultures, one can see the different ways art have evolved to preserve the legacy of man along with the reflection of the values of the cultures. First, the representation of…

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    Ancient Egypt Culture

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    Ancient cultures have developed a concrete pallet and sense for foods, as well as many other uses for these products. Many familiar foods we consume today were created in Ancient Egypt. Cereal and bread was a key staple in the diets of the Ancient Egyptian culture, however, they did not solely survive off carbohydrates. The dietary needs of the civilization were also based upon fish, vegetables, hearty meats, and fruits. Much like modern day cultures, the day was based around three square meals.…

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    Through learning more about the society and the culture in Egypt in the 1940’s the understanding of Midaq Alley was increased. The understanding was increased through learning about how family, as a whole, was viewed. For example, on page 106 of Midaq Alley, Umm Hamida had said “... My daughter shall be his and it will be as though she had never left me,” as stated in the interactive oral family was close knit, even after marriage. Also stated was how homosexuality was punished; examples being…

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    period or group of women to research I find myself drawn to ancient cultures. I would imagine the roles of women to be vastly different from the roles of women in modern culture. Surprisingly through my research I found that from ancient times to now the roles of women somewhere along the line made a regression. Women today are still fighting for equal pay and rights in modern society. In Ancient Egypt how were the women treated? Could they own land? Hold jobs in the government? What was life…

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    to go one day for psychology but does not yet have the grade level to get in. She would have been able to go in Egypt had she not have moved. After this incident I had noticed her light up when she saw me come in so I chose…

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