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    The Alchemist is about a shepherd named Santiago from a town in Spain, who has a recurring dream about a treasure buried next to the pyramids of Egypt. He meets a man who claims to be the King of Salem, telling Santiago that his Personal Journey is to search for his treasure. The king gives Santiago two stones called Urim and Thummim, which will help him in his times of need. On his journey, he meets an Englishman who introduces him to alchemy. They stop in Al-Fayoum to avoid any interaction…

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls are a group of ancient scrolls found by the Dead Sea in a cave. In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd tossed a stone into a cave close to the northwest shore of the Dead Sea, in Qumran. Rather than the sound of the stone striking rock or earth, he heard the sound of breaking pottery. Upon investigating he saw a number of tall clay jars. Together with a cousin, he entered the cave, where he found one jar containing some scrolls. The two began showing them to people, looking for a buyer…

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    Nicholas Flamel’s life was mysterious from the time he was born. Flamel was rumored to have been born in Pontoise, France. But, there is no real evidence to support this claim. There is also little to no info about Flamel’s childhood. Flamel married Pernelle an intelligent widow who also happened to own a little property. It was a little odd back then for women regardless of their social class to own any property. The ancient practice of alchemy had travelled into to Europe from the Middle East…

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    Humankind have been constructing magnificent structures as far as history can remember. Many engineered marvels have been questioned as how such lengths were pushed to erect the tallest and elaborate creations without the modern tools we know and use today. But, there was a time where all knowledge for construction had seized. On the contrary, there was one willful man in Florence, Italy, Filippo Brunelleschi (1377 – 1446) who was up to the challenge and to prove it the Cathedral of Santa Maria…

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    the body. In the early years of the pyramid they were square shaped called Mastabas. Which were the precursor for pyramids. The oldest known pyramid was built in 2630 B.C. at saqqara. The smooth edges of the pyramid was to help reflect the soul of the dead pharaoh. The king was buried with everything they would need for the after life like all of there possessions and lots of gold. Pyramids original architect was Imhoteo. The first smooth pyramid is the red pyramid they called it that because…

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    Pyramids Dbq

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    Did you know that the pyramids in Egypt took 10 - 20 years to build? The pyramids were made out of perfectly cut blocks of stone. The blocks were put into place by strong levees, ramps, and bridges. These amazing huge structures were built to honor Egyptian kings. There is one thing we do not know about the pyramids, who built these grand monumental structures for the pharaoh? Did slaves or paid workers make these pyramids come to life? According to many documents and sources around the world…

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    Pyramid Of Khufu

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    The Great Pyramid Of Giza The great Pyramid of Giza was built as a tomb for Egyptian King Khufu and is known as the Pyramid of Khufu. The great Pyramid of Giza was built as a tomb for Egyptian King Khufu and is known as the Pyramid of Khufu. All the slaves worked on the Pyramid seven days a week for twenty-three years. It was the tallest structure in the world for about 4,000 years. It stands at 449.5ft tall, but has lost (31ft) due to erosion. The Pyramid weighs nearly 6.5 million…

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    of a few actions? Women have changed in the way they are perceived and the way they are being carried when compared to prior time periods. It could be because of the constant betrayals but also the attitude men have toward women. When analyzing “Pyramids” by Frank Ocean and “Black Girl Lost” by Nas we see the same perspective in both songs or poems. The modern day black women has fallen in a downward spiral from the grace and glory in which they were held in the past. Frank Ocean brings so much…

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    Mummies In Ancient Egypt

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    monumental pyramids, fascinating sphinxes, and marvelous mummies. Ancient Egypt is well-known for the construction of towering perplexing pyramids. These massive monuments housed the dead bodies of pharaohs, kings, queens, and nobles. In these tombs the mummified remains of these important people were buried with gold and other treasures which they believed would be needed in the afterlife. Surprisingly, it required 100,000 burly men working diligently together for 20 years to finish just one…

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    The Egyptian civilization was a fairly popular civilization. The great pyramids, housing the long forgotten pharaohs from the ancient civilizations, being one of the main attraction and interests in modern day Egypt, but how did the Egyptian manage to create such a large and complicated structure? Why did the Egyptians build the pyramids? Many questions that needed to be answered. Through my journey to answer these questions, I will later learn more about the Egyptian civilization and the…

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