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    This power is important because it led to the change in events and made a long-lasting impact on a certain group, nation, or even an individual. One example is the midwives in Egypt, Shiphrah and Puah. When the Pharaoh at the time decreed that all Hebrew baby boys be killed, both women not only help to alter the change of event, but also risked their lives to save the babies. The midwives, Shiphrah and Puah were ordered by Pharaoh to kill the Hebrew women’s baby boys after they had given birth; however, both women defied his order in which the Bible stated “The midwives, fearing God, did not do as the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live” (Exodus 1:17). Another act of disobedience that they committed was lying to the Pharaoh about the Hebrew women’s conditions to protect the babies telling him, “Because the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptians women: they are vigorous. Before the midwife can come to them, they have given birth” (Exodus 1:19). Shiphrah and Puah had confidently lied to the Pharaoh because they feared God and also their occupations helped give their lies credibility. Their occupations can be seen as having…

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    Howard Carter Discovery

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    The Life and Discovery made by Howard Carter The most famous discovery of an Egyptian pharaoh in history is the finding of Tutankhamun’s tomb. He was also known as King Tut. There were many who tried for over more than 3,000 years but failed to find the tomb. It was the discovery by Howard Carter in 1922 that made history. Howard Carter was born in May 9, 1874 in Kensington, London. His father was a successful artist named Samuel Carter. He didn’t grow up living with his parents because he was…

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    Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

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    Other than Mesopotamia, a moment human advancement experienced childhood in northeastern Africa, along the Nile River. Egyptian human advancement, framed by 3000 B.C., profited from exchange and mechanical impact from Mesopotamia, however it delivered a very unique society and culture. Since its qualities and its firmly sew political association energized fantastic building, we know more about Egypt than about Mesopotamia, despite the fact that the last was in many regards more critical and…

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    Egyptian Water System

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    Pharaohs' architects administered the development of perfect works of art whose scale, excellence still admires the brain. This is a narrative takes watchers back to Egypt. It enthralls the great design, the procedure, and the work that was put into these pyramids. It likewise has a great deal of recorded foundation and data on a portion of the Pharaohs that requested their tombs to be grand.…

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    Impact Of Islam On Egypt

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    al As. Islam was first introduced to Egypt when Arab forces invaded under the commands of Amr ibn al As, in 640 C.E. After 647 C.E. all of Egypt was under Islamic rule. Arabic language had replaced Coptic as a primary spoken language, after the fact Coptic Christians became the minority. After the fact the Ottoman Empire played a huge role in expanding the Islam religion across Egypt. Eventually Islam spread further than Egypt and spread across much of the Northern part of Africa. The religion…

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    Egypt has an expansive, colorful, and intriguing history by any metric but this is especially true of its history of collective violence. Egypt has played an important role in history starting back in ancient times with a mighty empire and lasting all the way to the present day with a current propensity towards military authoritarian rule. As with any country, especially one that’s been around in one form or another for so long, there have been many periods of turmoil and violence along the way…

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    one of the longest rivers in the world which reaches up to 6,853 kilometers (4,258 miles). The Nile River is also considered to be an international river because of the neighboring countries which share it. In total there are 11 countries which share the Nile River and they are: 1. Tanzania 2. Uganda 3.Rwanda 4. Burundi 5.Egypt 6. Sudan 7. South Sudan 8. Kenya 9. Ethiopia 10.Congo-Kinshasa 11. Eritrea. For two of the countries that share the Nile River, it is the main source of water. If the…

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    Protest Against Morsi

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    power to pass any law, or deny any other idea which isn’t in line with his goal of making Egypt and Islamic State. With garbage piling up on the streets and poverty reaching over 26 percent, those who put their faith in Morsi following their protests against Mubarak slowly began pouring back into Tahrir Square to protest what they saw as the newest dictator in Egypt. Morsi, learning from the past revolution, saw the protesters as a threat, and sought to quell the movement before it became out…

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    The Last Ptolemy, Cleopatra In this week’s podcast, Melvyn Bragg and his guests, Catharine Edwards, and Maria Wyke Susan Walker talk about the Ptolemic ruler of the Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra. They start from the very beginning with her and her father and go through her time as she interacts with Roman Empire with Julius Cesar and Mark Antony. She is a very interesting personality as she has not only affected Egypt but also the Roman Empire. In this week’s podcast, one of the most important…

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    Egyptian Women's Movement

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    relevance to an understanding of the condition of women” (2). Women’s representation in the public sphere is thus linked to state-building processes and transformations. Over the past century as Egypt has struggled with different economic and political systems, so too have women struggled to fight for their private rights as well as public rights. Despite the “state-building, liberal, socialist, and infitah capitalist periods,” women have maintained subordination in a patriarchal society (Badran…

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