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    During the end of the Twelfth Dynasty at the close of the Middle Kingdom, the Hyksos foreigners invaded the Nile River Valley and eventually gained control over the majority of the Egyptian Kingdom. While it is disputed whether the foreigners emerged from Asia or from areas of Palestine, this feat was achieved through superior technology surpassing that of the Egyptians. This caused the Second Intermediate Period, or the time before the New Kingdom and after the Middle during which the Hyksos occupied the Nile Valley, altering the culture by contributing to the arts and domestic appliances, introducing superior weaponry by means of bronze, and improving the Egyptian army as well as causing a trend of conquering, war-like pharaohs. It was because…

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    African Weapons

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    The revamping of the Egyptian military during the New Kingdom allowed them to compete with powerful nations who were threats. Though Egypt fought with traditional weapons and combat units, their quick mobilization changed the tide of Hyskos conquest and while these traditional Egyptian forces defeated the Hyksos, two new weapons traceable to Hyksos influence came about; the chariot and composite bow made an appearance for the first time within the Egyptian Army, and the Egyptians would take…

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    Hyksos Origin

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    the Hyksos and the motives for their move into Egypt. Though the Hyksos are believed to be a non-homogenous people, it’s likely they may have been of predominantly Semitic derivation. Despite the assertion that the Hyksos were armed invaders, it’s more likely that the Hyksos moved into Egypt for peaceful purposes. Hence, there are numerous hypotheses on the identity of the Hyksos and their purpose for their move into Egypt. Though it is believed that the Hyksos were a non-homogenous people,…

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    Egypt Third Dynasty

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    unsettled period in Egyptian history, during which a rapid succession of kings failed to consolidate power. As a consequence, during the Second Intermediate Period Egypt was divided into several spheres of influence. The official royal court and seat of government was relocated to Thebes, while a rival dynasty (the 14th), centered on the city of Xois in the Nile delta, seems to have existed at the same time as the 13th. Around 1650 B.C., a line of foreign rulers known as the Hyksos took…

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    Hyrule, a kingdom that has endured the test of time. It's been through many changes throughout the ages, evolving and ever expanding its rich lore and history. But sometimes I sit back and wonder, who set up the foundation for this kingdom to prosper like we know it today? Now before we go any further, yes of course it was the people of Skyloft that founded Hyrule from what we know, but how exactly did it go down? Who set the ground work up for the relgion, geogrphy, economy, language, and…

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    el-Ajjul, Eble, and Byblos. The Hyksos brought an innovation to Egypt; bronze weapons., chariots and bows. They used these weapons to take control over Upper Egypt. However once they did take control, they brought these weapons into the Egyptian way of war, they taught the Egyptians how to use and build them. Eventually after 200 years of ruling over Egypt they would be pushed out and defeated by the Egyptians using these…

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    and foreigners were ruling the Delta. The Hyksos came into control of the Delta after the decline Egyptian government when the reign of brothers Neferhotpe…

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    incursions mean a sudden invasion by nomadic people.The steppe nomads were the group who invaded China, and the Hyksos were the group who invaded Egypt. Egypt and China both used tools provided from the nomadic people, and had the same response to the nomadic incursions, but, how the empire's political and social structure were structured as a result of the incursions were different. Both the Egyptians and the Chinese adopted tools from the hyksos and the Steppe nomads. The Steppe nomads…

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    Ahhotep was the mother of Ahmose and wife of Sequenqure Tao I, her mother was Queen Tetshiri. It is debated that Ahhotep was not only regent, but co-regent, since a doorway into the Nubian fortress at Buhen links her name with Ahmose. She was in charge of holding the Kingdom together and protecting it internally, while Ahmose was expelling the Hyksos. Ahhotep played an active military role at a young age, since it was necessary. After the expulsion of the Hyksos; she conducted a military…

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    Pharaohs of the 18th Dynasty acceded well and vigorous, although very young. It was a dynasty were even women Rulers played a major role behind their husbands for Egypt. This dynasty is one of the most important dynasties to Egypt. It began with the most important Pharaoh, Ahmose I. Ahmose I was the founder of the 18th Dynasty, and reigned through ancient Egypt from c.1539 to 14 BCE. This King, this god to the people, laid down the blueprint for future Pharaohs and the future of Egypt. It is…

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