Ancient Egypt Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (19)

3,286 words, approx. 11 pages
Doctors, Drugs, and Death in Ancient Egypt Overview Ancient Egyptian civilization flourished in the fertile valley of the Nile. Physicians flourished there as well, especially in the centuries between... Read more
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  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Architecture and Design   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Architecture and Design   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Architectur... Read more
12,176 words, approx. 41 pages
  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Dance   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Dance   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Dance   ·   · Ancient ... Read more
12,017 words, approx. 41 pages
  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Fashion   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Fashion   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Fashion   ·   · An... Read more
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  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Literature   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Literature   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Literature   ·   &m... Read more
15,274 words, approx. 51 pages
  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Music   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Music   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Music   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.... Read more
14,426 words, approx. 49 pages
  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Philosophy   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Philosophy   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Philosophy   ·   &m... Read more
30,959 words, approx. 104 pages
  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Religion   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Religion   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Religion   ·   ·... Read more
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  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Theater   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Theater   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Theater   ·   · An... Read more
24,840 words, approx. 83 pages
  · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Visual Arts   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Visual Arts   · Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Visual Arts   ·  ... Read more
29,409 words, approx. 99 pages
The ancient kingdom of Egypt lay along the fertile valley of the Nile River in northeastern Africa. For nearly three millennia, the Egyptian pharaohs (kings) ruled one of the ancient world's richest a... Read more
30,373 words, approx. 102 pages
Definition. The ancient Egyptians had no word for "religion." For them, religion was not a separate category of thought requiring an approach different from that used when discussing philosophy, scien... Read more
11,630 words, approx. 39 pages
Science? What was science for the Egyptians? They might not have recognized the category of knowledge that is now called science, but many of their activities would fall within the realm of modern sci... Read more
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Circa 4 Million TO 1 Million B.C.E. Circa 1.5 Million TO 200,000 B.C.E. Circa 1,000,000-10,000 B.C.E. Circa 250,000 B.C.E. Circa 40,000 B.C.E. Circa 8000 B.C.E. 5000 B.C.E. Circa 4000-3500 B.C.E. Cir... Read more
11,422 words, approx. 39 pages
Housing. Egyptian houses were built of mud brick in ancient times, as are many modern village houses. The exterior was often whitewashed, which reflected the bright sun and made the building more attr... Read more
12,059 words, approx. 41 pages
Social Hierarchy. Ancient Egyptian society was highly stratified. There were six major divisions in society throughout roughly three thousand years of history. These divisions are reflected in honorar... Read more
18,573 words, approx. 62 pages
Dynasties. Modern scholars divide the history of Egypt into thirty dynasties, following the practice of a third century B.C.E. historian named Manetho. He was an Egyptian who wrote in Greek for the Pt... Read more
4,598 words, approx. 16 pages
2600-2350* B.C.E. 2500* B.C.E. 2500-2350* B.C.E 2500-2200* 2500-2000* B.C.E. 2560-1800* B.C.E. 2350-2193* B.C.E. 2350-2150* B.C.E. 2200 B.C.E. 2193-2100* B.C.E. 2150* B.C.E. 2112-2004* B.C.E. 2100-19... Read more
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Natural Divisions. Egypt comprises two inhabitable zones—the valley and the delta of the Nile River. The valley divides into the east and west banks of the river, each with a desert beyond the a... Read more