Ancient Egypt Summary

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  • 19 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (19)

3,349 words, approx. 12 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
37,242 words, approx. 125 pages
  · 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
12,708 words, approx. 43 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
12,631 words, approx. 43 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
24,690 words, approx. 83 pages
  · 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
16,027 words, approx. 54 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
15,090 words, approx. 51 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
31,918 words, approx. 107 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
7,472 words, approx. 25 pages
  · 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
25,604 words, approx. 86 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
29,427 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
30,441 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
11,649 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
1,645 words, approx. 6 pages
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
11,493 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
12,085 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
18,713 words, approx. 63 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
5,161 words, approx. 18 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
4,477 words, approx. 15 pages
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
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