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The Rule of Cleopatra VII Philopator

Cleopatra VII 69-30 BC is the last queen of Hellenistic Egypt from the Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty. She was glorified by the dramatic love story...

List of 10 Most Noted Pyramids in the World

Pyramid of the Sun This pyramid is located in Mexico, in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, built around 100 AD. It’s 66 meters (216 feet)...

Egypt Under Roman Rule – Roman province

After the death of Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh, Egypt fell under the direct control of Rome. The first contact, between Rome and Egypt,...

The Ptolemaic Kingdom and Dynasty

After the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, his generals had to decide the fate of the Macedonian Kingdom. After extensive discussions,...

Italian Invasion of Egypt in WWII

The Italian invasion of Egypt in WWII lasted from September 13 to September 16, 1940, and was a strategic military operation against the British...

Middle Kingdom of Egypt

The First Intermediate Period The First Intermediate Period started (2181-2040 BC), after the end of the Old Kingdom. This term is current and was not...

New Kingdom of Egypt

The Second Intermediate Period (c. 1782 - c.1570 BC) With the end of the 13th Dynasty, Egypt was divided between three powers: Hyksos to the...

The History of the Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Many Egyptian historical monuments still standing, are covered in writings known as hieroglyphs. Hieroglyphs are a system of pictorial writing that the ancient Egyptians...

The Old Kingdom Period of Egypt

The end of the 3rd Dynasty of Egypt marked the end of the Early Dynastic period and the start of the Age of the...

Early Egyptian Dynastic Period c. 3150 BC – c. 2686 BC

Following the Predynastic period (c. 6000-3150 BC), the Early Dynastic period began with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. The rulers of unified...

Ancient Egyptian Religion – Rituals, Prayers and More

Herodotus wrote in 5th century BC that the Egyptians were one of the most religious people and he was not wrong. The Egyptian religion...

The History of the City with Hundred Gates – Thebes, Egypt

Hundred- gated Thebes In the Iliad Homer famously described the city as “hundred- gated Thebes.” However, Thebes is better understood as an entire site that...

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