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Pharaoh Menes and the Unification of Egypt

The story of Pharaoh Menes is surrounded in folklore and mystery. Was he really the first pharaoh that united the country of Egypt?

The History of Typography – The Process of Creating Printed Materials

Typography was invented twice: once in China and Korea and in medieval Europe. In China, printing was invented, according to some data (Julien, "Documents...

Arab Conquest of North Africa

The first invasion The first officially organized invasion of North Africa by the Caliphate began in 647. After leaving Medina, 20,000 Arabs joined in Memphis...

The Famous Medieval Arabic Conquests

The first invasion It began with the conquest of the Middle East. Byzantium lost the Levant, and the Sassanid state lost Mesopotamia. The confrontation with Byzantium...

Prehistoric North Africa – Neolithic Period

The rock carvings of the Sahara, of which the most famous are the drawings from Tassilin-Adjer in Algeria, reflect living scenes of everyday life...

Prehistoric North Africa – Paleolithic Period

Lower and Middle Paleolithic During the excavations on the territory of the Sahara in Ain al-Khaneh (Ain el Hanech) near the Algerian city ​​of Said,...

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...

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The story of Pharaoh Menes is surrounded in folklore and mystery. Was he really the first pharaoh that united the country of Egypt?