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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...

How Did the Egyptians Build the Pyramids?

One of the Seven Wonders of the World The Great Pyramid of Khufu was one of the Seven Wonders of the World to the ancients...

Just How Good Was Egyptian Medicine? | Most Will Be Amazed by the Sophistication of the Ancient Egyptians

World’s first sophisticated medical practice Sometime before 2000 BCE, Egyptian priests began to develop the world’s first sophisticated medical practice. Although it is believed that...

Would the Fourth Crusade Have Been Successful if it Had Happened in Egypt, as Originally Planned?

Crusades The crusades gave away a good Casus Belli and successfully worked for a period of time. Many kingdoms and especially the pope profited...

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,...

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