Essay On Hatshepsut

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Egyptian viewed the foreigners as savages, barbarian, and uncivilized. Looked at them as enemies, ugly not worth to place a foot on Egypt sand. The Egyptians thought of themselves as superior than everybody else. Epypt was one the most successful empires in their time period. Egyptians had their religion and believes, one of the most important god was Amon-Ra the king of the gods. The Amon-Ra godhead had become something like an Egyptian national god. Many of the king said that they had encounter this god. Amon-Ra had his on temple that only the king can visit, and was not open to others which was located in the capital of Thebes. In the old kingdom of Egyptian constructed a variety different creative myths about the world. One of the biggest…show more content…
Many archiologist believe at first, it was because Pharaoh Hatshepsut was a woman. After her husband/brother die and left the throne to her stepson Thutmose III, but she took over, because Thutmose III was too young to rule Egypt. She declared herself not a queen, but a pharaoh. She was one of the greatest ruler in Egypt. Before Hatshepsut, only two other women has been rulers of Egypt but failed on the thrown. The fact that Pharaoh Hatshepsut was a female was against egyptian beliefs, because a pharaoh can only be a male. Hatshepsut was so determind to be a great sccessor that she made her statues with a masculine body, but her face. To proof she was worth or throne she point out she is a daughter of a pharaoh, and she took it farther, but said she was also a daughter of a god. She was the pharaoh that open the doors of Egypt to other cities. Hatshepsut had several successful military campaigns under her name, and the arts flourished, setting standard that Egyptian craftsmen would emulated for thousand years. She ruled for 23 years and died in throne. Hatshepsut organized a huge successful trade trip to punt. A large amount of collection of exotica is brought back to her. This was a way to keep her stepson Tuthmosis…show more content…
It had to be took at all costs. By the time Tuthmosis III reached Aruna, he held a council with his generals. There were three routes to Megiddo two long, easy, and a narrow, difficult route that cut through the hills. His generals advise him to take the easy route, but Tuthmosis decide to take the narrow pathway. Tuthmosis led his men on foot through the hills. The attack was unexpected the troop fled for the city of Megiddo left their stuff behind. Tuthmosis surrounded the city until they surrender. Pharaoh Tuthmosis III had an empire that controlled Nubia, the Syrian, Lebanese coasts, and parts of Israel and Palestine. Nubia was an important to the empire, because Nubia’s mines were full of gold. That was Egyptian’s economy, they had the access to their gold and control to all the gold they want. Tuthmosis III actually created Egypt’s
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