The Nile had the greatest impact on timeless civilization that originated on it in the past ages, the Nile held oldest civilization immortalized in history. Ancient Egyptians could not have survived without the Nile River, which in essence, inspired their way of living, “The country’s verdant green fields and bountiful food resources depended on the fertile soil of the Nile flood plain” (Silverman 12). In turn, many ancient
All three of these empires rose and fell because of geography, which demonstrates how geography truly is the mother of history. The river valley of Ancient Egypt had plentiful resources and a stable river that delivered steady supply of silt. Ancient Greece had control over the sea and land that led them to great prosperity. The Aksum empire was an economic powerhouse because of its strategic location and resources. These three prosperous societies all owed their success to one thing, geography.
Jermel Stuart Instructor Stein ANT 3241001 4/19/14 Egyptian Culture Ancient Egypt is one of the oldest and most influential civilizations in the world. They were considered a utopia because of the advances they were able to make, It was advance for its time, because the advances in architecture, medicine, agriculture and etc. Still to this day, it’s a mystery how they were able to construct the pyramids. The Egyptians relied on the land for their existence; they made deities that represented the things they relied on for existence. This in turn made them a polytheistic culture.
Hitchhiker's Guide to Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt is said to be one of the most successful of the ancient civilizations. This entire nation, based around the Nile river, was able to develop in areas such as mathematics, medicine, and astronomy that others so far hadn’t been able to do. They adapted to their environment and used the Nile river to their advantage, using it as a trading route, a means of protection from invaders, and a very successful system of irrigation system for their agriculture. The Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt (the Delta and Valley) is what started the evolution of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Being a united kingdom with a single, powerful ruler, allowed them to have a long and successful reign over the land,
This battle set an example to the greeks to follow and obey the reign of Alexander the great. In addition to just establishing himself as a strong conqueror in Macedonia, Alexander ventured onto conqueror and influence other areas, including Egypt. Egypt, an already thriving society, found herself under the leadership of Alexander. While his time in Egypt, Alexander “changed the course of history in Egypt and constituted there the most durable of the Macedonian kingdoms-one destined to last three centuries…”. Alexander entered Egypt around 331 BC, and ordered that a city be established and named after him.
It can, in fact, be proven, without question, that because of Mesopotamia's extensive trade routes, its excellent leaders, and the astronomical growth in technology that occurred, that Mesopotamia was one of the greatest civilizations to have ever existed. For its time, Mesopotamian culture had the greatest trade routes. Its trade network reached from the sands of Egypt to the deserts in India. Most certainly no civilization in the western world at that time had not heard of the great cultures that existed between the Tigris and the Euphrates. Egypt, in itself, had an excellent trade route with its access to the Mediterranean sea.
One of these was the unification of Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt sometime during the third millennium B.C. The ancient Egyptians regarded this event as the most important in their history, comparable to the "First Time," or the creation of the universe. With the unification of the "Two Lands" by the legendary, if not mythical, King Menes, the glorious Pharaonic Age began. Power was centralized in the hands of a god-king, and, thus, Egypt became the first organized society. The ancient Egyptians were people of many firsts.
B. Focus-Some elected officials can abuse this power In the George Orwell book Animal Farm, corruption of leadership is shown when the pig Napoleon turns his role as farm leader into dictator. C. A hunger for power and money leads to corruption and the abuse of power II. Body-Examples of power abuse within our society A. nonfiction-The Jonestown massacre 1. Corrupt leaders in society can “brainwash” their followers a) Mass suicide (1) The Jonestown massacre that took place in Guyana (2) it was evident that the people were "brainwashed" (3) The constant re-occurrence of elected officials 2. What causes us to pass off our responsibilities to others?
Ancient Egypt's religion was a major part of what made them such a unique civilization. Although they began like many other ancient civilizations, on a river side, they quickly became one of the longest lasting empires the world had ever seen. Their religion helped to create this by introducing an unchanging element into their culture. Religion was also a very strong part of their government. Both of these factors helped to add to their stability and adaptability which was one of the most impressive in both the ancient and the modern world.
Romans established their first civil code and the ... ... middle of paper ... ... and culture in the form of the arts and humanities. They also helped to improve their lives by giving them government assistance in the way of welfare; providing them with food, education and other necessities that could improve the quality of their lives. This empire was very intriguing, as it expanded and lasted for years, which is amazing. It also was the driving force for the tradition of the western culture. “ While Rome’s original contributions to language, law, and architecture remain imprinted on the humanistic tradition of the west” (Fiero, 65).