Planted in this fertile soil, crops grew abundantly and allowed for the facilitation and development of surpluses. Beginning about 5000 B.C.E., farming had already been instituted along the banks of the Nile. But it wasn't until later (3200 B.C.E.) that real agricultural advances occurred. Encouraged by the stability of their farming, the Egyptians were able to develop surpluses in the area.
Being situated next to the River Ver was a major geographical advantage. It would be used for washing and drinking, we know hygiene and washing was a high priority for the Romans because they built bath -houses. The river would also be used for travel to another nearby town or village, which was on the banks of the River Ver. They would be able to sell and buy things in the neighbouring villages and make money. The land around the river would be very fertile and so would be used for farming.
The river valley of Ancient Egypt had abundant resources and an established river that delivered steady supply of fertile soil. The ancient Greek civilization had influence over the sea and land that led them to great prosperity. The Aksum empire was an economic center because of its strategic location and resources. These three societies may have been very different from one another but they all shared one thing in common, their utilization of the geographic resource provided which the used to each become great societies.These civilization were all great in their own ways and all had many achievements that made them remembered forever.
Agriculture and Food Production in the Old Kingdom Egypt Agriculture and food production are quite literally the skills that feed a civilization. Old Kingdom Egypt excelled in this area. Egypt’s high success in agriculture was due to many things, ranging from a near constant climate, to the Nile and its annual inundations causing the land to be inexhaustible, to Egypt’s vast amount of other natural resources. This paper will only give a general overview of the more popular resources yielded by agriculture and food production in Old Kingdom Egypt. The Nile is of particular importance, as it was the source of life in Egypt.
By placing their paradise on the banks of the Nile the Egyptians indicate how important the Nile was to them: they included it as a crucial component of a part of their life that they thought was almost more important than their existence on Earth. To conclude, because they depended on the Nile so much for survival, they had no choice but to include the Nile as a prominent part of their
The success of Egypt’s economy came from the abundance of agriculture, the strict rules on surplus and from the citizens all working together to create the surplus. How is Surplus Created and Sustained? The land the farmers used was by the river, so they were able to grow crops quickly
The digging of ditches and canal benefitted the economy by allowing the irrigation of massive crop fields which led to a surplus of resources. These waterworks project required a massive labor force which shows how cities unified and worked together to accomplish such tasks. In conclusion, the need to obtain a steady supply of water has affected the development of ancient civilizations in many aspects and it continues to influence our society today.
The Nile was a crucial element to the Egyptian way of life because it influenced settlement patterns, religion and economics in many different ways. This river, not only provided the Egyptians with security, but with ambition. The people of Ancient Egypt settled along the Nile in two major parts, Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt. Lower Egypt was the place where most settlements were found and we can infer that was because the ground was vastly fertilized. In Document A, we see the settlement patterns of the Ancient Egyptian people in relation to the Nile.
The Nile River gifted Egypt with an abundance of goods used for economic purposes. It also helped shape the Egyptians’ religious point of view on life and death. Social advancements also came with the provision of the Nile River. The Nile River was the key to social growth in Egypt. First of all, the Nile protected
All these actions that humans took to make their lives better had a great impact in the development and expansion of the United States. It brought numerous cultures and diversity that cannot be found anywhere else. The most imperative geographic factor that contributed to the development of Egypt was the Nile River. “The gift of the Nile”, Egypt, was secluded from the rest of the world. Surrounded by desert and sea, the only thing that kept their lands rich was the annual flood from the Nile River.