Egypt vs. Sumer Egypt and Sumer were very different places, but they were also similar in some ways. One way that they were different is that they were very diverse in Science/technology. They also practiced very different religions. One way that they were similar is that they were both created by rivers. Ancient Egypt and Sumer were different in Science/Technology and the religion they practiced, but they were similar in Geographic ways. One of the main ways that they were different is that they were extremely diverse with Science/Technology. While Sumer invented the wheel, sail, and plow, Egypt created ginormous pyramids with Limestone. Sumer was the first to use the number system base 60, and they also were the creators of Geometry. Egypt was the first to use written numbers, and invented medicine and surgery. Most of these are still used in modern day life! Another way that they were different is that they practiced different religions. Sumer was polytheistic, which means they believed in many gods, about 3,000. In Egypt, all kings were seen as gods. Gods were all powerful and immortal, and the humans were servants in Sumer. While in Egypt pharaohs were referred to as “God-Kings.” In Sumer they believed that when someone passed away their souls went to a “land of no return.” Right around the corner in Egypt, they believed in Orisis, which meant that you could choose your afterlife when you died. The main way that these two places were similar is that they were both…
They use to think of themselves as being blessed by the Gods. On the other hand, Mesopotamia had a rough time dealing with intruders. They also suffered from great floods where a lot of crops were damaged, reducing the farming count for that year. Egypt also had problems with floods, but unlike Mesopotamia’s, the Egyptians floods generated fertile soil that doubled the amount of crops.
Despite being the only two civilizations that had a form of government and literary system, Egyptian culture separated…
Civilization along the Nile: Egypt
- Egypt= " the gift of the Nile "
- major crop= cotton
- Nile flows South to North and empties into the Mediterranean Sea
- 150 years ago= John Spekes found the source of the Nile which is Lake Victoria in Uganda (lake was named after Queen Victoria)
- Reasons Why it was Difficult to Invade Egypt
1. to the east and west= Sahara Desert
2. the Nile River had six huge waterfalls that would be tough to get through
- Ancient Egypt= "Kemet" which means the land…
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Vs.13 And Moses said unto the people, fear not stand still and see the salvation of the Lord which he will show to you today. For the Egyptians whom ye have seen today, ye shall see them again no more forever.
I came to this house today to prophesy, and I came to tell you that today is your day.
God said to tell you that today is a day of victory, today God is going to deal the death blow to an enemy that has been plaguing…
name Arab Republic of Egypt
Independence 28 February 1922 (from UK)
National holiday: Revolution Day, 23 July (1952)
Geography: Climate: hot and dry most of the year.
Area 997,739 sq km - 385,229 sq mi (3% arable, 97% desert)
The Nile River: The longest river in the world - 6695 Km (4,187 miles)
It gets its name from the Greek word “Nelios” meaning River Valley. It flows through nine countries: the White Nile flows Uganda, Sudan and Egypt. The Blue Nile starts in…
Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia are two very important cultures that shaped how we view life and what we do today. Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia have many similarities like their social class, they both had their own form of writing, and they both had very complex religions. Their social classes consisted of about 4 different types of people. Their writing was either Cuneiform or Hieroglyphics. They both had gods that they worshiped or hated. Both Egypt and Mesopotamia had differences but they are…
important impact in the world. One of them is Turkey, and the other one is Egypt. When you compare them, they seem like different countries but they have some things in common. So this essay will compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Turkey and Egypt in term of their geography, tourism, culture and entertainment.
First of all, there are some similarities and differences between Turkey and Egypt in their geographies. Both have the same time zone. In addition, these two…
The beginning of civilization itself was the most amazing event in earth’s history. It was a time where something that kind of looked like an ape started to think, more than any other creature up to that point, and until today. Its pretty incredible to think that these creatures banned together and started to create a unity that differs greatly than those that hunt in packs or sleep together. This was a unity that would grow to become known as civilization. What…
Battle for World Domination: Zeus vs. Osiris
The Ancient Egyptians and the Ancient Greeks both lived near the majestic island of Crete. The ancient Greeks lived to the north of the island in Europe, and the Egyptians lived to the south in Africa. Other than location, these ancient powers had other similarities and differences. Some of the similarities and differences can be categorized in 5 categories: food, shelter, religion, government and weapons. While only about 1000 miles apart, these highly…
Below them we have the peasants and servants. These are apart of tiers
seven and eight and are the lower class. They serve to everyone else and did not get to enjoy any
luxuries. Work was tough and life was not enjoyable. Now egypt is mainly broken into two
classes. You are either rich or you are poor.
In ancient Egypt, daily life revolved around the Nile river. The Nile had a yearly flooding
that lead to rich fertile land along it’s banks. This brought good harvest and wealth to the land.
Ancient Egyptians bui…
Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia
Egypt and Mesopotamia, although similar, are different as a result of one major natural resource: a river. Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia were an agricultural based society that believed in the existence of many deities; however, they differed in the aspect of how they evolved as an agricultural society and whether they feared or praised their gods.
Mesopotamia, also known as the Fertile Crescent, was located inside the Euphrates and Tigris River. The fertile land…