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Ancient Egyptian Afterlife Beliefs

The ancient Egyptians believed in the afterlife and they had some various complex rituals according to this matter. That afterlife took many forms according to the social status of the deceased. The most important figure that controlled the whole of that process was religion as there were a lot of different gods in the past […]

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Alexander The Great

Who Is Alexander The Great? ”Alexander III of Macedon” was born on July 356 B.C and died on June 323 B.C. He was the king of Macedon “the ancient Greek Kingdom”. Alexander the great was born on July 20, 356 B.C in Pella. He was able to unite Greece, conquered the Persian Empire and re-establish […]

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King Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV)

King Akhenaten overview He was the great Egyptian pharaoh for the 18th dynasty for 17 years and died in 1336 B.C. The previous name of Akhenaten was King Amenhotep IV before the fifth year of his reign and he was also known as Akhenaton. His main achievement was abandoning traditional Egyptian polytheism. He introduced worship centered […]

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King Khufu

History of King Khufu King Khufu (2589-2566 BC), whose name means Khunum protects me, was known as Cheops to the Greeks. He was an ancient Egyptian monarch, who ruled Egypt through the fourth dynasty during the 26th century B.C as a second king. He was the one who was responsible for building the great pyramid that […]

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Queen Cleopatra

Queen Cleopatra VII Philopator was the last ruler of Egypt from the Ptolemaic kingdom. She ruled with her two older brothers and then with her son for about three decades. She was a general under the orders of Alexander the Great during his conquest of Egypt in 332 B.C. She was clever, educated, and knew […]

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Queen Nefertari

Queen Nefertari was the first of the royal wives of King Ramses II. Her name means “The Beautiful Campaign”. She had also another name Nefertari Meritmut, which means “The Beloved of the Goddess of Mut”. Nefertari is considered a great Egyptian Queen just like Cleopatra, Nefertiti, and Hatshepsut as she had a great impact on […]

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Muhammed Ali Pasha

Muhammed Ali Pasha was born on 4 March 1769. He was an Ottoman commander in the Ottoman Army. He became a Wali and was declared a Khedive of Egypt and Sudan with the temporal approval of the Ottomans.  He is the founder of modern Egypt because of his dramatic reforms through the economic and military spheres he […]

King Ramses II

“Ramses II “Ozymandias” Ramses II the great ruler of Egypt from 1279 until 1213 B.C. He was called Ramses the great and he was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt. He is considered the greatest and most powerful pharaoh in the New Kingdom. He led a lot of successful expeditions over Canaan […]

King Menes “Narmer”

King Menes “Narmer” Facts King Narmer was a great ancient Egyptian king, who was the successor to the Protodynastic king Ka, or possibly Scorpion. He is considered the unifier of Egypt at the beginning of the First Dynastic Period (c. 3150 – 2613 BCE) and the founder of the first dynasty the capital of Memphis. He came into power […]

The Pharaohs’ Curse

Some believe that the pharaohs’ curse casts upon any person who disturbs the mummy of an ancient Egyptian person especially if he was a pharaoh that can cause bad luck, illness or death. The curse is mainly linked to Tutankhamun as after the discovery of the archeologist Howard Carter to the tomb of Tutankhamun on […]