Essays Tagged: "Egypt"


EGYPTThe majority of people have various ways of viewing cultures. Becauseof close-mindedness and la ... ight lead to misjudgment. For example, I havepersonally experienced this type of stereotyping of my Egyptian culture.Although people view Egypt as a plain desert with camel riders, myexperience from l ... lthough people view Egypt as a plain desert with camel riders, myexperience from living there shows Egypt to be a developing civilized countrywith a great history .People think about Egypt in this man ...

(2 pages) 179 3 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


EGYPT : The peopleApproximately 32,500,000 people live in Egypt. Peasant farmers called fellahin mak ... asant farmers called fellahin make up over 60 percent of the population. But less than 4 percent of Egypt's land is suitable for farming. Before the leaders of the 1952 revolution introduced land refo ... 5 acres was considered well-off. Now no one is permitted to own more than 50 acres, and the average Egyptian farm is generally much smaller than that. An Egyptian farmer's main tools are the ho ...

(4 pages) 303 3 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Amazing Pyramids in Egypt

Eleven years ago my family and I went on vacation to Egypt. The Sphinx, the three Pyramids of Giza, and the Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Zoser towered more th ... of Giza, and the Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Zoser towered more than two hundred feet above the golden Egyptian sands like mountains. The sight took my breath away, and that of course was one of their pu ... e as big as the world. I nearly broke my neck when I tried to glance at the top. When the people of Egypt first looked upon these colossal monuments, they probably trembled just as I did. Now that I a ...

(5 pages) 205 1 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions


an a long time ago. Theylived there for a while, but famine and drought came so they had to move to Egypt. Theylived in Egypt in peace for a while but they were soon enslaved by the Egyptians. Theywer ... in peace for a while but they were soon enslaved by the Egyptians. Theywere forced to make many of Egypt's great monuments and pyramids. Moses led themout of Egypt back into Canaan where many of the ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Pharaoh Akhenaton (Amenhotep IV). Who was he? was he an eventful or event-making pharaoh? What did he do to Egypt during his rule? What resulted? Where did he focus mainly during his reign.

ah by the help of his mother. He moved the capital from Thebes and built a new one in the middle of Egypt at Tell-el-Amarna and also revolutionized art so it became more realistic. He believed in omni ... so it became more realistic. He believed in omni-present spirit. Akhenaton replaced the traditional Egyptian religion "Amarna" by monotheism and he was the only priest. Since he was too occupied with ...

(3 pages) 103 1 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Egypt and Kuwait: A Comparison of Two Arab Countries

Egypt and Kuwait: A Comparison of Two Arab CountriesEgypt and Kuwait are both Arab countries, and ye ... ountriesEgypt and Kuwait are both Arab countries, and yet they are very different from one another. Egypt has a culture that goes back centuries, predating Islam, and is considered part of the cradle ... d their foreign policies reflect their realities. I will compare the foreign policies of Kuwait and Egypt, and discuss any similarities and the definite differences between them.Kuwait is a small coun ...

(18 pages) 175 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Arab-Isralie conflict

ver land double its size. The first thing they did was shutting down the strait of Tiran. On June 5 Egypt was taken. The Egyptian airforce was destroyed in 3 hours. Then they marched through Egypt unt ... hoice of the United Nations. In 1948 Israel declared its statehood. This triggered an invasion from Egypt, Syria, Transjordan, Lebanon, and Iraq. By the end of this Israel controlled most of Palestine ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Comparison of Egyptian and Roman Empire As greatly noted Civilizations

gh there have been many greatly noted civilizations of the ancient world one might see those of the Egyptian and of the Roman Empire as two of the greatest. There were many contributing factors to the ... ontributing factors to the success of these two societies as well as there downfalls.One reason the Egyptians was a successful in the ancient world was due to their environment. The main reason for th ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

A biography of Democritus of Abdera from the Hellenistic Age. It has atomic theory in it and Democritus' reasoning and acomplishments and basically his life.

us was an ambitious man with goals. He traveled mostly in southernand eastern lands, He traveled to Egypt, and Persia too. The reason for traveling this much was to discover different things and to se ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Numerology in The Odyssey How numbers are used throughout The Odyssey by Homer and how they all symbolize different events or characters in the book

ve (Kelly 10). This metaphysical science has its roots in the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, and Egypt, and also has ties to the Hebrew Kabbalah; it has unlocked the mysteries of life for over 2,50 ...

(10 pages) 97 1 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ambition and Architecture Compares layout and motivations behind Egyptian and Roman architecture.

history of art. Examples include The Forum of Trajan in Rome and the Mortuary Precinct of Zoser in Egypt. Both are vast architectural complexes built by powerful rulers and, although they serve diffe ... a different approach towards this ultimate goal because the cultural differences between Romans and Egyptians made it necessary to use different techniques. Romans had pride in their community and civ ...

(8 pages) 124 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

In Shakeapear's play, Antont and Cleopatra, How does Enobarbus' description of Cleopatra in her barge re - inforce what we have already learned of Egypt and its queen?

ions of everything in the play, and of all the characters in the play. So far, we have learned that Egypt was regarded as a place plagued with pleasure - seekers and people who 'live for the moment'. ... ful place of sin, and those there values are much less respected than the Romans. The stereotypical Egyptian is a 'strumpet, or a 'gypsy' *Act 1 Scene 1), and this is basically a person without moral ...

(10 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Problems Brought by Retaining Territory Won in the Six-Day War?

might. The national aim: the eradication of Israel." (Katz, pp. 10-11). These words, spoken by the Egyptian president Abdel Nasser, sum up Arab goals in the Six-Day War. However, as great as the forc ... an president Abdel Nasser, sum up Arab goals in the Six-Day War. However, as great as the forces of Egypt, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon combined, Israel was still able to emerge from the 1967 War victor ...

(14 pages) 91 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biography of the greek mathematician Pythagoras

who was another philosopher was the main teacher of Pythagoras. Pythagoras went to study further in Egypt so Thales couldn't teach him anymore. In Pythagoras' teenage years, he began to become known f ...

(1 pages) 85 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Biography of the mathematician named Diophantus.

s's life. Some of the things I found though were that he studied at the University of Alexandria in Egypt. He is know as the "Father of Algebra". He did numerous things for the world of mathematics. O ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Formation of africa.

SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICAEgypt:For years, Egypt was ruled by a group called the ottomans. In 1811 Albanian Mohammed Ali took ... i took power and under his rule the economy and infrastructure expanded. Britain grew worried about Egypt's power, so in 1870 the French and British used the governments overspending as an excuse to t ... costal strip. The countries primal industry was slavery until it was outlawed in 1961.SOMALIA:When Egypt left their territory in Somalia in 1822, Great Britain quickly occupied it. The British were m ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The reforms Lycurgus' institute at Sparta.

y people on his journeys and learned of many things. He carefully studied the governments of Crete, Egypt and Ionia. He also took in the epics of Homer. As he traveled and studies he picked and chose ...

(10 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Robespierre describing his friend's life in Egypt and France.

y say.I remember I used to have a friend, whose grandfather was African. He worked as a slave up in Egypt ( with no labor pay ), who helped with the building of the pyramids. In my opinion, there shou ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Not all Abolitionists of 19th century America were alike.

hat none like us ever may live again until time shall be no more. They tell us of the Israelites in Egypt, the Helots in Sparta, and of the Roman Slaves, which last were made up from almost every nati ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Explain the reasoning behind the references to Amenhotep III reign as being the "Golden Age" of the Egyptian Empire.

It is believed that Amenhotep III ruled for almost 40 years during the 18th Dynasty of Egypt's history that represented one of its most prosperous and stable periods. Modern historians la ... od of history the "Golden Age". However, many argue that Amenhotep III came to power at a time when Egypt was at its highest point, that the pharaohs before him were responsible for its prosperity, an ... nstigator behind the motives of Akhenaten, his son, who would later become responsible for throwing Egypt into chaos.When Amenhotep III inherited the empire at the age of twelve, Egypt was in no great ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt