Essays Tagged: "Hatshepsut"

The first female pharoh Hatshepsut.

HatshepsutKa-maat-Ra` Hatshepsut was the only child of Queen Aahmose and the pharaoh of the time, Tu ... nd an inferior wife. Tuthmosis II was a frail man and did not rule for very lengthy period of time. Hatshepsut bore him two daughters but no sons. Hatshepsut was and ambitious woman and when her husba ... nd when her husband died was faced with the same problem of succession her father had. In order for Hatshepsut to fully accomplish her wish to become a pharaoh she had to overcome a great number obsta ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jun/2003

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

Which Egyptian Queen made the greatest contribution to her country Hatshepsut or Cleopatra?

Which Egyptian Queen made the greatest contribution to her country?Hatshepsut or Cleopatra?Pharaonic and Ptolemaic Egypt were ruled by a "king," and the Egyptian ideal ... ously as king were unusual in Dynastic Egypt, but it did occur; the best-known examples of this are Hatshepsut (from the 18th Dynasty) and Cleopatra VII (from the Ptolemaic period) (Tyldesley, 1995).H ... tmose II died in 1479 B.C. his son, Thutmose III, underwent coronation. Due to the boy's young age, Hatshepsut took the position of regent (Tyldesley, 1995). Hatshepsut did not wait for her nephew to ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.5 Jan/2004

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

Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt

Queen Hatshepsut of the eighteenth dynasty was the most extraordinary female to hold the title of Pharaoh ... enth dynasty was the most extraordinary female to hold the title of Pharaoh in ancient Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut has many different titles. She received the prestigious title of god's wife of Amun befor ... e title Maatkare, the throne title. Her rise to power went against all the conventions of her time (Hatshepsut). There were female pharaohs prior to her, as well as female pharaohs after her. However, ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Explain Hatshepsut's relations with Egyptian nobles and officials

Explain Hatshepsut's relations with Egyptian nobles and officialsTo achieve the level of success and prestig ... Senenmut. It is not known how he rose to prominence at court and how he won the trust and favour of Hatshepsut but he appears among her officials before the death of Thutmose 11. Senenmut may have sta ... eward and tutor or great nurse to her daughter, Neferure. One surviving statute shows him "nursing" Hatshepsut's small daughter.Some historians have suggested that Senenmut may have been more than a c ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2004

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


Queen Hatshepsut was the fifth ruler of the 18th dynasty and was able to rise from princess to queen to ph ... royal blood. Marriages between close relatives were usually within ancient Egypt's royal family, so Hatshepsut was destined to become her half brother's wife, who had a son, Tuthmosis III, by a minor ... sis III would become pharaoh. However Tuthmosis was too young to marry or rule, so for a short time Hatshepsut ruled with her nephew as a regent. At first, Hatshepsut stayed in the background so that ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Queen Hatshepsut, the fifth Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt which was one of the few female pharaohs of Egypt.

Hatshepsut was the eldest daughter of the pharaoh, Thutmose I and Queen Aahmes, the Royal Wife. Thut ... I. Thutmose I was a successful general in the army and married the previous pharaoh's sister Aahmes.Hatshepsut was born around 1502 BC. Her two eldest brothers died in accidents before their father's ... r sister marriages and even father daughter marriages were accepted in ancient Egypt. It is thought Hatshepsut was about fifteen years old when her father died. Thutmose II ruled about three years bef ...

(9 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Question: Justify Hatshepsut's claim to the throne, with references to political, religious and social forces.

Queen Hatshepsut was an astonishing king. She was the first female ever to claim the Egyptian throne and a ... religious reasons to claim the throne and used these along with half-truths to legitimise her rule.Hatshepsut believed that she should have been king when her father died and there for believed that ... igion as propaganda in legitimising her role. This was in particular with her relationship to Amun. Hatshepsut claimed that she was the divine conception of Amun. She claimed that Amun had visited her ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Finessing the Pharaohs: A contrast and comparison between two leaders, Queen Hatshepsut and Golda Meir.

Hatshepsut was the first female ruler of Egypt. During her reign, the Egyptians believed that as a f ... male leaders helped their countries succeed, and were successful in maintaining and conceiving maat.Hatshepsut and Golda Meir have many traits in common. The first similarity between the two leaders i ... is that they were both the first females to have such an important and high job in their countries. Hatshepsut as the first female Pharaoh of Egypt, and Golda Meir as the first female Israeli Prime Mi ...

(3 pages) 106 2 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Assess the importance of the Punt expedition to the reign to Hatshepsut.

Along with her development of Egypt, Hatshepsut's expedition to Punt was one that she took great pride in, enough for it to be recorded i ... of her reign'.One main feature of importance of the expedition was the economic impact that it had. Hatshepsut benefited greatly from the expedition, with many resources obtained. Redford states 'Hats ... os temple, middle Egypt quotes 'and Punt overflows me on the fields'. This temple shows the view of Hatshepsut in promotion of her expedition, thus it may have bias from her view. Hatshepsut used the ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2007

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

Ancient History Assessment Task: The Reign of King Thutmose III

mose , speaks of Thutmose being denied his blood right to the royal throne by his stepmother, Queen Hatshepsut. In ancient Egyptian law, the wife of the Pharaoh may rule as Pharaoh until a legitimate ... e heir has achieved adulthood, upon which the title of Pharaoh must be passed on to the heir. Queen Hatshepsut, however, continued ruling well passed her "expiry date", for a total of 35 years . This ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2007

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

18th Dynasty Egypt

asty of Egypt seemed to represent Egypt at its greatest. The different pharaohs included Akhenaten, Hatshepsut, Tutankhamen, and others. Of these Hatshepsut stands out because she was a female pharaoh ... also Africa as a whole. Pharaohs and Queens that made big impressions include Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Hatshepsut, and Tutankhamen. Tutankhamen was a significant pharaoh in that he was the youngest phar ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.9 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Ancient Egypt’s Government         In the beginning Egypt had a monarchy

arlett Harris, a student at Winship School, says that the first woman to become a pharaoh was Queen Hatshepsut, who was one of the only three women to become a pharaoh. There were many men such as Ram ...

(3 pages) 3503 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


In what ways did Hatshepsut portray herself as a male pharaoh?While the concept of a female ruler as a Queen Regent o ... foreign to New Kingdom practices there was no provision for a female pharaoh in Egyptian tradition. Hatshepsut's portrayal as male was unprecedented. 'After Hatshepsut regency for about seven years th ... or about seven years the political situation apparently changed and a bomb shell exploded'�. Hatshepsut dressed herself in the clothes of a man, put on the false beard that pharaohs traditional ...

(17 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Queen Hatshepsut: An Untraditional Pharaoh and Her Rise to Power

Hatshepsut accomplished what no other woman had ever done before her. Hatshepsut was the first femal ... ars. She was the fifth pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty and ruled from 1479 BC to1458 BC. Her name Hatshepsut means 'Foremost of Noble Ladies' because she reigned longer than any other female ruler o ... female ruler of the Egyptian dynasty. Even though she was one of the most successful pharaohs ever, Hatshepsut is not really remembered for her achievements, but more for the fact that she did not fol ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2008

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