Explains the reasons why the author would most prefer to have lived in early Egypt as compared to the Mesopotamian, Hebrew or Greek ancient cultures.
# 115863 | 935 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2009 |
Published on Aug 14, 2009 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Anthropology (Middle Eastern) , History (Middle Eastern)
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This paper relates that the author would have liked to live in the ancient Egyptian society because its people were dedicated to farming, architecture and culture, which made this area one of the most fascinating places on Earth. Life in ancient Egypt revolved around the beautiful Nile River and the fertile land around its banks, the author points out. The paper describes the people of ancient Egypt as very family oriented, diverse culturally and highly respectful of women and children.
From the Paper:"The architecture of ancient Egypt was beautiful. There were many pyramids and other architectural structures that made ancient Egypt very unique from other communities. Some of the structures that could be seen during the ancient Egyptian era include the Sphinx, the pyramids of Giza, and the fortresses. These were all beautiful structures that made ancient Egypt a beautiful place to raise a family. The Egyptian people generally used mud, brick and stone to construct their buildings and it was through the use of these materials that many of the structures from ancient Egypt still remain today."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Ancient Egypt. Retreived June 20, 2006 from: http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/
- Downs, Linda and Brenner, Carla. Views of Ancient Egypt. School Arts, volume 98. October 1998.
- Erman, Adolf. Life in Ancient Egypt Vol. 2. Macmillian, London, 1894
- Ancient Egypt. Retrieved June 20, 2006 from: http://pages.tca.net/steveb/egypt.html
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