• August 3, 2020

What are the famous events in ancient Egypt?

 

We see the famous events in ancient Egypt increasing more than any other country
Also the history is divided to different period
Such as old kingdom, first intermediate and middle kingdom and others

Famous events in ancient Egypt

1- King Djoser at Saqqara

It is the first pyramids in ancient Egypt
Also it was built for pharaoh djoser
It considers one of the pharaohs of 3rd dynasty
Djoser’s pyramids was unique and different from preceding architecture
Also it is the first structure made of stone
This pyramid is a step for the other pyramids in the 4th, 5th and 6th dynasties

2-The pyramids of Giza

The height of pyramids is 455 feet
Also it is the tallest structure in the world for over 3800 years
The great pyramid is known as the pyramids of khufu
It is also one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
Also the only one remain with good case in different future eras
And people said that great pyramid took 20 years
Even nowadays the archaeologists still discuss the unique technology that used the ancient Egyptians

3-Collapse of the old kingdom

It has taken from the 3rd to the 6th dynasty
this capital was Memphis in this era
also in this period the decline of the old kingdom began and then erupted a civil war in Egypt]
also happened famine and drought and strife so the old kingdom damaged

4-The new kingdom

The beginning of the 18th dynasty and the new kingdom started with the pharaoh ahmose
It is famous in expansion of territory and rich architecture

5-Ramesses ll

Firstly Ramses the great of the 19th dynasty reigned for 67 years
Also built many great temples
Such as abu simbel that performs to recover territories
Also he led the armies to the battle of kadesh
Ramses ll was known for collecting more than 100 children by his wives

6-Alexander the great

The Nubians then Persians is conquered , finally Egypt in 332 BC
Alexander 111 of Macedon conquered Egypt with resistance from the Persians
Also alexander got the favor the Egyptians by the respects that he showed to their religion
And made the new capital for new greek city was called Alexandria
Also he tries to harness Egypt for his conquests

7-the Ptolemaic dynasty

After the death of alexander became ptolemy l his successor
Also the last member of the Ptolemaic dynasty was queen Cleopatra
Then Egypt fell for the rule of Rome

 

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