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Articles about pharaoh

Lifestyle
by dpeach
8 years ago
Ten Plagues in Egypt: What Happened in Each of the 10 Plagues

The ten plagues in Egypt are explained in Exodus chapters 7 through 12. These plagues are punishments towards Pharaoh and Egypt for not allowing God's people, Israel, go free from their slavery. Pharaoh was demonstrating his power over the Israelites and questioning, "Who is the LORD, that I should...

Home & Garden
by ALQUDSEYES
8 years ago
Wonders of the World - Pyramids of Egypt

During the first years of Egyptian history, the bodies of the pharaohs were put into "pyramids, " massive stone structures built about the edge of the desert, near the high flood degree of the Nile. The pyramids had been both royal tombs as well as religious temples, where the spirit -- or "ka" -- from the dead pharaoh could end up being worshipped.

History
by Sofiyah Sa'ad
6 years ago
Hatshepsut: King of Pharaohs, Part 2

The world of Egyptian royalty that Hatshepsut was born into was one of the elite and privileged man has ever known. Never before and rarely since has any group of people wielded such all-encompassing power. The lifestyle they created for themselves was one of spectacular grandeur.

History
by Sofiyah Sa'ad
6 years ago
Hatshepsut: King of Pharaohs, Part 1

Her name was Hatshepsut. Over 3,000 years ago she did the unthinkable when she defied convention and had herself crowned a Pharaoh of male-dominated Egypt. This daring power play brought her control of the richest and most powerful country on earth.

History
by radhikasree
8 years ago
The Legend Behind Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt

Abu Simbel temple was constructed by King Ramssese II of Egypt, in the fond memory of his wife, Neferteri. This article discusses the various carvings in this temple that depict the significant events happened in their life. Some pictures on the walls of Neferteri's tomb are also discussed in brief.

History
by Sofiyah Sa'ad
6 years ago
Hatshepsut: King of Pharaohs, Part 5

One curious thing about Hatshepsut's reign, is how she presented herself to the public in statues. Only the smallest fraction of the Egyptian citizenry would ever had seen Hatshepsut in person. For most of them, the only real glimpse of what she looked like would come from statues of her. Curiously, she often chose to present herself in a masculine way.

Lifestyle
by mommymommymommy
9 years ago
How to Make Passover Plague Bags

Make you own Passover plague bags for your family seder!

Travel & Places
by original
8 years ago
Ancient Egypt Gods: ISIS and OSIRIS

The ancient Egyptian believed in different gods, even when one of their Pharaohs (Akhenaton) called for the worship of only one god (Aton), they followed his religion but kept their respect for other gods as well. Two of the most famous Egyptian Gods are Isis and Osiris, whose name...

History
by Sofiyah Sa'ad
6 years ago
Hatshepsut: King of Pharaohs, Part 4

Pharaoh's word was law. The idea of democracy or group rule would have seemed absurd to the ancient Egyptians. As part God ruling on this earth, the Pharaoh could dream and be quite sure that those dreams would come true. Hatshepsut's dreams involved growth; she was a builder. 3,000 years after her reign, structures she constructed still stand and still impress.

History
by HLesley
1 year ago
The Short Tragic Life of Boy Pharoah King Tut

Archaeology has been a key to unlocking many of the the secrets of Ancient Egypt. One of the best known Egyptian archeological discoveries, the tomb of the boy Pharaoh Tutanhamun, holds many secrets.

Entertainment
by Educated_Caveman
9 years ago
The future of Will Smith movies in Hollywood



Last year was a mighty busy one for the Hollywood superstar Will Smith, with him starring in two feature films (Hancock, and Seven Pounds)and his production company being involved in the production of several others. At the time of the release of his last film, Seven Pounds, last Christmas,...

Lifestyle
by allpurposeguru
8 years ago
Victory by a roundabout path: the Hebrews and the Red Sea

Most people would prefer to reach their goals by the most direct route. God led his people out of Egypt by a roundabout path that no one could figure out. That may be one reason why his plans come out better than ours.

History
by PS
5 years ago
Ancient Egypt And The Birth Of Modern Archaeology

In 1850, a modest employee at the Louvre gallery in Paris, arrived in Egypt charged with the acquisition of Coptic manuscripts. This was Auguste Mariette. An acute observer and an expert on ancient texts, on his own initiative he organised digs at Memphis, between Saqqara and Abusir,...

History
by Dreamfreely
5 years ago
Pyramids: Not By Slaves But By Paid Workers

Did you know that pyramids were actually build by paid workers and not slaves?

History
by Janet
7 years ago
Egyptian Hieroglyphs

How did the Ancient Egyptians develop their language? What is the Rosetta Stone? And who was the first person to understand and translate the language. Take a look into the past of Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

History
by Sofiyah Sa'ad
6 years ago
Hatshepsut: King of Pharaohs, Part 3

Many accounts say Hatshepsut was brilliant in her role as Regent of Egypt. Fate and heredity may have brought her the job, but it was natural talent that brought her success. There's much debate, though, as to whether her woman's touch changed the way Egypt was ruled.

Travel & Places
by original
8 years ago
Women in Ancient Egypt

Ever wondered what was life like on our planet thousands of years ago? I think many people do sometimes. And Egyptian civilization is known to be one of the oldest. Here, I'm writing about an important side of it, which is women's life and status at those times.

Long time...

Lifestyle
by Dr_E
9 years ago
History behind Mothers day celebrations and Gifts Ideas

We have grown up with celebrating Mother's Day on the second Sunday in May every year (in Australia) and most of us just accept that as we do Father's day. I started to wonder how it started and decided to do some research on the subject....

History
by Aleo
8 years ago
This Day in History: 'Wonderful Things': Entering Tutankhamun's Tomb:

Late in the afternoon of 26 November 1922, an English archaeologist named Howard Carter broke through the second of two ancient doors he had discovered at the foot of a staircase leading deep beneath the surface of the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the ancient...

Lifestyle
by DesperateJournalism
8 years ago
Choosing and Buying Cleopatra Costumes

Choosing and Buying Cleopatra Costume If you are a fan of Michael Jackson you will remember the video to the song "Remember the Time" The dancers and actors all wore Egyptian Costumes. The costumes were based on drawings and artifacts of the Egyptian empire. Today, people...

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