Western Civilization 101 David Clayton, Instructor Lesson 02:  Ancient Egypt
Fertile Crescent
Tigris, Euphrates, Nile Rivers
Fertile Crescent Government
Nile Valley Advantages
Egyptian Desert: Protection
Egyptian Life
Astronomical Charts
Hieroglyphics
Ra: Sun God: Life and Order
Osiris: Earth, death, resurrection, fertilizing water and vegetation
Set: arid, wicked things: desert, night, warfare, foreigners
Warrior Pharaohs
Pharaoh and the State
Ma’at: truth and justice
Pharaoh and the afterlife
Sakkara pyramid
Cheops Great Pyramid
Obelisks
5 th  and 6 th  Smaller pyramids
Egyptian Priest caste
6 th  Dynasty
Hyksos first foreign conquerors of Egypt
New Kingdom: strength, prosperity
Egyptian Soldiers
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Lesson two egypt

  1. 1. Western Civilization 101 David Clayton, Instructor Lesson 02: Ancient Egypt
  2. 2. Fertile Crescent
  3. 3. Tigris, Euphrates, Nile Rivers
  4. 4. Fertile Crescent Government
  5. 5. Nile Valley Advantages
  6. 6. Egyptian Desert: Protection
  7. 7. Egyptian Life
  8. 8. Astronomical Charts
  9. 9. Hieroglyphics
  10. 10. Ra: Sun God: Life and Order
  11. 11. Osiris: Earth, death, resurrection, fertilizing water and vegetation
  12. 12. Set: arid, wicked things: desert, night, warfare, foreigners
  13. 13. Warrior Pharaohs
  14. 14. Pharaoh and the State
  15. 15. Ma’at: truth and justice
  16. 16. Pharaoh and the afterlife
  17. 17. Sakkara pyramid
  18. 18. Cheops Great Pyramid
  19. 19. Obelisks
  20. 20. 5 th and 6 th Smaller pyramids
  21. 21. Egyptian Priest caste
  22. 22. 6 th Dynasty
  23. 23. Hyksos first foreign conquerors of Egypt
  24. 24. New Kingdom: strength, prosperity
  25. 25. Egyptian Soldiers
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