By: Leslie Méndez, QYLE 110CULTUREECONOMYRELIGIONARCHITECTURESOCIAL As was his way of life and what were their legacies
CULTURELife in Egypt is mainlydetermined by theflooding of the NileRiver caused increasedits banks flooding innearby areas, thusenabling thedevelopment ofagriculture in society.This is why theEgyptians located mostof their cities near theNile, but also had inmind the danger offlooding, so thatsometimes they did onhigh ground.
ECONOMY Barter Some of the materials they were imported from foreign lands incense, silver and fine cedar wood. Much of the Egyptian trade goods carried in ships. Slavery The slaves had legal rights, could obtain wealth, and received a good deal, especially for domestic service. Should receive food and shelter as payment, but also a certain amount of fabrics, clothing and oil, and could buy land or be maintained by his master.AgricultureEgypts economy was based on agriculture. Lifedepended on crop lands flooded by the Nile.
RELIGION The history of Egypt is a religious version, polytheistic. (The Egyptian deified forces of nature, therefore all their gods together human and animal characteristics. The annual cycle of flooding and fertilization of the land that produces the Nile was a the religion central element in their beliefs.) The purpose of worship is to maintain and enhance the established order of the world. The cult practiced it a whole hierarchy of priests.The Egyptians had a technique ofembalming corpses, mummies andthe construction of large tombs sothey could continue living in theafterlife.
ARCHITECTURE The Egyptians built monumental temples dedicated to gods, excelling in them his great symbolic impact, size and great harmony and functionality of their spaces. The pyramids, mastaba and cenotaphs, whose greatness depended on the characters social class to bury. The tombs of several pharaohs pyramids were built, for his glory.The buildings of theEgyptians were mostlyof adobe, strawmaterial and mudcreated due to theabsence of stones andwood in the area. Onlythe great temples andfuneraryconstructions usingstone taken fromquarries.
There was the divorce to be one of the parties repudiated, what motivated theThe family in the Egyptian society abandonment of the home by one spouse,was based on the marriage. usually the woman. The husband shouldThe age for the marriage was 20 be maintained to the ex-wife.years for men and between 15 and The main objective of the marriage was18 for women. These links used to procreation in order to ensure the lineagebe concluded between the members and a decent burial to the parents. Duringof the family, and always within the the first three years of life of the child, itsame social class. would be breastfed by his mother. WhichThe prerequisite to a place a used to lead the educational process waswedding was the permission of the the father, showing the son the familyfather. Entered into the craft workshop or store.marriage, he came to the wording ofa contract which included thecontributions and rights of bothspouses, in terms of equality.Adultery could be punished withdeath, especially if the adulteresswas the woman.
It reproduces the cylinder-seal, theart of building brick, the techniqueof building ships and above all thewriting that emerges around 3000BCEgypt highlighted by his scientificachievements, especially inmathematics and medicine, for itscolossal buildings and Astronomy, established the notionmonuments, temples and pyramids of the zodiac, the sphere of theand being a true source of cultural universe, especially the sun and theinfluence. moon, the explanation of eclipses, the hypothesis of epicyclesOne of the most important to justify the rotation of the sun ...contributions to Greek culture was all taken by the Greeks.the geometry. Calculated the area ofthe rectangle and isoscelestriangles, and starting from As for medicine (have come down tothere, they managed to calculate us a lot of papyrus), knew thepolygonal and volume of a truncated suture, sterilization, toothpyramid with a rectangular base. replacement and other techniques.