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The Nile Ppt

  1. 1. The Nile<br />Cristina de Cabanyes<br />Maria Arimany<br />
  2. 2. Features of<br /> The Nile<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>The longest river in the world  6.670km
  4. 4. About 105 million people live along its river banks
  5. 5. It runs through Egypt, Sudan, Tanzania, Ethiopia, </li></ul>Uganda and Burundi<br /><ul><li> Two principal sources: the White Nile and </li></ul>the Blue Nile<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Concentrateswildlife
  7. 7. Nilecrocodilesstillsurvive and fish</li></ul>areplentiful<br /><ul><li>Pollutionbecamea problemafter 1970 </li></ul>and thecompletion of theAswanHighDam<br /><ul><li>Beforewaswashedawaywiththe</li></ul>annualflood<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Annualfloods
  9. 9. They usedanobjectcalled a nilometer
  10. 10. In May theRiver is as low
  11. 11. FromJune to August theriverrisesrapidly
  12. 12. In themiddle of Septembertheriver is at itshighest
  13. 13. Bythe time OctobertheNile’swaterlevelbegins to decrease.</li></li></ul><li>Soul of <br />The Nile<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Creates a fertile valley across the desert
  15. 15. Hapiwas the Nile god
  16. 16. Floods bring fertility to their land
  17. 17. No temples wereactuallydedicated to Hapi</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Cultsweretheofficialstructureof theEgyptianGods
  18. 18. The center of theEgyptiancultwasthetemple
  19. 19. Cultrituals were a dialoguebetween gods and thekings
  20. 20. Rituals includeddailyfunctions</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Egypt was inundated because of the Nile between June and September of long time ago
  21. 21. The ancient Egyptians thought that God Hapi was bringing fertility to their lands. </li>

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