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Ancient Egyptian politics

  Type of Government in Ancient Egypt

 
Modern scholars divide Egyptian history into thirty dynasties, in accordance with the practice of the third century BC historian named Manetho. He was an Egyptian who wrote in Greek Ptolemaic kings for. Ancient Egypt was also a theocracy, controlled by the clergy. Pharaoh's advisers and ministers were almost always priests, who were considered the only worthy and capable of carrying out the god-king ¹ s orders. 
 
 

Ancient Egypt Political System

 
 As in most ancient societies nuns, priests had a special status above the rest of the population, forming a kind of nobility. Ancient Egyptian art was a direct reflection of the political status of different kingdoms. In the Old Kingdom Pharaoh's position was absolutely divine in nature. He was a leader and a supreme god. The domination of Pharaoh was illustrated in tomb paintings of its placement on the picture plane and its large size compared to other figures.  
 
 

 
Akhenaten ("He who serves Aton" or "effective Spirit of Aten") is one of the most famous pharaohs of ancient Egypt, despite the attempts of leaders later he omit lists kings. Akhenaten built several structures at Karnak during the first part of his reign. Even in the New Kingdom, when Akhenaton forced people to put aside the "old gods" in favor of a single god, religion and government were closely linked.

When Pharaoh was lower, especially in the first and second interim periods, sometimes he (or she) could not make people rich doing what he (or she) wanted. Unlike Mesopotamia and the Middle East, where an original river valley civilization base eventually gave way to the spread of civilization throughout the region, the Egyptian civilization from its origins to its decline has been focused on the Nile and the desert around it. 
 
 Old (Baladi) The Egyptians, married couples live with the family of the bride. Live with the parents of the bride is the rule preferred. In addition, children in the family are high close to their maternal uncles. Matrilocal community usually consists of a number of matrilineal extended families who share the same female line, living in compounds grouped in a narrow area, or dispersed in groups.  
 
Some researchers have seen even greater links between Egypt stable, centralized political and fascination for the death of an order, including the massive monuments and preservation by mummification. Funeral rituals suggested concern the extension of the above organization, based on the belief that through politics, death as well as life could be carefully controlled.


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