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Ancient Egypt

Egypt was a civilization ruled by the pharaohs. The Egyptians build the Pyramids of Giza, temples of great size and an advanced sytem of Mathematics. Located in North Africa, part of the civilization's success is the effective use of the River Nile. Their religion included many Gods and mysterious beliefs. Some belief they considered their Pharaoh a God.

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Examines how stereographs were used as a means of virtual travel. Focuses on James Henry Breasted's "Egypt through the Stereoscope" (1905, 1908). Provides context for resources in the Travelers in the Middle East Archive...
by James Henry Breasted
103,705 words read
A brief review of old Egyptian Literature, covering love-songs, folk-songs and other Mythological or Philosophical literature.
by Alfred Wiedemann; translated by J. Hutchinson
12,590 words read
Volume 1-16 chapters including The Gods of Egypt, Primitive Gods and Nome-Gods, Hell and the Damned, Ra the Sun-God and His Forms, Hathor and the Hathor-Goddesses, The Horus Gods, and more. Includes 49 plates, 38 illustrations.
by E. A. Wallis Budge
170,388 words read
This book is intended as an introduction to Ancient Egyptian Literature. It contains compilations of all the great periods of literary activity in Egypt under the Pharaohs. [Index coming soon !]
by E.A. Wallis Budge
97,359 words read