Ancient Egyptian Economy
Egypt is a land of shifting desert sands, a land of giant pyramids and a place of great rulers from the past. It is the land of the Nile. The Nile River was an isolated land, because of its location. To the north was the Mediterranean Sea, east was the Red Sea and west a vast desert. Many invaders tried to invade Egypt, but Egyptians built a line of fortresses along the western edge to protect their land. Egyptians had an advanced military, that it made it hard for an intruder to invade Egypt.
Due to the Nile River’s floods Egypt was able to have good agriculture and fertile soil. These floods made Egypt an agriculture nation and allow them to settle in one place. Because of the summer rain and melting snow from the Ethiopian Mountains, the Egyptians were able to have fruitful fertile soil, which later turned into rich living. The Nile River helped water crops which in turn helped survival, growth, and economic success. A simple form of geometry was used to design fields and canals, which allowed the Egyptians to raise animals such as sheep, goats, camels, cats, and oxen. It ’s greatest contributions are; Art, Medicine, mathematics, science literature, astronomy and agriculture. One of the leisures of the Egyptian people was their warm climate and their rich fertile soil. This gave them plenty of time to engage in philosophy, religion and developments in agriculture astronomy and math.
The Pharaoh was the chief ruler of Ancient Egypt, a position passed down from father to son, establishing a long lasting dynasty for generations to come. The Pharaoh owned all of Egypt and its people, animals, mines, and slaves. The Pharaoh was very wealthy and had many trusted people working for him and used them to be his eyes and ears. He created a government from higher power to middle class rulers. They consisted of armies, police force, a huge number of ministers and government officials. The Pharaohs right hand man whom...