Egyptian Civilization And The Egyptian Empire

1614 Words Jan 12th, 2016 7 Pages
Empire is an extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress. Throughout time, different empires and civilizations arose and fell. Some of them started small and then grew bigger, others arose after a long fall, but all had the dream of gaining more power by expansion and leaving a legacy behind. One of the greatest civilization that arose in the history of the world is the Egyptian empire. Egyptian Civilization has contributed plenty to the world civilization and use most of its contributions today. Egyptian Empire started with the reign of Egypt’s first king, Narmer, in approximately 3100 BCE, and ended with the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BCE. The history of ancient Egypt occurred in a three series of stable Kingdoms which are: the Old Kingdom of the Early Bronze Age, the Middle Kingdom of the Middle Bronze Age and the New Kingdom of the Late Bronze Age. In addition, Egypt 's army was not equipped with bronze weapons, relying instead on copper weapons. Egyptian soldiers wore no armor. The idea behind the Egyptian empire was to create a buffer zone of people who had to pay tribute to the pharaoh. On the other side, over the time, the Egyptian empire fall down by the Persian Empire which ended the dream of the Egyptian pharaoh to be one of the biggest empire in the world. For these reasons, I can say that the Egyptian Empire was supposed to be one of the greatest Empire all over the world through different…
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