Flooding In Ancient Egypt

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Flooding is a natural things that’ll never stop occurring and there’s nothing we can actually do to prevent flooding 100%. When people hear the word flooding mentioned, it invokes a negative connotation but flooding is not all that bad. For instance in Ancient Egypt the annual flooding of the Nile was seen as the coming of the gods to bring fertility to the land. It wasn’t seen as a problem because this flooding was essential to the survival of their people and without it the lands would incapable of growing crops. Since the Egyptians had relied so heavily on the Nile’s flooding, if a drought were to take place it would lead to famine and extreme hardships (Sanders, 2001). The Egyptians were just an example of the positive effects of flooding,
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