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The Gift of the Nile

Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander (Classics and Contemporary Thought)

by Phiroze Vasunia

  • 244 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • To 332 B.C,
  • History - General History,
  • Greece,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • History and criticism,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Egypt,
  • Civilization,
  • Greek literature,
  • Historiography,
  • To 146 B.C

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711137M
    ISBN 100520228200
    ISBN 109780520228207

    The Nile River gave the ancient Egyptians rich soil to be used for farming, planting and feeding their animals. The Nile River was the only reason that civilization arose in ancient Egypt at all. In the fourth century B.C., the Greek historian Herodotus reported in his Histories that "Egypt is the gift of the Nile." He meant that Egypt received virtually no rain, and so all of its water — for drinking, washing, irrigation of crops and operation of water-wheels — came solely from this one river.

    The article Memoirs of Baron de Tott in The Monthly Review volume 73 says. Herodotus, in calling Egypt the Gift of the Nile * and gives the original Greek text in a footnote at the bottom of page There is a further explanation in Hecataeus and Herodotus on "A Gift of the River" Journal of Near Eastern Studies Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan., ), pp. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Get print book. No eBook available. Kendall Hunt; ; Ancient Egypt: Gift of the Nile: Author: Center for Gifted Education: Edition: revised: Publisher: Kendall Hunt, ISBN: , Length:

      The Hardcover of the Gift of the Nile: An Ancient Egyptian Legend by Jan M. Mike, Charles Reasoner | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elstner, René. Egypt; the gift of the Nile. Prague, Artia [©] (OCoLC)


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The Gift of the Nile by Phiroze Vasunia Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander (Classics and Contemporary Thought) Hardcover – September 1, byCited by: Title: Gift of the Nile Author: Jan M. Mike Genre: Non-Eurpeon Folk Tale Theme: Slavery, Friendship, Loyalty Opening Line/Sentence: In the time when Senefru was Pharaoh over all of Egypt, a young girl named Mutemwia came to live in the Royal Palace.

Summary: Long ago in Egypt a young slave becomes friends with a Pharoh.4/5. Overall, the Gift of the Nile: An Ancient Egyptian Legend reminds me very much of Muti's Necklace (with minor variations). While I enjoyed Muti's strong character, this version is, I think closer to the traditional version/5(4).

The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander (Classics and Contemporary Thought Book 8) Kindle Edition byAuthor: Phiroze Vasunia. Gift of the Nile book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A profile of ancient Egypt during the second millennium B.C.E.

explores t /5. The Egyptians mesmerized the ancient Greeks for scores of years. The Greek literature and art of the classical period are especially thick with representations of Egypt and Egyptians.

Yet despite numerous firsthand contacts with Egypt, Greek writers constructed their own Egypt, one that differed in significant ways from actual Egyptian history, society, and culture. Gifts of the Nile book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Created from common materials, but possessing the majesty of gold and se 4/5(1).

Egypt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Describes the land and people of Egypt, discussing both ancient and modern history, /5(2). The ancient Egyptians called this soil the "The Gift of the Nile".

The Nile provided other gifts to the ancient Egyptians. Papyrus, used for everything, grew wildly along its banks. Because of the Nile and the many gifts provided by the Nile, however, compared to other ancient civilizations, the ancient Egyptians enjoyed a high standard of living and a relatively peaceful life.

Gifts of the Nile included water, transportation, trade, papyrus, fish and other animals, and rich black soil. The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander. The Egyptians mesmerized the ancient Greeks for scores of years. The Greek literature and art of the classical period are especially thick with representations of Egypt and Egyptians.

Herodotus visited Egypt and devoted the Second Book of his Histories to its wonders. He called Egypt the "Gift of the Nile" and looked at varios theories about where its true source was, and why it flooded its banks every year.

The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander (Classics and Contemporary Thought) by Phiroze Vasunia | Sep 1, Hardcover. Chapter Ch 7 History Egypt the gift of the Nile 5th Grade A Beka Book 4 Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

What is the meaning of the gift of the Nile. The Greek historian Herodotus called Egypt the “gift of the Nile”, since the kingdom owed its survival to the annual flooding of the Nile and the resulting depositing of fertile : Arpita Kumari.

Ancient Egypt: The Gift of the Nile. Like a giant snake, the Nile River slithers through some of the driest desert land on earth to create a narrow green valley. The ancient Greeks called this land Egypt. For more than five thousand years, famous and often mysterious civilizations thrived along the banks of the Nile.

The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander (Classics and Contemporary Thought) Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). The Gift of the Nile: Part 1: Analyzing Documents and Primary Sources What role did Geography play in the everyday life of Ancient Egyptians.

Today in class, you will have the opportunity to look at different primary sources and documents on Ancient Egypt and analyze them.

By analyzing these sources, you will come up with questions that will File Size: KB. Published on Learn why a Greek historian named Herodotus called Egypt the "Gift of the Nile" Common Core Standards based lesson designed for students. Along the banks of the Nile, and especially in the swamps of the Delta, there grew in profusion the tall reed called papyrus which was used as an excellent type of paper.

Consequently Egypt was the gift of the Nile river. It provided agriculture, effected a more appropriate government, and determined the real estate values and the economy in Egypt.5/5(2).

All your online shopping needs are at with Free 30 Day Returns!Chapter Ch 7 History Egypt the gift of the Nile 5th Grade A Beka Book 4. Terms in this set (75) Called the "Gift of the Nile" ancient Egypt. The Nile River flows northward to the _____ Mediterranean Sea.

The Nile overflows _____ a year. Once. The Nile River begins in _____. Central Africa.The land of Egypt occupies the northeastern part of the African continent. It is roughly quadrangular, extending about km from north to south and about km from east to west. Thus, the total area of Egypt is a little more than one million square kilometres (1 km 2) occupying nearly 3% of the total area of Africa (Ball, Author: Mahmoud Abdel Zahran.