Egyptian History

The History of Egypt for Kids - Egyptian History and Civilization

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Ancient Egyptians - Egyptian History and Civilization
A comprehensive illustrated guide to Egyptian History. Discover fascinating facts and information about Egyptian History form the Predynastic era which began 5000 years ago and the civilization and Egyptian history of the golden years of the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom. History timelines of Egyptian history and the great dynasties of Egypt led by Pharaohs such as Ramses, Tutankhamun, Queen Hatshepsut, Seti I and the legendary Cleopatra all of whom played major roles in ancient Egyptian history and its civilization.

The Book of the Dead

All about Ancient Egyptians

Egyptian Gods and Deities

Egyptian Religion, Culture & Magic

Egyptian Art & Architecture

Geography & Cities of Ancient Egypt

Egyptian Pyramids and Tombs

Egyptian Mummies & Death

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Egyptian Pharaohs & Kings

Egyptian Names & Dictionary

Ancient Egyptian Daily Life

King Tutankhamun

Egyptian Dress, Clothing & Jewelry

Egypt Sites Travel and Tours

Ancient Egyptian Queens

Ancient Egyptian History and Civilization
Discover the history, culture and civilization of ancient Egypt and Egyptian History. The civilization and history of Egypt and the ancient Egyptians was one of the earliest in the history of the world. The civilization and history of ancient Egypt was marked by their society that reached an advanced stage of social and technological development and organization. 

Egyptian History and Civilization
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Ancient Egyptian History and Civilization

Early Dynastic Period

The Old Kingdom

Ancient Egyptian History

Egyptian Late Period

The Middle Kingdom

The New Kingdom

Intermediate Periods

Ancient Egyptian Empire

Kings of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Timeline

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

The Queens of Ancient Egypt

Facts about Egypt History

18th Dynasty Pharaohs & Events

Modern History of Egypt

The Palermo Stone

The Narmer Palette

History of Hieroglyphs

The Hyksos Foreign Rulers

Facts & Info about the Rosetta Stone

Jean-Francois Champollion

Ancient Egyptian History and Civilization - The Royal Dynasties

Ancient Egyptian Dynasties

First Dynasty of Kings

Second Dynasty of Kings

Third Dynasty of Kings

Fourth Dynasty - Age of Pyamids

Fifth Dynasty of Sun Kings

Sixth Dynasty of Kings

Seventh Dynasty of Kings

Eighth Dynasty of Kings

Ninth Dynasty of Kings

Tenth Herakleopolis Dynasty

Eleventh Dynasty of Kings

Twelfth Dynasty of Kings

Thirteenth Dynasty of Kings

Fourteenth Dynasty of Kings

Fifteenth Dynasty of Hyksos Kings

Sixteenth Dynasty of Hyksos Kings

Seventeenth Dynasty of Hyksos

Eighteenth Dynasty

Nineteenth Dynasty

Twentieth Dynasty of Kings

Twenty-first Dynasty of Thebes & Priests

Twenty-second Libyan Dynasty

Twenty-third Dynasty of Libya & Thebes

Twenty-fourth Dynasty of

City States

Twenty-fifth Nubian Dynasty

Twenty-sixth Saite Dynasty

Twenty-seventh Dynasty of Persians

Twenty-eighth Dynasty of 1 king

Twenty-ninth Mendes Dynasty

Thirtieth Dynasty of Kings

Thirty-first Persian Dynasty of Kings

Egyptian History and Civilization
The remarkable history and achievements of the ancient Egyptians was attained through the education of the ancient Egyptian people to achieve a high standard of behaviour which was only rivalled at the time by the ancient civilization of the Sumerians, in Mesopotamia which was located in in present-day Iraq. The long lifespan of the ancient Egyptian civilization and history lasted for thousands of years from its early history c. 5500 BC until 30 AD when its ancient civilization fell into decline when it was conquered by the Romans and then became part of the Byzantine Empire and then the Islamic Empire. Following the history of Predynastic Egypt 5550 BC - 3050 BC Ancient Egyptian history fell into distinct periods:

The Early Dynastic Period

The Old Kingdom

The Middle Kingdom

The New Kingdom

The three distinct periods in ancient Egyptian history and Civilization were separated by Intermediate Periods when Egypt was weak and divided all of which are detailed in the Egyptian History Timeline. This section on Egyptian History is accompanied by pictures and fact sheets or fact files making the study of the Ancient Egyptians easy and informative. Kids and students will enjoy the learning process and demonstrate a high level of understanding of Egyptian History and Civilization following research on this site.

Ancient Egyptian History

Egytian Time Periods

Prehistoric Egytpt 5000 - 3100BCE

Early Dynastic Period: 3100 - 2686 BCE

The Old Kingdom 2686 - 2181 BCE

1st Intermediate Period 2181 - 2134 BCE

The Middle Kingdom 2134 - 1782 BCE

2nd Interm ediate Period 1782 - 1550 BCE

The New Kingdom 1550 - 1069 BCE

3rd Interm ediate Period 1069 - 664 BCE

The Late Period 664 - 332 BCE

Ptolemaic Egypt 332 - 30 BCE

Roman & Byzantine Egypt 30 BCE - 641 CE

Ancient Egyptian History and Civilization
The Ancient Egyptian History section provides a unique overview of the major time periods spanning over 3000 years of ancient Egyptian history and civilization. Discover interesting information and facts about the events of the Early Dynastic Period 3100 - 2686 BCE, the Old Kingdom 2686 - 2181 BCE, the Middle Kingdom 2134 - 1782 BCE, the New Kingdom 1550 -1069 BCE, the Late Period 664 - 332 BCE and the history period of Ptolemaic Egypt 332 - 30 BCE. The fact sheets on each of the periods in ancient Egyptian history provide an easy to follow overview of the civilization and history of ancient Egypt.

Egyptian History and Civilization - Early Dynastic Period
The early dynastic period in ancient Egyptian history and civilization provides facts about the Kings and Pharaohs of the first and second dynasties who ruled during the Early Dynastic time period and the religious beliefs and culture of the early Egyptians ruled by King Narmer (also refer to
Menes). The Early Dynastic Period marked huge changes in the cultural, religious and political evolution of ancient Egypt.

Egyptian History and Civilization - The Old Kingdom, the "Age of the Pyramids"
The period of the Old Kingdom in ancient Egyptian history and civilization provides facts about the great pyramid builders. Facts about the names of the kings and pharaohs including King Djoser, who built the step pyramid at Saqqara and the
Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza. Learn about the Kings and Pharaohs of the 3rd to the 6th dynasties who ruled during the Old Kingdom time period with absolute power and 'divine rule'.

Egyptian History and Civilization - The Middle Kingdom
Power struggles dominated the history of Egyptian civilization in the period known as the Middle Kingdom. The period of the Middle Kingdom in ancient Egyptian history and civilization provides facts about the names of the kings and pharaohs of the 11th and 12th dynasties of the Middle Kingdom and the rise and decline of the Nomarchs. The period of the Middle Kingdom was followed by the 2nd Intermediate period that led to conquest by the Hyksos, the "foreign rulers" who introduced the horse and the chariot to ancient Egypt.

Egyptian History and Civilization - The New Kingdom
The period of the New Kingdom in ancient Egyptian history and civilization provides interesting information and facts about the names of the famous kings and pharaohs of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties of the Middle Kingdom. The 18th dynasty pharaohs included Tutankhamen, Akhenaten and Hatshepsut. The 18th dynasty kings and pharaohs included Pharaoh Seti I and Pharoah Ramses the Great, believed to be the Pharaohs who opposed Moses in the Bible. Facts about Akhenaten, the 'heretic king' who instigated the religious revolution based at Armana. During the historical period of the New Kingdom rulers stopped building pyramids and were buried in tombs hidden in the Valley of the Kings in western Thebes.

Egyptian History and Civilization
Learning about the ancient Egyptians and Egyptian History and civilization inspires everyone to visit historical sites and undertake Egypt Travel and Tours to experience the wonders of this magical land at first hand. Many people choose to experience a tour of Egypt on a Nile Cruise stopping at the famous destinations and sites of Egypt such as the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx. There are cheap flights to Egypt and a choice of different hotels or take a leisurely vacation on a Nile cruise. Take a cheap flight and stay at great hotels or join a Nile cruise to visit Egypt. The information and facts about Egyptian History and Civilization will provide with a great insight into Egypt and the legacy of the ancient Egyptians. Enjoy a great vacation or holiday with Egypt travel, tours and Nile cruises visiting the Land of the Pharaohs.

Egyptian History and Civilization

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