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  • Finite period of the first Pharaonic dynasties (This capital, near 'Abydos)

  • The former Empire was regarded by the ancient Egyptians themselves as the Golden Age of their civilization with, among other things, the construction of the largest pyramids.

  • I RE interim period of political instability and fragmentation of the country into two rival kingdoms.

  • Middle Kingdom boom, stable and high artistic activity.

  • The SECOND period of serious unrest, the country's occupation by the Hyksos, and the liberation of the country by Ahmose.

  • The New Empire the most prosperous period in the history of Egypt, has a cultural and artistic revival whose peak is reached with the EIGHTEENTH AND nineteenth dynasties, but the era of Thutmose of Amenhotep ( Greek Aménophis) and Ramessides (including Ramesses II).

  • The THIRD period of civil war, kings priests, Libyan, and Ethiopian domination (Kingdom of Kush), and Assyrian invasion.

  • Low-era dynasty knows, Persian occupation, recent dynasties and indigenous domination Hellenistic (Alexander, the Ptolemies). The end of ancient Egyptian history varies depending on the viewpoint adopted. It concludes

  • with an ethnological, the death of the Aboriginal last pharaoh, Nectanebo II -343;

  • A political point of view, the death of the last independent sovereign

  • A cultural point of view, when converting the last temple Egyptian Coptic church, the temple of Isis at Philae in 535 (closure 551). History summary

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Pharaonic Egypt during its 3000 years of history is not a matter of geographical boundaries. In this respect, she experienced many situations with first Nubia then extending to the Mediterranean before being reduced in general during the Late Period. Yet one can not deny that some characters are inseparable from the geographical identity of Egypt and the Nile has shaped the way of life and civilization of Egypt.

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