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Glossary of Ancient World History, Egypt

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Nile River in Egypt
source of life
Mesopotamian Problems
flooding
salinization
people moved
Egyptian Solutions
floods predictible and from river
peace
when did egyptian civilization start?
3100 bce (about the same as ancient mesopotamia)
Unification by King Narmer

Upper and Lower Egypt
single gov
free flow of trade
no looting/war/attacks
economy went up
Nile flowed
South to North
Zoser established...
POWER
absolute power to the king
keep royal blood in family
no big standing army
dynasty
family of royalty
old kindom ends because...
chaotic (pyramids = $$$)
12th dynasty came after the invasion of the...
desert people
New Kingdom
more aggressive
chaos
invasion
aggressive imperialism

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