Ancient Egypt: The Gift Of The Nile

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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. About 450 BCE, a Greek person called Egypt the "Gift of the Nile" because the Egyptian civilization depended on the resources of the great
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