Egypt Vs Mesopotamia Research Paper

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In the time before 600 B.C.E, both Egypt and Mesopotamia had built strong political systems. It was only natural that they would have many similarities and differences in their society. Ancient Egypt’s government depended on two important factors: the pharaoh and agriculture. Early Mesopotamia did not have a centralized government and religion influenced a lot of their politics. Ancient Egyptians were governed by a pharaoh for most of their early known history. A pharaoh was a king, an Egyptian ruler; he was believed to be divine and posses magical powers by his subordinates. Those governed under this centralized rule kneeled before the pharaoh when he approached them and were not allowed to touch him or make eye contact. He was the sole
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