Pharaohs Dbq

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Pharaohs during the 30th dynasty maintained Egypt’s independence. During this time they were still battling the Persians in alliance with the Sparta and Athens. Egypt tried to reassemble the new kingdom by invading Syria. After many attempts the Persians finally reconquered Egypt (341B.C.). The Persians did not rule Egypt for very long. In 332 B.C, Alexander the great conquered Egypt, this was part of his plan to take over the Persians. The Egyptians thought that he would give them back there independence, but unfortunately he didn’t. After the death of Alexander a man named Ptolemy ruled. He made sure that many knew that the Greeks had conquered Egypt. In 50 B.C the Ptolenies Greek kings of Egypt were weakening in power, and with the help

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