Roles Of Priests In Ancient Egypt

250 Words1 Page
Egyptians believed keeping ma 'at (harmony), remembering their actions affect others, and depending on each other were extremely important. One of the worst sins was being ungrateful. They also believed the gods kept balance in society and guided the people of Egypt. Men and women could be priests in Egypt. Priests had to undergo intense training, though, unlike most religions, the Egytians had no "bible" or "scripture". A priests ' duties included performing riutals and cerimonies, healing, interprating dreams, etc. Each temple honored a different god and they believed the gods lived in the temple. Priests performed rituals to honor the gods every day. Elaborate festivals were also held frequently. Everybody attended these festivals,
Open Document