God once again moved the Red Sea, this time, closing in a killing almost all of the Egyptian army, but Ramses 11 escaped death and walked back to Egypt. (Tiano pg 28) From thence on, Ramses the Great only used paid workers to build Egypt, instead of slaves. From building breathtaking temples and making Egypt’s economy thrive, to being one of the greatest Egyptian war heros, Ramses the Second is truly a fantastic pharaoh. I see why so many people visit Egypt just to go and see one of his amazing builds. I find it fascinating that Ramses only had paid workers building his temples and structures except for the Israelites.
Greek Gods and Goddesses known all through out history have been known for their acts. Although Hera is best known as Queen of the Olympian Gods, she is also known for her jealous acts of destruction and her role of women in society. Hera was the daughter of Rhea and Titans Cronus and was born on the islands of Samos under a willow tree. Her mother, Rhea, was the earth goddess and her father Cronus was king of the titans. Her father swallowed Hera and her other siblings because of his fear that all of his children would over throw him and become powerful(Cavendish650).
In June 15, 1881 the death of Marie LaVeau was a tragic moment according to the New Orleans new paper Daily Picayune. So after her death, her daughter Marie II took her mother spot as the voodoo queen. Marie II looked just like excepted she was a little lighter, but she was an evil woman according to (Turner p.180) stated that she use to kill babies if their mothers didn’t want them, and hung them up like pigs. She keep a room filled with frog’s eyeballs, rooster blood, and many other weird things. The things were for her voodoo rituals that she performs for people.
Snefru was an amazing tactician against the successful attack on Libya he captured over 11,100 Libyans. Snefru didn’t always accomplished his projects one of his failed projects was The Meidum or Maidum pyramid which was the first pyramid that he had made with mud bricks mastabas. Due to Pharaoh Snefru’s revolutionary tactics changed the
Their Military reconquered Nubia for natural resources. They also changed their religious beliefs from the pyramids being the key to afterlife to the fact that everyone has a soul and could be welcomed into life after death because of that. Laws were also codified under this kingdom. The New Kingdom expelled Hyksos under the ruling of Ahmose I. Thutmose III had seventeen military campaign conquer Nubia. Under Khatre they established Sphinx, which protected his burial pyramid.
Greek Goddess - Eris "On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days and other fields will bear fruits of victory," once declared Douglas MacArthur. By this being said, it relates to the Greek goddess Eris in a variety of ways. Therefore, Eris is correlated with strife, her family members, an apple, and the Trojan War. The goddess, Eris, plays a major role in Greek mythology. She is the Greek goddess of strife, chaos, and discord.
PBS: Empires – Egypt’s Golden Empire: Pharaohs of the Sun takes viewers into the past of ancient Egypt to witness a great and powerful Empire turn to ruins. The documentary begins with Amenhotep III and his great accomplishments in diplomacy. For example, the wealth and power of his empire due to the control of gold that was being traded with different nations to maintain peace for his people. Also discussed, his use of scarab propaganda, used as newspapers to his people telling of his accomplishments and never of conflict. After Amenhotep III’s death, his son Akhenaten became king.
Both had many very impressive advancements, for example Sumer was the first to use bronze. Some of the most impressive things ever built are Egyptian pyramids. They were made of 2 to 15 ton blocks and some of the pyramids reach to over 481 feet tall. The Egyptian government was led by Pharoahs; the Pharoahs was seen as living gods by the ancient Egyptians. In early Egypt, there was a lower and upper Egypt.
Religion was a vital part of the Egyptian way of life. Egyptian writings clearly show this fact with texts proclaiming, “May Amon favor you!,” and, “Now while he was making an offering to the gods, the god seized one of his youths and made him possessed.” These two quotes reflect Egyptian focus on religion. They blessed others in the gods’ names and offered sacrifices to the gods. The importance of religion to the Egyptians also reveals itself with the reign of Akhetaten. This ruler sought to change the focus of Egyptian religion from the worship of Amun-Re to the exultation of the Aten.
Murder and arson and acts against the gods were punished with death. If the victim of the crime wanted to pardon the accused, then the punishement may be reduced. The Maya civilization was centered around religion, gods, and goddesses. Religion touched their daily lives and they believed ina large number of nature gods. The main way we know about the Maya religion is through texts which describe the religious ceremonies and the belief of the Maya.