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Unformatted text preview: 2/5/09 CLASS NOTES CHAPTER 3 EGYPT: OLD AND MIDDLE KINGDOMS NOTES ABOUT QUIZ-multiple choice- name-date-place 1. first 3 chapters on the quiz: a. prehistoric- Paleolithic 20,000 (30,000-10,000)- Neolithic (within 2,000 year leeway of what the book gives) b. Near east Mesopotamian- 400 years (3100-3300) somewhere around 3000 IRON AGE- GENERAL CHRONOLOGY EGYPTIAN Predynastic 3300 Protodynastic (dynasty 0) 3100 Dynasty 3 2700 (Saqqara) main site Dynasty 4 2500-2600 (Giza) pyramids Dynasty 11 & 12 2000 & 1900 Middle Kingdoms Dynasty 18 1400-1300 Dynasty 19 & 20 Ramses people (Ramses III is the last powerful King of Egypt) CHAPTER 3 NOTES: PART 1- water of the Nile- the wilderness (desert)- the cultivation- “chemistry” is based on Egyptian word- Manethes was a Egyptian Priest, ca. 300 BC- Herodotres was a Greek historian “Father of History”, ca. 449- 420 BC- Some of his information is fake- Egyptian sources 1. Papyrology (Papyrus) (paper) 2. Epigraphy (hard things) (stone)- St. Shenouda (a Christian monk)St....
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- Spring '09
- Ancient Egypt, Ramses III, Hesi-Re Dynasty III, Giza pyramids Dynasty, EGYPTIAN Predynastic Protodynastic, Egyptian word Manethes