5.26 - 5/26 Gilgamesh king in Mesopotamia Egypt pyramids,...

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5/26 Gilgamesh – king in Mesopotamia Egypt – pyramids, landscape of Nile dictated civilization along the banks, Upper Egypt is further south – lower Egypt is further north Memes – first ruler that first united further north Lower Egypt and further Upper Egypt, identified him as crepes, wears a headdress as a crown – 2 crowns inside one is red, wears a beard to show authoritiy Nile –irrigable, very little fertile land, grape basket of roman empire, grain Cleopatra – seen as a pharaoh Dynasty- Family that successfully rules, kinship, Egypt divided into lineages, 30 – 34 dynasties (goes in periods) Pharaoh – means big house, oversees complex priesthood - Amon Ra, frames to have the support of Amon Ra to gain power, representing themselves in temples (Pylon), seen as a protector of the people, has communication with the gods, claims divine right, manifest destiny – linkage with spirits of cosmos that support pharaoh as a ruler, claims most affiliation with Osiris’s family,
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