LECTURE 18 (review)

LECTURE 18 (review) - LECTURE 18! Know basic boundaries or...

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LECTURE 18!!!! Know basic boundaries or Egypt…basic geographic information - The Sahara is an Arabic word meaning desert - The White Desert – Sahara el Beyda - The Red Sea - White Nile originated in Sudan (source is Lake Victoria) and the Blue nile originates in Ethiopis and they meet and Khartoum - Nile Delta pouring out into Mediterranean Sea (Flows North) o North sail down and South sail up - 6 Cataracts that start in the South and work their way North - Lands in the Nile are fertile and the Black land in the Nile Delta is where the most fertile soil is - 4 Oasis o Fayum is not really a spring but is fed from the Nile - 1) Hapy – god of the flood a) Know the seasons 2) They grew cereals and flax was grown for linen 3) Beer was stable drink 4) Hunting and fishing…used nets to catch fish and birds a) Used cats for hunting 5) Sources for Egyptian History a) Monuments b) Objects and Artifacts c) Literary Sources c.i) Egyptian Documents: (c.i.1) Manetho, (c.i.2) King Lists (c.i.3) Turin Canon
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course CLA 3160 taught by Professor Wagman during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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LECTURE 18 (review) - LECTURE 18! Know basic boundaries or...

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