Lecture 34 - Lecture 34 Dynasty Overview: Tanis Dynasty 21...

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Lecture 34 Dynasty Overview: Tanis – Dynasty 21 Bubastis – Dynasites 22-24 Napata – Dynasty 25 Sais – Dynasty 26 Late – Dynasty 27-31 I. Late Period Persian Dynasty 27 a. In 525 BCE Egypt was occupied by the Persians who ruled for two hundred years as the 27 th dynasty. b. They reformed administration, codified laws, and undertook public works’ c. Power vaccum arose in the middle east and the Persians arrive an conquer the whole middle east…Persian Empire would have been the greatest the world had ever seen until the Romans. d. Cambises conquers Egypt for Persia d.i. They reformed administration, codified laws, undertook public works. He rules as a pharaoh, wears pharaoh cloth, wears crown, tsakes title. He weakens power of the priest. Taxed the sacred land, like temples on land. He gets negative views from Egyptian priests. e. Last Native Kings (Dynasties 28-31) e.i. Persians had very particular art with the cubed beards and various people from all over bringing gifts to the king. You get this exchange of goods from far and wide. e.ii. At the death of king Darius II of Persia, native Egyptian rulers took back the country for a brief period because two brothers were at war about who
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Lecture 34 - Lecture 34 Dynasty Overview: Tanis Dynasty 21...

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