Daily_Life_in_Egypt

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Daily Life in Egypt Daily Life in Egypt “I spy with my blue eye…” UNIT 11
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Daily Life in Egypt Daily Life in Egypt Welcome to the movies! Sit back, relax and take some  notes about daily life in Egypt!
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The Hittites The Hittites Egypt’s Rivals Egypt’s Rivals 1370-1330 BCE
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Hittite Empire Hittite Empire By the time of the New Kingdom, about 1554-1070 B.C.E., Egypt had become a powerful and stable empire. One of the most important factors that contributed to that was the concept of ma’at . Ma’at included a combination of ideas such as harmony with the universe, justice, and peace. Egyptians believed that they must maintain ma’at for their world to remain safe and stable. Maintaining ma’at required different behavior from various groups in society. For ordinary people that meant that they had to work hard and follow a path of social justice and moral righteousness. They also had to live in harmony with one another, with their surroundings, and with the gods. For the Pharaoh, that meant ruling wisely and well, so that order would be maintained. In the New Kingdom, pharaohs often sought to maintain ma’at by expanding the Egyptian Empire into the Near East. This expansion brought them into conflict with the Hittites, a rival empire to the north.
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Hittite Empire continued Hittite Empire continued The Hittites were people that moved into present-day Turkey around 2000 B.C.E. By 1700 B.C.E., they had established a well-fortified capital in Hattusa, with huge surrounding walls more than 2 miles long. The Hittites began to expand their empire to the west and to the south, aided by their development of a technique for smelting iron that allowed them to create swords, chariots, and other weapons. Though they had a strong army, the Hittites preffered to
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