Saturday, March 3, 2007

24 Topics on Ancient Egypt

For Teachers - These are 24 topics that should be looked at when facilitating student learning in this area.

The Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by Menes
The Development of Egyptian mythology and its relationship to Egyptian history.
The Birth of the Old Kingdom with the 3rd Dynasty
The Step Pyramids
The Fourth Dynasty and the Great Pyramids
The Development of Hieroglyphics
The Collapse of the Old Kingdom and the First Intermediate Period
The Middle Kingdom
The Hyksos Invasion Wars. The Second Intermediate Period.
The Birth of the New Kingdom and Egyptian Science
The Concept of the Ma’at and the Nomarch substructure
The Reign of Akhenaton and Nefertiti
The Restoration of the Old Order and the defeat of Monotheism
The Reign of Hatshepsut
Ramses II and the Expansion of Empire
Battles of Medigo and Kadesh
The Fall of the New Kingdom and the Libyan Invasions
The Nubian Invasions
The Conquest by Assyria and Babylon
The Conquest by Persia
The Arrival of Alexander the Great and the building of Alexandria
The Ptolemaic Dynasty
Cleopatra and the Rise of Rome

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