Ancient Egypt (Centralised Government (Who were the rulers of Ancient…
Who were the rulers of Ancient Egypt?
The rulers of Ancient Egypt were the pharaohs.
What did the pharaohs do?
The Pharaophs made the laws, owened all the land,
collected taxes and defended Egypt against forieners.
How did the pharaophs become pharaohs?
The son of the current pharaoh would
inherit the title and often go through training.
Why was the pharaoph so important in Egypt?
A pharaoph was the most important person in Egypt because they were considered a the rulers of Egypt. They were also considered half man half god.
Why was the role of a pharaoph so important in Egypt
The most powerful person in Egypt was the pharaoh, the pharaoph represented the gods on earth.
What type of writing did Ancient Egyptians use?
The type of writing of which the Ancient Egyptians used was called Hieroglyphics
Who do the Ancietn Egyptians believe to have invented writing
The Ancient Egyptians believe that writing was invented by Thoth the god of the moon, magic and writing. They called their hieroglyphic script “mdju netjer”. Which means “words of the god”.
Why did the Ancient Egyptians need hieroglyphics?
The Egyptian hieroglyphic script was one of the writing systems used be Ancient Egyptians to represent their writing.
What do the pictures mean?
Most of the pictures can stand for an object they represent but usually they stand for sounds
What does hieroglyphic mean?
Although hieroglyphics are Egyptian the word hieroglyphic is Greek. “Hiero” means holy and “glyphics” means “marks” or “writings” - so the word means “holy writing”