Egypt under the Pharaoh Class Notes

Here are the combined class notes for Egypt under the Pharaoh

A person with authority has the right to control other people – Steven

Pharaohs as rulers based their authority on Egyptian religious beliefs. – Mr. Anthony

Egypt’s social pyramid – Pharaoh, nobles, priests, officials, scribes, merchant, artisans, farmers, servants slaves. – Angel Z

The pyramid was like a pyramid because there was a certain order and it got smaller as you got to the top. – Noah/ Angel

Farmers – Were responsible for food – Angel

Nobels, priests, officials – Were responsible for helping the pharaoh govern Egypt. – angel

Artisans – skilled workers who practice a trade or handicraft – angel

Ramses II was the warrior King – Angel Z

Ramses II led his army against the powerful Hittities. Ramses claimed a great victory without having help from his soldiers – Alex L

People fear people in power because of fear – Daniel

Notes from the Pumas

A ruler needed to persuade the Egyptian people to accept his authority. Darryl

A person with authority has the right to control other people – Handy

The rulers of Ancient Egypt were called Pharaohs – Lily

To meet the challenge of making ancient Egyptians accept authority Pharaohs used religious beliefs – Noah Greene.

Ancient Egyptians believed the Pharaohs lived forever with Gods after death. Audrey 

To prepare for the after life Rulers prepared for life among the gods by building large tombs filling these with items that might need after death. Lily

A ritual is a ceremony enacted in the same ay time after time.  – Glorianne

The ruler was expected to protect their people and look after their welfare. Lily

Priest and officials carried out the Pharaohs orders up and down the Nile. -Audrey

Priests and officials carried enforced laws, collects taxes and organized building projects.

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In order to control other people a ruler must have authority – Myles

IT was a challenge to get people to accept the authority of someone they didn’t know because the people of Egypt were spread out over hundreds of miles. – Clarissa

People believed that since he was top status the Pharaoh was treated like a God – Natalia

After the Death of a Pharaoph the Pharaoh joined other god in the after life – Chandler

THe Egyptians build them tombs (dead rulers) with items they would need after death – Joseph

Egyptians believed that Gods controlled everything that happened on Earth – Jasmyn

Egyptians believed that Ra had the crrok and falail because he used to heard people. Tristan

THe Cobra stood for the Pharoah’s power and protect against enemies – Davin

One of the most important responsibilities to lead religious rituals  – Brian

The ruler was expected to protect it’s people and their welfare – Savannah

The priest They enforced laws and collected taxes.  – Genevie

The priests carried out the Pharaohs orders – CHandler

Artisans are skilled worker who practice trade or handicraft – Easton

TO maintain the Pharaohs authority he or she needed the loyalty of his or her people – Jasmune 

Farmers, Servants and Slaves. They believed they helped the God King they would be rewarded after death – Clarissa

Farmers raised Food and grew crops and worked pharaohs projects – Natalia

Nobles, priests and Officials they helped the Pharaoh govern egypt and soldiers fought battles. Savannah

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In order to rule the Ancient Egyptian people a ruler had to get them to accept his Authority – Sierra

Why was it a challenge to get so many people to accept the authority of a ruler whom they did not know and would probably never see – Because Egypt was spread out over hundreds of miles.  Chirs

Please name one way the Pharaophs overcame the challenge of egypt being spread for hundreds of miles. – THey based their authority on Religious Beliefs – Rachel

Egyptians believed that Gods controlled everything that happened on earth and because pharaoph controlled Egypt, people assumed that Pharoahs were God-Kings. – Rachel

After Death a Pharaoh joined the other Gods to live Forever – Grayson

Rulers prepared for life among the Gods by building large tombs, filling these with items that they might need after death – Isaac

The 2nd way Pharaohs gained authority was by providing Egypt with good government – Malik
To maintin the pharoah’s authority he or she needed what?

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