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  1. EGYPT

  2. Arab Republic of Egypt Area : 386,660 Sq Mi Population: 77.5 m Capital : Cairo Official Language : Arabic Currency : The Egyptian Pound (L.E.)

  3. Cairo

  4. Egypt The cradle of civilization ,the land of glory ….

  5. Egypt had several names in its ancient history: • 1.KMT: which means the black soil.

  6. 2.Tamery: the cultivated land

  7. 3.Tawy : the two lands (upper and lower Egypt

  8. 4.Eidboy: the two banks of the Nile

  9. 5. Egyptos : in the 9th century BC the old temple of god Betah • The name was mentioned in the Odessa epic . • It also mean Ajbi in ancient langue which mean eternal water

  10. Pharos

  11. Greeks and Romans

  12. Christianity

  13. Islam and Arabic civilization

  14. Cities of ancient Egypt • Amarna: In Almenia Governorate. • Here was the first place where people of Egypt learned about the one God (Aton). • When king Akhenaton and his beautiful wife Nefrtiti started their way to the one god.

  15. ‘ANKH: THE KEY OF LIFE

  16. Fayoum A place of nature, history and religion.

  17. Fayoum • The Fayoum Oasis lies about 100 kilometers southwest of Cairo. A series of terraced beaches correspond to a series of cultures which inhabited the area. The site shows evidence of nearly continuous occupation since Acheulian times, about 1 million years ago. The artifacts in the Logan Collections date to the "Fayoum Neolithic" period, approximately 4200 - 3800 BCE.

  18. Fayoum’s Masks 1st &2nd century

  19. Egyptians • Egyptian people are known to be: * Cooperative * Helpful * Peaceful And they have a great sense of humor

  20. Diversity in Egypt • Along with Egyptians, - Nubian - Bedouin - Greek - Italian - Palestinian and Sudanese refuges Are living Together peacefully in Egypt

  21. Diversity in religion: - The majority of Egyptians are Muslims - Egypt has also Christians, mainly native Coptic orthodox - Some other minor religions exist.