What is ancient Egyptian theology like?

As I understand it, ancient Egyptian theology goes something like this:The central concept was Ma'at, which is the cosmic balance. (The proper functioning of the universe.) The gods existed to ensure that Ma'at was maintained. They were opposed by outside forces ( called demons by later cultures), led by

How do Egyptians treat Israeli people?

As an Egyptian, I differentiate between a jew and a Zionist (AKA Israeli)...Muslims and Arabs have no issues with Jewish people because we believe in Judaism and Moses; we have a surah (Chapter) in Quran called

Were the ancient Egyptians Negroid?

Physically, they were indistinguishable from Africans who were enslaved and then called

Did ancient Egyptians look like modern Egyptians or what are their differences?

The reason this questions is asked repeatedly and answered repeatedly - despite Quora's claim to eliminate redundant questions - is due to cognitive dissonance from those who have imagined a white Kemet that never was.They resembled indigenous Africans - who are entirely black people;

How did the Ancient Egyptians communicate verbally?

The ancient Egyptians had languages both written and spoken as they were that advanced.Archaic Egyptian language (before 2600 BC, the language of the Early Dynastic Period)Old Egyptian language (2686 BC – 2181 BC, the language of the

How are modern Egyptians related to ancient Egyptians?

By and large you don't descend from one or the other - the vast majority of modern Egyptians would have some blood from the invading Arabs and some blood from the native stock of the country. But there have been numerous studies done here, and it seems like the invasions account for less than 10% of

Why didn't Egypt take part in the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan?

Let me clear one thing before answering your question. the presence of international forces in Afghanistan is not ‘invasion' but a decision which was made by the Afghan leaders on that time, plus the conses of international community.Now, for your question. All foreign troops entered Afghanistan under

What is ancient Egyptian theology like?

As I understand it, ancient Egyptian theology goes something like this:The central concept was Ma'at, which is the cosmic balance. (The proper functioning of the universe.) The gods existed to ensure that Ma'at was maintained. They were opposed by outside forces ( called demons by later cultures), led by

Do Egyptian people think the pyramids in Giza are a waste of useful space?

I am not Egyptian and I don't live in Cairo, but I have been there and visited the pyramids. The Giza plateau is slowly becoming engulfed by the city, but it is still on the outskirts. Beyond it is only sand. Do the locals think badly of the pyramids? I would not think

Did ancient Egyptians communicate with aliens?

Did ancient Egyptians communicate with aliens?alienadjective1. belonging to a foreign country or nation. unfamiliar and disturbing or distasteful.noun1. a foreigner, especially one who is not a naturalized citizen of the country where they are living."an illegal alien"Of course they did. Ancient Egypt was a major trade hub and contact with aliens would have been an everyday occurrence for many

What did Egyptians believe about pharaohs?

In general, they considered their pharaohs as God-like figures on Earth.It also depends on dynasties and specific pharaohs, for example, Akhenaten, was specifically making himself be viewed as the son of Aten, the Sun Disk, and all encompassing God in Atenism.However, as today, not all people believe in their religion totally. There

Why did ancient Egypt believe in so many gods?

The religious system of Egypt developed gradually over time, and had a priesthood that was the genesis of their kings. The expressions of nature were reverenced and therefore since there are many expressions of power through nature and the animal kingdom, those

Was Ariel Sharon evil or a hero? Why?

According to HRW, Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The killings constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity. Sharon also escaped accountability for other

Was Ariel Sharon evil or a hero? Why?

According to HRW, Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The killings constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity. Sharon also escaped accountability for other

Why did Egyptians try to preserve dead bodies inside pyramids instead of allowing them to decay by burying them?

They tried to preserve all dead bodies, not just the ones in the pyramids. The pyramids were just a short-lived fashion in tomb design. They don't preserve things any better than anything else does (all that 1970s hocus-pocus about

What are some of Egypt's best kept secrets?

There's a small town called Dahab, in the South of Sinai - Famous for Windsurfers and Divers - If you're looking for a low cost vacation or holiday you have to check this one, Hotels there are some cheap some expensive, SeaHorse Hotel in Dahab is good for a low cost Bed 

What country makes the best hummus in the world?

I respectfully disagree with Salwa Halabia.Iranians make the best hummus in the world. And it's not surprising too, since Iranians invented hummus. Our Falafel is also superior since Iranians invented that also.Iranians invent everything. Everyone else just copies. I'm in a world surrounded by posers.

What do Moroccans and Egyptians think of South Africa?

This is my impression of South Africa as an Egyptian.Economy: South Africa one of the most developed countries in Africa.Politics: Nelson Mandela, The first black African President of Republic of South Africa " He is pretty famous in Egypt".Tourism: South Africa is a beautiful country with a lot of places

What is the worst thing about Egypt?

If I'd have encountered your question randomly in quora, I wouldn't have even thought about it, but your A2A was like a knife stab right in the middle of the heart, that I couldn't ignore it.To who? worst thing to who?To a tourist

Why can I not use Skype in Egypt?

Hi,Skype and many other popular VoIP apps are blocked in some countries around the world. Egypt is one of them. VoIP Blockage is mainly seen in the Middle Eastern countries.You can however try other apps like TP Dialer or iTel mobile dialer express.

Is it safe to visit the great pyramids in Egypt?

Seeing the pyramid must be every kid's dream but to actually see it with your own eyes is so surreal. Everywhere you go there is security checkpoints and metal detectors.If you are scared of what the western media is saying about the Middle East first of all Egypt is not Middle East Egypt is in Africa and the Egyptian

How to immigrate from Egypt to Belgium or Luxembourg

For Luxembourg, please see this previous answer: Julien Danet's answer to How can you emigrate from Egypt to Luxembourg for a full set-up and work there?

Is it safe to visit Egypt 2016 February?

Egyptians themselves don't know what will happen after 25th of january each year.But I need to assure u that no more revolutions are goining to happen in egypt. Egypt will remain stable as it's now for a considerable amount of time.

Is it safe to visit Egypt now in 2016?

Yes most definitely. I was just there and not only was it safe, but the sights are deserted. You will never experience this again. Alone in the Pyramids, King Tut's tomb.... The threat is no worse than any where in the world and, quite frankly, safer than many places due to the heightened security everywhere. It is a

Could Hitler have won WW2 if he successfully conquered Egypt?

Could have Rommel win battle at El Alamein and follow it with conquest of Egypt ? Yes. Not probable, but possible.That does not give him enough strength to invade and drive british out of Palestine, Iraq, Kuwait. And even if he did

Is Egypt safe for Americans as of 2016?

I said that before and i will say again.Yeah And certainly,You are very welcome here, and there is not anything what makes you afraid There are many places here will make you very happy and feel very ecstasySuch asSharm El-ShaikhDahabNuweibaTabaAnd moreandIf you love the city

Is it safe for an Israeli to visit Egypt?

Yeah And certainly,You are very welcome here, and there is not anything what makes you afraidThere are many places here will make you very happy and feel very ecstasySuch asSharm El-ShaikhDahabNuweibaTabaAnd moreandIf you love the citymove with the flow and enjoy noisily CairoThere are cafes, restaurants, cinemas and many concerts all over the

What is the cheapest possible way to visit Egypt?

Egypt can be done cheap but the problem is the language and working out what is going on. They way it usually rolls is that the hotel you stay in, in Cairo, will do everything they can to sell you a tour (somewhere between $380 to whatever they think

What is the Perspective of everyone who visited Egypt?

Ah Egypt Egypt Egypt...Where do I start?Well I think that Egypt is a wonderful country with a very rich and fascinating history. It offers some amazing experiences that people can't easily forget. Personally, after visiting it three times, I had a chance to explore it - I visited Hurghada,

Has Egypt always been part of Africa?

Geographically, Egypt ( Kemet) has always been apart of what is now called

What should you know before visiting Egypt?

Half of the country's income comes from tourism and they will go to great lengths to please you so be nice! The soles of shoes are considered offensive so cross your legs carefully.Women: wear a wedding ring and avoid casual conversation with strange men so that you won't

Is it safe to visit Egypt?

Egyptian people are friendly, but a couple of weeks my son who is German was detained from the underground station where he was going for his class, the police took him from there but we didn't know where he were until after a while because the police station denied he was

Is it safe to travel to Egypt in November 2016?

Going to Cairo Egypt for 11 days in December 2016. Lots of other places also .. Email me if you want to read about my trip or advice based on my travel experience , should be a great one !!! Amalvidrez@aol.com

Why did the 2011 Egyptian revolution fail?

It did not fail, just that its results lasted for a very short time (from 2011 to 2014). It lasted from the election of Mohammed Morsi of Brotherhood till the deposing/coup d'etat of Morsi by the Egyptian Army.It was for the very first time in Egyptian history and democratically elected government,

What are some culture taboos in Egypt?

In Egypt there are multiple dimensions to taboos. In some social circles talking about sex for example is considered just regular conversational material and in others, it's the taboo of all taboos.The same can be said about LGBTQI+ issues and support, feminism, dress, etc....The primary dependent factor of course is Income, the higher

Is Egypt a great country to visit?

Egypt is definitely a great country to visit. Egypt has a lot of history and culture.  Luxor, alone, a city in the south contains 1/3 of the world's monuments.  I will not touch on how great is it to see the pyramids in

Why do we call Egypt 'Egypt' instead of 'Misr'?

Why do we call Germany, Germany ? The official name is Deutschland or rather Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Similarly why does almost everyone keep saying Holland ? It's the Nederland. And it's Belge or Belgie, not Belgium. It's Cote d' Ivoire, not Ivory Coast, it's Norge, not Norway. So what's common about

Do Muslim Egyptians consider themselves Arab?

Some Egyptians think that they are arab just because they speak arabic they don't know that being an arab is an ethnic thing that have to do with your DNA. many african countries speak french due to the invasion does that make them french

Why does Egypt not want to be part of Africa?

I have no idea where you got this

Being an Egyptian Muslim, is it safe to visit France nowadays?

Of course it is, why wouldn't it be? Security has been stepped up in light of the Paris attacks but there is a sizable Muslim minority in Paris and Parisians will hardly gawk or call the police because they see another Muslim on the

Have you ever visited Egypt? What do you think about your visit?

Egypt on your mind? This might just be the best time to head there, given the freezing conditions elsewhere. If you're not much of a ice and snow person, Egypt is great vacation idea.And even if you aren't a history buff, there are several fun things to do here. Check these out:#1

Is Cairo Egypt safe in 2017?

Well, I'll only mention some events that happened earlier in Egypt, you got the choice at the end.A bomb was implanted in a touristic Russian plan that was taking off from Sharm Al-Sheik which is considered the most secure place in the whole Egypt since it's one of the most active touristic places

Is Egypt safe to visit 2018?

Egypt is quite safe now after it has reached political stability again. Avoid North Sinai but Hughada and Sharm Al Sheikh are must see places. There are many other resorts on the Red Sea like Soma Bay and Sahl Hashish. These are beautiful and the weather is fantastic

Is it safe for a gay person to visit Dubai or Egypt?

Well , it is safe unless you publicaly announce it. There are many secretly gay people living in the U.A.E and Egypt and they live just like other people. Nobody will probably ever ask about your sexuality but in the case that they do just say your straight and pretend to be

Is it safe for me to study at Egypt now?

My sister studies in Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine. Egypt is safer now than what it used to be a year or two ago. Ain Shams university is relatively calm, no major protests and troubles. The same is true for Ain Shams hospitals but you need to check where your campus will be.Being

Is it safe to travel in Cairo?

I totally understand why you are asking this question. Media paints the picture that it's a scary country of terrorists going through a variety of political turmoil. This is not the case.