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Why is Egypt referred to as the ‘Gift of Nile’?

‘Gift of Nile’ was a term used first by historian Herodotus. Egypt was called 'Gift of Nile' for the following reasons: Annual floods deposited rich, black fertile soil on the banks of river. Farmers grew wheat, barley, fruits & vegetables Water from Nile used for irrigation. Egyptians constructed canals, dams dikes . . .

Explain the society of Egyptian Civilization.

The Egyptian Civilization was divided into four categories: UPPER CLASS: Comprised of Pharaoh, royal family, rich landowners, priests & high government officials. Pharaoh had all powers and was considered as God on Earth. MIDDLE CLASS: Comprised of merchants, manufacturers, artisans & learned men.           . . .

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