Religion influenced nearly every aspect of the ancient Egyptians’ lives. As it was very important to them, they were bound by tradition and unwilling to change.
Explanations for exactly why inequality remains such a dogged feature of modern economies remain scant. For Chatterjee, this is because of a “lack of focus and analysis of wealth inequality in contemporary economics – and the social forces that maintain it – as the central pillar of understanding pervasive economic inequality”.
Much of what we know of ancient Egypt is to do with death, funerary rites, tombs and the afterlife. Our picture is biased by the kinds of evidence that have survived to modern times. But there was a lot more to Egyptian life than the Book of the Dead and the Pyramids. Retrieved by generations of archaeologists are fragments of another kind of literature. Magic incantations and spells, hymns – and stories. The stories have been collected by Gaston Maspero
What if the Germans created and taught a field of study called: Jewology, would jews attend the classes?
The driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa, Namibia has been inhabited since early times by the San, Damara and Nama people.