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Ch 9: FTCE Humanities: Ancient Egyptian Art & Politics

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Allow us to help you get ready for the FTCE Humanities subject test. The chapter's video lessons and quizzes will address important highlights of the Ancient Egyptian art and politics.

FTCE Humanities: Ancient Egyptian Art & Politics- Chapter Summary

Receive an overview of the art that was made during the Ancient Egyptian time period and the atmosphere of politics with this chapter's video lessons. The topics of discussions that are included here in this chapter can get you ready for the FTCE Humanities exam. Test question subjects that will be covered in these lessons include the following:

  • Theocracy
  • Egyptian social structure
  • Polytheism vs. monotheism
  • Architecture of Ancient Egypt
  • Egyptian pyramids
  • Ancient Egyptian art
  • Egyptian hieroglyphs
  • Ancient Egyptian papyrus
  • Invention of writing

Walk into your FTCE Humanities exam with confidence by going through the information provided for you in each chapter. Our lessons are taught by knowledgeable and experienced instructors who want to see you exceed your goals. If you ever find yourself getting stuck and you need some assistance, our instructors would be happy to answer any questions you have pertaining to our lessons.

9 Lessons in Chapter 9: FTCE Humanities: Ancient Egyptian Art & Politics
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Theocracy: Definition & Examples

1. Theocracy: Definition & Examples

Throughout history, governments have relied on various ideologies to structure bureaucracy. In this lesson, we explore theocracy, a system of government in which the country's religious institutions are closely intertwined with the state.

Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh

2. Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh

In this lesson, we will explore ancient Egypt's social structure. We'll start at the top of this great pyramid with the Pharaoh and work our way to the bottom, where we'll find peasants and slaves.

What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?

3. What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?

There have been many religions throughout human history, and each one has had a unique set of beliefs. In this lesson, we're going to look at the two main categories into which most of the world's religions fit and then compare them to each other.

Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences

4. Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences

This lesson explores the architectural wonders of ancient Egypt. Some of these structures include temples, pyramids and monumental statues constructed long ago and surviving into modern times.

Egyptian Pyramids: Definition, Facts & Structure

5. Egyptian Pyramids: Definition, Facts & Structure

In this lesson, we will discuss the construction of the Egyptian pyramids. Learn about the evolution of pyramids from underground tombs to the true pyramid form.

Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style

6. Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style

This lesson provides a brief look at the exquisite art of the Ancient Egyptians. Egyptian art contains images of people and deities that represent the culture in which they lived.

Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Definition, Meaning & Symbols

7. Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Definition, Meaning & Symbols

The Egyptian language, written in hieroglyphs, is fascinating. In this lesson we'll learn about the history and evolution of the language, about the writing system and how it works, and when and how the language was deciphered.

Ancient Egyptian Papyrus: Paintings & Scrolls

8. Ancient Egyptian Papyrus: Paintings & Scrolls

In this lesson we explore ancient Egyptian papyrus. One of the oldest writing mediums ever used, papyrus was highly prized in ancient Egyptian culture and its manufacture a closely guarded state secret.

The Invention of Writing

9. The Invention of Writing

Writing, the original IT: This lecture covers the limitations and obstacles of aural transmission. It describes the invention of Cuneiform in the fertile crescent. Finally, it explains how writing enabled literate societies to dominate their pre-literate neighbors.

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