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