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Solar calendar (907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

Star—Sirius, or Sothis—in the eastern sky, which coincided with the annual flooding of the Nile River. They constructed a calendar of 365 days, consisting of 12
Khnum (565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
originally the god of the source of the Nile. Since the annual flooding of the Nile brought with it silt and clay, and its water brought life to its
Siege of Damietta (1249) (253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Crusade camp with the wood from 24 captured Egyptian trebuchets. The flooding of the Nile had not been taken into account, however, and it soon grounded Louis
Opet Festival (2,225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later periods, during the second month of the season of Akhet, the flooding of the Nile. The festival was celebrated to promote the Fertility of Amun-Re
Acoreus (110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but says he would like nothing as much as hearing the cause of the flooding of the Nile and to see its source. Acoreus proceeds to give an account of the
Seasonal year (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient Egyptians used the heliacal rising of Sirius to predict the flooding of the Nile. A study of temperature records over the past 300 years suggests
Leo (astrology) (339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
which they referred to as "Knem", because it was present during the flooding of the Nile River. This event signified plentiful harvests for the upcoming year
Osiris (4,376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nature, in particular the sprouting of vegetation and the annual flooding of the Nile River, as well as the heliacal rising of Orion and Sirius at the
Abu Nafisa fort (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are cultivated and every now and then they are flooded. The last flooding of the Nile, which reached the walls of the fort, took place in April 2019. Satellite
Ancient Egyptian agriculture (2,787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until they ripened between the months of March and May. While the flooding of the Nile was much more predictable and calm than other rivers, such as the
Isfet (Egyptian mythology) (772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
repeated sequences: the daily sunset and its rising, annual seasons and flooding of the Nile. On the other hand, when Ma'at was absent, and Isfet unleashed, then
Oenopides (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attributed to Oenopides: He is said to have given an explanation of the flooding of the Nile each summer. On the basis of observations of the temperature of water
Wildlife of Egypt (1,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wide and the alluvial plain about 10 km (6 mi) wide. The annual flooding of the Nile no longer occurs and the fertility of the Nile Valley is now maintained
Farnese Cup (1,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resemble a map of the night sky during the time of year in which the flooding of the Nile would have occurred. In assigning the piece a multi-faceted religious
Kent R. Weeks (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relocation work necessitated by the building of the Aswan Dam and the flooding of the Nile Valley to create Lake Nasser. In 1970 he earned a doctorate in Egyptology
All for Love (play) (1,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Serapion describes foreboding omens (of storms, whirlwinds, and the flooding of the Nile) of Egypt's impending doom. Alexas, Cleopatra's eunuch, dismisses
Min (god) (1,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to demonstrate that he could ejaculate—and thus ensure the annual flooding of the Nile[citation needed]. At the beginning of the harvest season, his image
Ancient Egyptian creation myths (1,640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
emerge from the waters. These elements were likely inspired by the flooding of the Nile River each year; the receding floodwaters left fertile soil in their
Egyptian Museum (1,261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nile River, and in 1878 it suffered significant damage owing to the flooding of the Nile River. In 1891, the collections were moved to a former royal palace
1923 Osiris (567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
god of vegetation, of the waxing and waning Moon and of the annual flooding of the Nile. The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center
Meteorology (8,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and when water did, it was winter. Democritus also wrote about the flooding of the Nile. He said that during the summer solstice, snow in northern parts
Seed ball (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instance, in ancient Egypt to repair farms after the annual spring flooding of the Nile. In modern times, during the period of the Second World War, this
Almanac (3,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Many of these prognostics were connected with celestial events. The flooding of the Nile valley, a most important event in ancient Egypt, was expected to
Elephantine (2,053 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seen as a fertility goddess, she personified the bountiful annual flooding of the Nile, which was identified as her daughter, Anuket. The cult of Satis
Geography of Egypt (2,846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nile are flat, with space for agricultural production. In the past, flooding of the Nile during the summer provided silt and water to make agriculture possible
Famine Stela (1,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermopolis and dedicated to the god Thoth. He informs the king that the flooding of the Nile is controlled by the god Khnum at Elephantine from a sacred spring
Palestrina (2,523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the third floor contains a large polychrome mosaic depicting the flooding of the Nile (Nile mosaic of Palestrina). Palestrina was the home town of the
Nile (TV series) (1,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
world forever. — Simon MacCorkindale's opening narration The annual flooding of the Nile brought the water and fertile volcanic soil that made the Ancient
Al-Adil I (1,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recovery Egypt made from an earthquake in 1200 (597) and the low flooding of the Nile between 1199 and 1202 (595–98). The resulting drought and famine
New Kingdom of Egypt (3,530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rameses VIII. Egypt was increasingly beset by droughts, below-normal flooding of the Nile, famine, civil unrest, and corruption of officials. The power of
List of fertility deities (2,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
granted all life, including sprouting vegetation and the fertile flooding of the Nile River Renenutet, goddess of the true name, the harvest and fertile
Lake Moeris (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
into the lake. This was meant to serve three purposes: control the flooding of the Nile, regulate the water level of the Nile during dry seasons, and serve
Old Kingdom of Egypt (3,638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
least some years between 2200 and 2150 BC, this prevented the normal flooding of the Nile. Whatever its cause, the collapse of the Old Kingdom was followed
Faiyum Oasis (1,649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
into the lake. This was meant to serve three purposes: control the flooding of the Nile, regulate the water level of the Nile during dry seasons, and serve
Horace King, Baron Maybray-King (1,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
UNESCO project of the raising of the temples at Abu Simbel after the flooding of the Nile by the Aswan dam. He promoted bills on corneal grafts and attempted
Tulunids (3,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
levels of agricultural production, stimulated by consistent high flooding of the Nile. Other industries, particularly textiles, also thrived. In his administration
White (8,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
life, representing the mud-covered fertile lands created by the flooding of the Nile and giving the country its name (Kemet, or "black land"). In China
Pharaoh (video game) (1,839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
angered, depending on their focus; for example, Osiris can improve the flooding of the Nile and increase crop yields, but can also decrease the quality of the
Crusader invasions of Egypt (3,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and a Frisian fleet. The army marched on Cairo but was cut off by flooding of the Nile and the campaign ended in disaster with Pelagio forced to surrender
Decan (1,878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solar calendar. Thus the heliacal rising of Sirius marked the annual flooding of the Nile. This method led to a system of 12 daytime hours and 12 nighttime
Green (10,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regeneration and rebirth, and of the crops made possible by the annual flooding of the Nile. For painting on the walls of tombs or on papyrus, Egyptian artists
Meroë (4,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
along the middle Nile which is of much importance due to the annual flooding of the Nile river valley and the connection to many major river systems such
List of water deities (5,885 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
head, holding a long spear-like sceptre. Hapi, god of the annual flooding of the Nile. Khnum, god of the source of the Nile. Nephthys, goddess of rivers
The Story of Maths (2,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where recording the patterns of the seasons and in particular the flooding of the Nile was essential to their economy. There was a need to solve practical
Environmental issues in Egypt (6,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Egyptians is exponential. The High Dam placed a halt on annual flooding of the Nile and allowed for extended sugarcane cultivation albeit the growing
Histories (Herodotus) (8,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
private speculation likewise. For example, he reports that the annual flooding of the Nile was said to be the result of melting snows far to the south, and
Egypt (TV series) (3,772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
family line and the country too was fertile thanks to the annual flooding of the Nile. The approaching flood season however threatens to strand the head
Turco-Egyptian conquest of Sudan (1820–1824) (3,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
their land in future. The timing of the invasion was dictated by the flooding of the Nile, as the Egyptians planned to sail supply ships up over the cataracts
History of astronomy (10,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when it rose heliacal in the east before sunrise it foretold the flooding of the Nile. It is also the origin of the phrase 'dog days of summer' from. Astronomy
Infanticide (14,784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a punishable offence. Egypt was heavily dependent on the annual flooding of the Nile to irrigate the land and in years of low inundation, severe famine
Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank (1,939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Egyptians also believed such rituals necessary for the annual flooding of the Nile and the rising of the sun and great temples such as the one at Dendera
History of cartography (17,461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This assumption helped Hecatæus solve the mystery of the annual flooding of the Nile. He believed that the waves of the ocean were a primary cause of
Cultural depictions of lions (8,127 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Egyptians held that this sacred lioness was responsible for the annual flooding of the Nile, the most significant contributing factor to the success of the culture
List of mythological objects (25,810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hold powerful magical properties. It was also shaken to avert the flooding of the Nile and to frighten away Set. (Egyptian mythology) Seven trumpets, seven