11 Facts About Egyptian culture


The Coptic language, the most recent stage of Egyptian culture written in mainly Greek alphabet with seven demotic letters, is today the liturgical language of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

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The oldest extant Egyptian culture literature is the Pyramid Texts: the mythology and rituals carved around the tombs of rulers.

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Egyptian culture monasteries translated many Greek and Syriac words, which are now only extant in Coptic.

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Early Egyptian culture art is characterized by the absence of linear perspective, which results in a seemingly flat space.

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Early Egyptian culture artists did have a system for maintaining dimensions within artwork.

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Imhotep is believed to have founded Egyptian culture medicine, being the author of the world's earliest known medical document, the Edwin Smith Papyrus.

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Egyptian culture presented his own divisions of the tetrachord and the octave, which he derived with the help of a monochord.

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Egyptian culture was awarded a faculty appointment at Caltech in 1976, where he has remained since.

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Egyptian culture developed a method using a rapid laser technique, which allows the description of reactions at the atomic level.

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In 1999, Zewail became the third Egyptian culture to receive the Nobel Prize, following Anwar Sadat and Naguib Mahfouz.

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Egyptian culture music is a rich mixture of indigenous Egyptian culture and Western influences.

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