Introduction : Basics of Egyptian Culture
Ancient Egyptian : Its importance in the forming the modern day culture
Believes and Values
The Culture of Egypt is one of the most ancient cultures and has five
thousand years of history . It can be said that it is one of the richest
cultures of the world as ancient Egypt was among the earliest
civilizations . Egyptian culture is known to have a significant influence
on other cultures such as Europe , the Middle East and Africa . However ,
soon after the Pharaonic era , Egypt came under the influence of
Hellenism , then Christianity , and later , Arab and Islamic culture .
Modern Egypt continues to have the ancient Egypt 's culture including the
influence of modern Western culture , itself with roots in Ancient Egypt (Wikipedia n .pag , 2007 .
In the ancient Egyptian culture religion played a very important role .
In fact without the ancient Egyptian Religion , there would perhaps not
much reason for today 's increasing tourism . The great Pyramids of
Egypt 's are a major attraction . These huge structures would not exist ,
nor the fabulous temples , the tombs on the West Bank of Thebes and their
mummies , or the colorful decorations on these structures that have
attracted travelers to Egypt over the past three thousand years or more .
Behind every aspect of Egyptian life , as well as the art , and the
cultural accomplishments it is important to understand the religious
forces that formed the cultural aspects of ancient Egypt .
The spiritual or the religious world that was formed by the ancient
Egyptians was a richly fascinating one which remains unique in the
history of human religion . Although Egyptian religion was often covered
in layers of myth and ritual , it on the other hand permeated the ancient
civilization of the Nile and eventually shaped ,...