Examining the Power and Legacies of the Egyptian Pharaohs
To describe the Egyptian pharaohs, first, imagine living in the time of ancient Egypt. All people in your land worship you as a god. They give you gifts and treasures that accumulate wealth and turn into power. In return, you please the gods and aid the Egyptians in their daily lives.
If you want to become a one of the pharaohs of ancient Egypt, you should be the son of the previous pharaoh. Don't worry about it if you are born without the silver spoon. In the history of ancient Egypt, even viziers or non royalties gains the power and anointed as pharaohs!
The statue of Ramses II found in Abu Simbel
The Power of the Pharaoh
Considered as a god by the ancient Egyptians, the pharaoh is worshiped and followed by the Egyptians for every step he takes. This keeps unifies Egypt under one name.
The unity of ancient Egypt resulted in the pyramids and temples built for the pharaoh’s honor! These amazing monuments resulted in the development of sciences and the improvement of the lives of the ancient Egyptians.
Shifting Powers of Ancient Egypt
However, keep your guard at all times! Sometimes, pharaohs lose their level of power over their own underlings! Priests have the potential to overpower the pharaohs themselves because of wealth.
The Egyptians find priests more appealing to the gods. This makes the priests rich from the gifts the Egyptians give to him. In turn, they will ask favors from the gods for blessings. The pharaoh is no exception to this!
The pharaohs sometimes give too much to the priests. As a result, the wealthier the priests are, the more powerful they are!
Leaving a Legacy
Remember, if you want to be remembered as one of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, just keep your people happy and never turn them down! Such pharaohs existed that even after several generations; they are still revered and respected by the Egyptians.
Start now and get favors from the gods. Rest assured that if you did this, your name will be remembered forever!
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