Egypt vs Greece

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Egypt vs. Greece

Greece and Egypt have played a governing responsibility in the creation of science, philosophy and social ethics. As extensively admired civilizations, Egypt and Greece exposed an immense display of both diversity and likeness in each facet of their organization; from their political organization, their social ethnicity, and their economic classifications. These contrasts and comparisons account for their diverse pasts while illuminating their long-term accomplishments.

Politically speaking, Ancient Egypt revolved about the requirements of the pharaoh, whereas Greece was frequently more apprehensive with the view of every free, native-born adult male. Mutually each civilization, however, were patriarchal and thought that women must not be permitted to the similar political privileges as men. The Ancient Egyptians respected their pharaoh, deeming him as a godly ambassador of Ra, the Sun God; because the pharaoh was so extremely respected, the Egyptians relied on slaves to erect shrines, such as pyramids, in his honor, particularly so that he would be respected and sheltered after his death. (Asante, M.E., pp. 83) The Greeks were further Democratic, however. Even in Sparta, which is frequently compared with its more tolerant contender Athens, persuaded all men to have a say, so long as they were liberated and native-born. (Asante, M.E., pp. 84)

In a social context, both Greece and Egypt, like every ancient civilizations, had distinct gender functions and insisted on children be obedient to their parents. The father was the leader of the family and his wife and children were to abide by him. In Greece

women were not permitted to possess belongings or debate their husbands. Not like the status of women in the majority of other ancient civilizations, as well as that of Greece, the Egyptian woman appears to have benefited from the equivalent legal and economic human rights as the Egyptian man. This concept is mirrored in Egyptian art and...
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