Egypt (orthographic projection)The Greek historian Herodotus called Egypt,"The Gift of the Nile," and along that life-giving river, the ancient Egyptians built their amazing civilization, one they ruled for three millennia. Conquered by the Persians in 341 BCE, the Greeks and Romans followed, but it was the Arabs that introduced Islam and Arabic, and subsequently dominated this ancient land for many centuries. More...

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