What is Egyptian?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Ancient Egyptian Deities
... Ancient Egyptian deities are the gods and goddesses who were worshipped in ancient Egypt ... This was not seen as contradictory by the Egyptians ... The development of Egyptian religion in the New Kingdom lead some early Egyptologists such as E ...
Ancient Egyptian Deities - Background and History
... The Egyptian religion has a long history ... (Nekhbet) and cobra goddess (Wadjet) which were borne on Egyptian crowns from predynastic and protodynastic periods through their entire history to the end of the Roman period ... nearly every significant aspect of the Ancient Egyptian way of life ...
Egyptian - People
5 in F major, popularly known as "The Egyptian" Egyptian Healy (1866–1899), pitcher for Major League Baseball in the 19th century Egyptian Lover (born 1963), American musician ...
President Of Egypt - Requirements To Hold Office
... Article 75 of the Egyptian Constitution establishes the requirements one must meet in order to become president ... The president of the republic should be an Egyptian citizen, born to Egyptian parents and having full civil and political rights ...
History - Copts in Modern Egypt
... Ali in the early 19th century, who abolished the Jizya (a tax on non-Muslims) and allowed Egyptians (Copts as well as Muslims) to enroll in the army ... Copts participated in the Egyptian national movement for independence and occupied many influential positions ... pan-Arab policies undermined the Copts' strong attachment to and sense of identity about their Egyptian pre-Arab, and certainly non-Arab, identity permits to ...

More definitions of "Egyptian":

  • (noun): The ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC.
  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Egypt.

Famous quotes containing the word egyptian:

    ...the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous and give birth before the midwife comes to them.
    Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 1:19.

    Egyptian midwives to Pharaoh.

    What was I saying? An Egyptian king
    Once touched long fingers, which are not anything.
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    He will to his Egyptian dish again.
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