How did the ancient Egyptian view the Pharaohs?
The population of Egypt in the ancient times viewed the Pharaohs as divinities (god-like beings). In ancient Egyptian mythology, the God Osiris and Isis had a son named Horus; it was believed that the Pharaoh was the reincarnation of Horus himself. And son, they followed every single one of his orders as long as he governed under Maat, the Goddess of Equality and Balance. It was said that not following her ways and the ways of the older pharaohs, there would be chaos and civil unrest.
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Ancient Egyptians viewed their pharaohs as living gods. They werethe personification of AMUN-RA the king of gods, and when they diedthey became true gods. Therefore these phar…aohs weren't onlyregarded as the kings of Egypt but as divinity. Egyptians believed that their pharaoh bore full responsibility forthe kingdom's well-being, the sun to rise, the rivers to overflow,and the crops to grow. It was the pharaoh's duty to promote truthand justice. He was worshiped and appreciated.
The Egyptians viewed the ruling pharaoh as a god, the son of the sun-god Ra, and not merely as a representative of the gods. He was thought to be the incarnation of the falcon…-headed god Horus the successor of Osiris. Among the pompous titles accorded him were "the sun of the two worlds," "Lord of the Crown," "the mighty god," "offspring of Ra," "the eternal," and many, many others. ( History of Ancient Egypt, by G. Rawlinson, 1880, Vol. I, pp. 373, 374; History of the World, by J. Ridpath, 1901, Vol. I, p. 72) Fastened to the front of his crown was an image of the sacred uraeus, or cobra, which supposedly spat out fire and destruction upon his enemies. The image of the pharaoh was often placed in temples among those of the other gods. There are even Egyptian pictures of the reigning pharaoh worshiping his own image. As god, Pharaoh's word was law, and he ruled not according to a law code but by decree. Nevertheless, history shows that his supposedly absolute power was considerably limited by other forces within the empire, including the priesthood, the nobility, and the military. These points help in understanding how difficult Moses' assignment was in appearing before Pharaoh and presenting Jehovah's requests and warnings.-Compare Ex 5:1, 2; 10:27, 28. th Well Egyptians viewed Pharaoh's as high class people. They ruled Egypt as in they were king but Queen Hatshepsut (Thutmose the seconds wife) took over as king when he died. So if you didn't look up to them something bad would happen to you.. He received power directly from the gods.He was appointed by the gods to rule the empire.He possessed the secrets of the gods.
Egyptians viewed the pharaohs as gods. Ancient Egyptians worshipedtheir pharaohs because it was thought that the pharaoh was the godof the earth, since the pharaoh was the one… who ruled ancient Egyptand all of Egypt's activities such as farming, trading, andbartering.
Pharaohs were not considered Gods but were consideredrepresentatives of the God, Horus. Oaths were sworn both to theGods as well as Pharaoh, to remind the people that they rel…ied asmuch on the power of a living king as they did on a God and bothcould avenge perjury.
they thought that it would protect the mummies in the afterlife.
in their temples
They loved to hunt animals especially lions, but that's not it theyalso loved to play board games like one called sesun it was a gamelike chess that's some of the things they …loved to do for hobbies.
they were basically kings of egypt... they made laws and ordered things to be built, i guess just the normal stuff a king would do :) the pharaohs were also known to be 'gods'… so if you didnt do what the pharaoh told you to, you would have been in trouble with the other gods they believed in
Because the ancient Egyptians honored their pharaoh as a god. They believed that the pharaoh controlled the weather and everything that happened in ancient Egypt. They did tha…t so that the pharaoh would be pleased by his people and greet them back with life.
The pharaohs were important to the Egyptians because they were their rulers. A Pharaoh was also considered a living god, and was revered as such.
To the Egyptians, the Pharaohs were actually gods.
In Ancient Egypt
They were buried with objects that would help them in the After-life like the Book of the Dead and statues.
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in cofins and in tombs buried with all there stuff and food so they could take it with them in the after life.
In Ancient History
They did not choose their pharoahs, strictly speaking. Nascentpharoahs mostly indulged in fratricide, and the last one standingbecame pharoah, broadly speaking. The people had… some considerableinfluence in whether a pharoah remained a pharoah, however.
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The pharaoh was seen as a god-king, an embodiment of the god Horus, whose spirit was supposed to enter into him as he was crowned. He was also seen as the guardian of ' maat '…, the natural, balanced order of things. In this capacity he was seen as the highest judge and law-giver in the land.