When did the religion of Egypt become the Egypt?
Egypt became a country in 1945. It became a country because, Egypt was two separate kingdoms from about 3,000 B.C. - 1,500 B.C. And soon after they were united which means in old terms, that would be considered a country.
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Religions of Egypt Some include: * Islam * Copt (native Christian minority in Egypt) * Baha'i
They were polytheistic. They had a huge number of gods, goddesses, and deities. They believed in life after death. In order to get into their heaven, they had to pass through a number of tests, as in the book of the dead. They also believed in sacrificing to many gods, such as Nefertum , honou…red as the harbinger of the sun. It was also believed everything that happened was a result of the gods' disposition towards them. Pagan. Although it was different from the kind that was hated by the Christians, Muslims etc. The religion was changed when Akhenaten came to throne and everyone had to start worshipping him, his wife and a pacific god, the Aten. But when Akhenaten died, it was changed back to normal again. (MORE)
There are the six main religions, as in any country, and some smaller ones, but the main religion is Islam.
The Islamic position has always been to allow the People of the Book (Jews and Christians) to practise their own religions. In the past, this 'privilege' required payment of a poll tax, following the tradition of the ancient Roman tax on those who were not Roman citizens, but this tax is no longer i…mposed. In Iran, Zoroastrians were generally accorded the rights of People of the Book. Under Muslim rule in India, Hindus and others were finally permitted to follow their ancient religions. There have been some other minor exceptions, generally for offshoots of Judaism or Christianity. However, there has never been general freedom to practise religions other than those stated above. Another Islamic position, still generally enforced, is that apostasy - leaving the Islamic faith for another - is not permitted. If a Christian or Jew becomes a Muslim, that person can not return to his or her former religion. In Egypt, there is a significant minority of Christians, mainly Coptic Christians. Prior to 1948, there was also a significant minority of Jews, but most have since emigrated to Israel. Egypt recently passed a relatively liberal law allowing those who had converted to Islam, to return to their previous faith if they wish. (MORE)
Religion influenced Egypt in a very unique way. Religion was a part in every single Egyptians' life. The Egypt's believed in more than one god or goddess. Egyptians after death were judged by the gods on how well they followed the commands of the gods and how much they believed in the gods they were… judged by that for if they deserved a good after life.. (MORE)
Main religions in Egypt . The religion of most people in modern Egypt is Islam which is the state religion. Approximately 87 percent of the population are Muslim. There is also a significant minority of Coptic Christians. Prior to the establishment of modern Israel, there was a significant popula…tion of Jews, but nearly all have now emigrated to Israel. (MORE)
Egyptians celebrate Christmas on November 25 and become vegitarians /also known as fast thry do not eat or drink meat or milk. the fast is over on January 6th.then they can eat they're regular meals again such as meat and milk.. fast: when people choose not to eat specific types of food for …speacal occasions. (MORE)
Egypt is Muslims country and around 80% population of Egypt is Muslims ( sunni ) We thousand Shia Muslims are also there and on the other hand 15 to 20 %, belongs to the native coptic orthodox church of Alexandria, an oriental orthodox Christian church.
Ancient Egyptians were polytheistic. They believed in numerous gods and goddesses. They also believed in an "afterlife", a place where the deceased would live for eternity. This is all explained in the "Book of the Dead". The ancient Egyptians believed in a polytheistic (multiple deities) religion, …the pantheon of which varied between regions. Although many gods and goddesses were known by similar names throughout the country, there were some variants as to names as well as functions and history. As example, the goddesses Hathor and Isis take similar roles and are frequently identified with each other. Also, each district/nome had its own chief god/goddess. For instance, the chief god of Thebes was Amun/Amon and the Akhetaten/Akhetaton's was Aten/Aton. After Akhenaten's reign, the new king replaced Aten with the Amun and the other gods again. (MORE)
What to Visit in Egypt When you visit Egypt, there are so many sites that you will want to visit, the length of your trip will never seem long enough! We often meet people during our tours , that have been to Egypt more than 15 times, and they keep returning to see something new! They ask about t…his newly discovered site, or some new tomb that has been recently uncovered, or even places that they have heard other people talk about! Here in Egypt, you will always find new sites to visit and enjoy. The adventure that is Egypt never ends! That is why it is a shame if you come to Egypt, especially for the first time, and miss the grandiose sites, such as the Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel or the west bank of Luxor, to name but a few. There are so many travellers who fly direct to Upper Egypt to see Luxor and Aswan, hoping that they will be stumble across the Pyramids as well, and then they realize that they have to travel 720Km to Cairo, where the Pyramids actually are, and end up paying $400 extra to travel and see one site, which is most probably about half of what they paid for their entire trip! So my advice for you, dear traveller, is to plan well for your trip before you come. Advance planning is the best way to save time, money and effort, and of course to ensure that you get to see the sites that you have been dreaming about for some time. Try, as much as possible, to visit as many of the places that your trip will allow! There is nothing worse than going home and wishing you had visited somewhere you didn't! We both know that you don't get the opportunity to visit Egypt everyday! Areas To be Avoided: When travelling through Egypt, you should avoid certain areas, particularly sites located in the centre of the Nile Valley! About 20 years ago there was rising tensions at these sites, Islamic fundamentalists had targeted tourists in order to destroy the tourist industry and the economy. This was part of a larger plan to bring down the government, seize power themselves, and install the political ideas of their own vision, a vision which no more resembles the rules of the Qur'an than the Inquisition resembled the Christianity of Christ. Some certain incidents occurred during the '80s and the '90s, a handful of events took place again targeting the tourist industry. Without for a moment trying to deny the reality of these events, the situation has been blown out of all proportion by the world's press, while the situation in other countries with flourishing tourist industries is far worse, their incidents rarely make headlines. But in Egypt, if anything happens, it becomes front-page news! In the mid '90s, a widespread, and harsh, government crackdown campaign was implemented to try and stop any threats to tourism and visitors. A trip to Egypt still entails far less danger than a trip to anywhere else in the world. During the realm of the violence in the mid '90s, there were certain areas appointed as not good for tourists. These areas are located in the centre of the Nile Valley, particularly Minia, Asyout and Sohag. Unfortunately these places happen to have some of the most beautiful monuments in Egypt, like the beautiful tombs at Bani Hassan in Minia, the marvellous monasteries of Asyout and the Temple of Abydos in Sohag. In time, all of these sites will be fully re-opened for tourists. If you still think that you would like to visit these places as an individual travelers, Well, you still can! However, be prepared for a police escort with you, local police will not let you travel alone in these areas, they will give an an escort ! I would suggest that the safest, cheapest and most informative way to visit these sites is through a reputable travel agent. Cairo From the glorious Pyramids standing at the desert, proudly looking down at the city's inhabitants, to the magnificent Nile flowing through the capital, Cairo is a vibrant city of contrasts and contradictions. One of the biggest cities in the world and home to 18 million people, this vibrant metropolis is the perfect example of the East and West coming together. Bright lights, busy streets, friendly locals and a variety of trendy restaurants and nightspots pulsate through the city, creating a startling contrast to the glittering stillness of the Nile. Whether visiting the ancient sites and the bustling bazaars, exploring the myriad of restaurant-packed streets or enjoying a quiet felucca ride on the Nile, Cairo will sweep you off your feet. Cairo, the Triumphant City, is Egypt's wonderful capital. It is the largest city in both the Middle East and Africa and lies at the centre of all routes leading to, and from Asia, Africa and Europe. The city extends on the banks of the River Nile to the south of its delta. Cairo is the administrative capital and, close by, is almost every Egypt Pyramid, such as the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Ancient Egyptian City of Memphis and Capital of the Old Kingdom, on the very edge of the city. Cairo provides great and well organized culture, including art galleries and music halls, such as the Cairo Opera House. The city also provides some of the best accommodations and restaurants in the world, such as the Cairo Marriott and the Four Seasons. Great part of the incredible and unbelievable charm of the capital of Egypt is the result of 2000 years mixture of Islamic, Christian Coptic and Jewish culture. An incredible and unique mixture that still keeps on flourishing to this day. Pyramids & Sphinx: One of the most visited sights in the world, seeing the Pyramids and the Sphinx is an overwhelming experience, whether seeing them for the first or the tenth time. Standing on the desert plateau of Giza for centuries, the three pyramids - Great Pyramid built by Cheops, the two others built by Hephren and Mycerinus - and the imposing Sphinx, with the body of a lion and a human head, built to stand guard, have witnessed the rise and fall of dynasties, surviving conquests and wars. Just standing in front of them makes one feels part of history. Unquestionably, a must-see for visitors. The Pyramids of Egypt, which served as tombs for the Ancient Pharaohs , and the statue of the Sphinx, which dates from 2565 BC and is probably the country's most famous monument, are located just west of Cairo in the suburb of Giza. Despite the desert background usually depicted in photographs, the Pyramids are extremely close to Cairo and are likely to be affected by the city's continued expansion. Cairo contains numerous religious and governmental structures. The ornate architecture of the Citadel, in eastern Cairo, enhances the city's skyline. Begun by Saladin in 1176 and modified and expanded by later sultans, the Citadel is famous for its Mosques, Museums, and fort; within the complex the Mohammad Ali Mosque (1830) is particularly notable, with its storied domes and twin minarets. The Coptic Church known as Al Mu'allaqa, located in Old Cairo, is believed to be the earliest known site of Christian worship in Egypt; the church was built in the 3rd century, though it has been almost entirely replaced through successive restorations. Old Cairo also contains the Ben Ezra synagogue, the central house of worship for Cairo's small Jewish population, and the distinctive and imposing gates of Cairo. Once part of a wall that encircled the city, these three gates are all that remain of the original eight. Among Cairo's modern buildings are the Cairo Tower, which stands at a height of 187 m (about 614 ft) and commands a view of the Pyramids and the Citadel. Egyptian Museum of Antiquities: Housing more than 250,000 antiquities spanning more than 7,000 years of Egyptian history, from 2700BC to 6th century AD, the museum is one of the most important visits to make in Cairo. View King Tutankhamun's tomb, still preserved and in excellent condition, and more than 12 rooms filled with his jewels and possessions including his famous mask made out of gold. The museum also houses a Mummies Room, holding the mummy of ancient Egypt's greatest pharaoh, Ramses II, in addition to an extensive and marvelous collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, jewels and status. Islamic Cairo: One of the most dramatic sites in Islamic Cairo, the Citadel, which was built in 1176AD by Salah El Din, the legendary figure who conquered the Crusaders in Palestine, includes several palaces and mosques that were later built around it, and best exemplify the way in which Islamic history affected art and architecture at that period, such as the Mohamed Ali mosque, built in 1830, which is considered an architectural tour de force. Several mosques in Islamic Cairo, with their rich architecture, are sights to behold. The Sultan Hassan mosque is believed to have been built with stones taken from the Pyramids; the Amr Ib El Aas mosque is considered the oldest mosque in Egypt, built in 642AD; and the Ahmed Ibn Tulun mosque, erected in 879AD, is the largest mosque in Egypt to still retain its original structure. Khan Khalili: Located in close proximity to Islamic Cairo, Khan El Khalili is one of the largest bazaars in the region. Originally founded in the 14th century, the bazaar is home to Egypt's oldest crafts and crafts workshops. Jam-packed with shops and vendors selling anything and everything from gold and silver jewelry, leather goods, perfume, papyrus and ancient Egyptian trinkets, this is the perfect venue to buy souvenirs and unique items, or to practice your bargaining skills - a must-do at the bazaar! The River Nilen It is the Nile -- the Father of Rivers -- that, more than any other feature of the country, characterizes Egypt. The Nile emanates from the Sudan, flowing north through the country for 1,545km (960mi), emptying into the Mediterranean Sea and all along its course provides Egypt and her people with life and sustenance. Throughout history the Egyptian Nile Valley has been defined as two distinct regions -- Upper Egypt which extends south of Cairo to the Sudanese border, and Lower Egypt, which encompasses the Nile Delta, which begins north of Cai Luxor Luxor, a city in southern Egypt, is the capital of the Al Uqsur governorate. With a population of 200,000 inhabitants, it is the site of Thebes, an ancient city. It is also referred to as the 'world's greatest open air museum'. Luxor experiences an overall mild climate with the exception of its summers, which are scorching hot. Winters are dry and sunny with cold nights. October to February is the coolest period, while May to October is hot. April is the best time to visit. The region of Luxor attracted tourists even in the ancient times during the Greek and Roman empires. Today, it is well known for its temples and the 'Valley of the Kings'. Tourism has the largest share in Luxor's economy followed by agriculture. AswanAswan Aswan, in southern Egypt, stands on the east bank of the Nile. It is one of the driest inhabited areas in the world and is home to approximately 200,000 people. Aswan is a popular Egyptian winter resort; the summer months of May-October are hot with highs of 41C; the winter months of November-April are mild with temperatures dipping to 10C. Once a military station, even today, due to its strategic location, it houses a garrison of the Egyptian army. The majority of the population is of Numidian origin and sustains their livelihood through agricultural and tourism. Sharm El Sheikh A small Bedouins fishing village turned into a large tourist resort city situated on the southern most tip of the Sinai Peninsula and capital of Janub Sina, Southern Sinai province. For thousands of years the Sinai Peninsula has attracted pilgrims from all over the world. In the last few decades the tourism has changed considerably, and today visitors are flocking to go diving in the spectacular dive sites the region offers. Dahab dahab Dahab is located on the southeast coast of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. It experiences dry desert climate. In summer, temperatures rise to 40C. Its proximity to the mountains, however, makes the heat bearable. In the winter months of January and February, temperatures dip to 15C. Formerly a small Bedouin fishing village, Dahab has transformed into a busy coastal tourist centre. The economy now depends on the tourist flow. Expectedly, the local population, the Bedouins, make their living through the Tourism industry, with establishments on the waterfront, working as guides and as traders and craftsmen in the local markets. Marsa Alam Marsa Alam Marsa Alam, in south-eastern Egypt, is situated near the Red Sea. This upcoming tourist hotspot has a small population of only 6000 inhabitants. Situated near the Tropic of Cancer, winter (October to March) temperatures range from 18-35C and summers (April to September) range from 20-45C. Previously a small fishing village, Marsa Alam is fast developing into one of Egypt's most popular sea side destinations. The local population is mainly of Bedouin origin. El Gouna El Gouna is a privately owned man-made resort along the Red Sea, in Egypt. This resort with a permanent population of approximately 10,000 inhabitants is a luxury resort with a distinct Arabian style. El Gouna enjoys a hospitable climate throughout the year. In winter, the dry, sunny climate maintains a pleasant atmosphere, while in summer, the cool breezes blowing in from the sea provide relief from the high temperatures. The resort is built on a cluster of small islands connected by several lagoons. The resort houses all amenities and recreational activities found in luxury resorts around the world. (MORE)
The religion of ancient Egypt was based upon a type of sun worship. All of the extraordinary events of the time were tied to this. Egyptian Pharaohs even called themselves God-kings based upon astronomical phenomena associated with their type of worship.
The original religion was Egyptian, until most of them stopped believing in their own traditions. They abandoned their faith and became Christians and Muslims. In fact, there is an entire district devoted to Islam in their capital city.
There are a number of religions in Egypt. However, Sunni Islam andOrthodox Christianity are the main types of religions.
Religion in Ancient Egypt was polytheistic (many gods). These included gods and goddesses . Some were just local deities, others were worshipped for a long time all over Egypt, such as Isis.
The Ancient Egyptians were polytheistic meaning the belief in many gods. They had many different gods, goddesses and deities, each with their own stories. The different gods were in charge of different aspects of life and the world. Their religion was similar to Greek and Roman religions, but they …had different practices and different gods. They had temples, priests, and priestesses, and taxes were paid to the temples, so it was an organized religion. (MORE)
The Egyptians had names for each of their gods, because there were so many. However, they did not need a name for their religion, since they believed it to be the one true religion.
There are mainly two big religions in the modern Egypt and they are Islam and Christianity in this order. Islam is the religion of the state, and it is by far the biggest religion in Egypt. Christianity however is mainly followed by Coptics (a minority group believed to be one of the first settlers …in what now we call Egypt). (MORE)
The pharaoh was the earthly embodiment of a god. Allegedly. Sometimes the pharaoh was the earthly embodiment of the same god that was, pretty much, the sun. And the sun's pretty important. It's a leap to understand in a secular society, but to offer a half-assed comparison, imagine everytime there w…as a new president, that guy was also the new Jesus. (MORE)
Those, in Egypt, who worship Jesus are a very small percentage of the population of that country. The vast majority of Egyptians are Muslim. The Christians in Egypt, called the Coptics have been, for centuries, persecuted and marginalized by the greater Muslim population.
I dont think there was a religion for it, but they were polytheistic, which means they believed in many gods.
Ancient Egypt was polytheist in other words they believed in many gods. There were as many religions as there were gods. Look up Google no doubt somebody has made a list of them and their functions. Modern Egypt has basically two religions Islam and Coptic Christianity.
Ancient Egyptians worshiped a pantheon of indigenous gods and goddesses. Their religion was probably not named like we recognize religions by name today. Current reconstructionism attempts of ancient Egyptian religion use the term kemeticism to describe the faith, where kemetic means to be of Eg…yptian origin. (MORE)
It is classified as Polytheism, or mainly just called Ancient Egyptian Religion, or Religion of Ancient Egypt.
Major language is Arabic and Major religion is Islam other languages is English and french and other religion is Coptic Orthodox
The Egyptian's first began worshiping many god's because of the religion Amun. During the reign of Amenhotep IV (Tutankhamun's father), he changed the religion to Aten (Worship of One God). This made everyone angry with him so they didn't respect him. When Tutankhamun began his reign, he changed th…e religion back to Amun and this pleased everyone. (MORE)
Ancient Egypt did not have a religion. Their time was before of all the Prophets. Their concept of religion was following the traditions and obeying the gods'and goddesses'will.
The two major religions in Egypt are Islam and Christianity: Islam: Islam means willful submissin to the will of Allah or God; and has 5 pillars: 1. to bear witness that Allah there is not god/deity worthy of worship except Allah and that Prophet Mohammed is the messenger of Allah. 2. To… perform prayer 3. To pay Zakah, Alms or Charity 4. Fasting the Month of Ramadan 5. To perform piligrimage to the house of Allah once in a life time if you can afford it Among the blessings and favors that God has bestowed upon humanity is that He endowed them with an innate ability to recognize and acknowledge His existence. He placed this awareness deep in their hearts as a natural disposition that has not changed since human beings were first created. Furthermore, He reinforced this natural disposition with the signs that he placed in Creation that testify to His existence. However, since it is not possible for human beings to have a detailed knowledge of God except through revelation from Himself, God sent His Messengers to teach the people about their Creator Who they must worship. These Messengers also brought with them the details of how to worship God, because such details cannot be known except by way of revelation. These two fundamentals were the most important things that the Messengers of all the divine revelations brought with them from God. On this basis, all the divine revelations have had the same lofty objectives, which are: 1. To affirm the Oneness of God - the praised and glorified Creator - in His essence and His attributes. 2. To affirm that God alone should be worshipped and that no other being should be worshipped along with Him or instead of Him. 3. To safeguard human welfare and oppose corruption and evil. Thus, everything that safeguards faith, life, reason, wealth and lineage are part of this human welfare that religion protects. On the other hand, anything that endangers these five universal needs is a form of corruption that religion opposes and prohibits. 4. To invite the people to the highest level of virtue, moral values, and noble customs. The ultimate goal of every Divine Message has always been the same: to guide the people to God, to make them aware of Him, and to have them worship Him alone. Each Divine Message came to strengthen this meaning, and the following words were repeated on the tongues of all the Messengers: "Worship God, you have no god other than Him." This message was conveyed to humanity by prophets and messengers which God sent to every nation. All of these messengers came with this same message, the message of Islam. All the Divine Messages came to bring the life of the people into willing submission to God. For this reason, they all share the name of "Islam", or "submission" derived from the same word as "Salam", or "peace", in Arabic. Islam, in this sense, was the religion of all the prophets, but why does one see different variations of the religion of God if they all emanated from the same source? The answer is twofold. The first reason is that as a result of the passage of time, and due to the fact that previous religions were not under the Divine protection of God, they underwent much change and variation. As a result, we see that the fundamental truths which were brought by all messengers now differ from one religion to another, the most apparent being the strict tenet of the belief and worship of God and God alone. The second reason for this variation is that God, in His infinite Wisdom and eternal Will, decreed that all the divine missions prior to the final message of Islam brought by Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, be limited to a specific time frame. As a result, their laws and methodologies dealt with the specific conditions of the people whom they had been sent to address. Humanity has passed through numerous periods of guidance, misguidance, integrity, and deviation, from the most primitive age to the heights of civilization. Divine guidance accompanied humanity through all of this, always providing the appropriate solutions and remedies. This was the essence of the disparity that existed between the different religions. This disagreement never went beyond the particulars of the Divine Law. Each manifestation of the Law addressed the particular problems of the people it was meant for. However, the areas of agreement were significant and many, such as fundamentals of faith; the basic principles and objectives of the Divine Law, such as protecting faith, life, reason, wealth, and lineage and establishing justice in the land; and certain fundamental prohibitions, some of the most important of these being idolatry, fornication, murder, theft, and giving false witness. Moreover, they also agreed upon moral virtues like honesty, justice, charity, kindness, chastity, righteousness, and mercy. These principles as well as others are permanent and lasting; they are the essence of all the Divine Messages and bind them all together. I strongly recommend that you read the Quran. (MORE)
Speaking about religion, there wasa time when that became an issue. Historians say that her paintingswere carved out because of religion problems. Maybe it wassomething she learned from Moises the Hebrew that she saves fromthe river. Most historians after investigating historic contentsagree that th…e 18th dynasty which is the one involved in the Hebrewexodus. Also, came to the realization that Hatshepsut, the king'sdaughter was the one whose servants pull Moises out of the riverfor her. He was known as Senmut. Senenmut was, without doubt, themost important man in Hatshepsut's life. Twenty-five statues ofSenenmut have so far been discovered, more than almost any othernon-royal individual in the history of ancient Egypt. When Neferurewas still a child, Hatshepsut's architect Senmut was her tutor. Theactual nature of his relationship with Hatshepsut is unknown, buthe was one of her strongest supporters, probably even one of hertop advisers. During his career, he gained over 40 titles,including "chief architect." He disappeared some time before theend of Hatshepsut's reign, and it is unknown what actually happenedto him in Egypt's history.. (MORE)
worshiping pyramids, cats, and statues as there gods. ANSWER2: The dominant religion of modern Egypt is Islam.
Polytheism. The Ancient Egyptians had over 2000 gods(most of the 2000 gods were just local deities or just worshipped for a short time). An Egyptian, however, would have worshipped a lot of gods.
in the ancient Egyptian culture the pharos were sons of the gods so they were religious. the two main goals as a pharo were 1. protecting the people 2. being godlike. so you would build temples and shrines. also if you were wealthy then you were mumifyed and that was all about the afterlife. so the …two interact on many levels (MORE)
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which was an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with a multitude of deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces and elements of nature. …The myths about these gods were meant to explain the origins and behavior of the forces they represented, and the practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods and gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt. Although he was a human, the pharaoh was believed to be descended from the gods. He acted as the intermediary between his people and the gods, and was obligated to sustain the gods through rituals and offerings so that they could maintain order in the universe. Therefore, the state dedicated enormous resources to the performance of these rituals and to the construction of the temples where they were carried out. Individuals could also interact with the gods for their own purposes, appealing for their help through prayer or compelling them to act through magic. These popular religious practices were distinct from, but closely linked with, the formal rituals and institutions. The popular religious tradition grew more prominent in the course of Egyptian history as the status of the pharaoh declined. Another important aspect of the religion was the belief in the afterlife and funerary practices. The Egyptians made great efforts to ensure the survival of their souls after death, providing tombs, grave goods, and offerings to preserve the bodies and spirits of the deceased. The religion had its roots in Egypt's prehistory, and lasted for more than 3,000 years. The details of religious belief changed over time as the importance of particular gods rose and declined, and their intricate relationships shifted. At various times certain gods became preeminent over the others, including the sun god Ra, the creator god Amun, and the mother goddess Isis. For a brief period, in the aberrant theology promulgated by the pharaoh Akhenaten, a single god, the Aten, replaced the traditional pantheon. Yet the overall system endured, even through several periods of foreign rule, until the coming of Christianity in the early centuries AD. It left behind numerous religious writings and monuments, along with significant influences on cultures both ancient and modern. (MORE)
The Egyptians practice the religion pf Polytheism, which is the worshiping of many gods or goddesses
If you mean the ancient polytheistic religion (which nobody still believes) it arrived before the Egyptians had writing. So nobody knows exactly how old it is, but maybe it arose six or seven thousand years ago? Christianity has been there since the first century A.D. and Islam has been there since… the seventh. (MORE)
They believed in many gods. They believed in the process of Life after the Death. So, they made mummies (for only Pharaohs) and put them in pyramids so the sole shall rise and will be judged as good or bad.
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which was an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered on the Egyptians' interaction with a multitude of deities who were believed to be present in, and in control of, the forces and elements of nature. …The myths about these gods were meant to explain the origins and behavior of the forces they represented, and the practices of Egyptian religion were efforts to provide for the gods and gain their favor. Formal religious practice centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt. Although he was a human, the pharaoh was believed to be descended from the gods. by: Marc Frederich libo-on (MORE)
Around %80 of the population is Egypt is Muslim, %10-%13 is Christian, and the rest is Jew or other religions.
The Hebrew religion was monotheistic (or at least monolatrous) while the Egyptian religion was polytheistic (with the exception of the short-lived cult of Akenaton which was monotheistic).
Modern Egypt did not become a country through war, but more througha series of revolutions
Yes. For example, the Pharaoh is no longer god. In fact there no longer is a Pharaoh who rules Egypt.
Sunni Islam is overwhelmingly dominant in Egypt today, although Coptic Christianity represents 10-20% of the population
The kings believed in divine right which was the thought they got their power from a god or they were a god. Their religion pretty much rules Egypt. Um I am just asking this. Is this the official answer for the question I asked?
I'm not quite sure but i know a few.The first one is Islam,Coptic christian and i don't know the rest
Pyramids are the Pharaoh's (king's) tomb. when he dies he is buried in the tomb. the only Egyptian king that wasn't buried in a tomb was King Tut. King tut was buried underground.9 hope this helps so if it does your welcome)
Egypt is a country, not a religion. The Ancient Egyptian religion was polytheistic. Currently, thedominant religions in Egypt are Islam and Christianity which aremonotheistic religions.
Cairo is a city, so it does not have a religion. The people of Cairo are mostly Muslim, but there is a large CopticChristian minority. Additionally, almost all non-Christianreligious minorities in Egypt (such as Jews or Baha'i) areprimarily in Cairo, but are a negligible number.
It depends on the religion. Kemetism and Atenism were founded in Egypt, so they did not have tocome from somewhere else. Judaism came to Egypt during the times of the Persian Empire, whenJews moved freely across the Persian Empire (from Israel and Iraqto Egypt). Greek Polytheism came to Egypt dur…ing the Hellenistic Period underAlexander the Great and the Ptolemies. Christianity came to Egypt in the 1st Century during the RomanEmpire, where St. Mark supposedly planted the seed of the Church inAlexandria. When there was disagreement over the Council ofChalcedon, the Church in Egypt broke off from the Catholic andOrthodox churches and became the Coptic Church, which prevailedover much of northeastern Africa (Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, etc.) Islam came to Egypt through the Islamic conquests. Egypt hasshifted through various different sects of Islam. It was Kharijiteduring the Islamic Civil War period, became Sunni again under theUmayyads and early Abbassids, became Ismaili Shiite under theFatimids, and reverted to Sunni under the Mamluks, the Ayyubids,the Ottomans, and the Khedivites. Baha'i came to Egypt through proselytization and migrations fromIran in the early 20th century. Atheism has come to Egypt in small pockets due to exposure fromother places in the world through the Internet. Most Atheists inEgypt were born Muslims and because of Egypt's laws on religion,are still identified as Muslims on their legal files. (MORE)
Both the Greek and Egyptian religions are polytheistic. They havemyths of how this came into nature.
Sunni Islam was the majority religion in Egypt in the 1800s.However, there were significant minorities of Coptic Christians,Rabbinic Jews, Karaite Jews, European Christians, and Baha'i.
The worship of pagan gods grouped in threes, or triads, was alsocommon before Jesus was born. Egyptian religion with the trinitarian group of Osiris, Isis, andHorus.