Im what ways did the Persians devastate the Egyptian civilization?
They destroyed scared temples, as well as animals that were native to Egypt. They also imposed heavy taxes on the Egyptian people.Ê
It did not devastate Egyptian civilisation. Egypt had been in decline for centuries and been previously taken over by Libya and Nubian kings and then Assyria. Internal problems followed when Assyria lost control. The Persian takeover was a step in re-establishing order until Macedonia took control and one of Alexander the Great's Macedonian generals who established himself as King Ptolemy I.