Egypt: Beyond The Pyramids

Season 1 Episode 1

Land of the Gods, Pt. 1

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Land of the Gods, Pt. 1
In the past 5,000 years, Egypt has been home to many gods. Pharaohs, Jews, Christians, and Muslims have all lived and worshipped there, leaving monuments and symbols of their faith across the landscape. We learn how the ancient gods and rituals impacted on modern religions to create a spiritually unique country. We examine the progression of religions--from ancient Pharaonic Polytheism to Judaism and Coptic Christianity and the modern Islamic state--and the structures associated with them.moreless

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