What led to the decline of the Egyptian civilization?
The once-great empire was slowly brought to its knees by a centuries-long drought, economic crises and opportunistic foreign invaders. The once-great empire was slowly brought to its knees by a centuries-long drought, economic crises and opportunistic foreign invaders.
In what point did Egyptian civilization had fallen down?
Conventional wisdom holds that Egypt’s Old Kingdom collapsed around 2150 B.C., soon after the death of pharaoh Pepi II, whose pyramid is now a pile of rubble.
How did Egyptian civilization end?
In 332BC Alexander the Great and his Greek army conquered Ancient Egypt. The family of his general, Ptolemy ruled for nearly 300 years. Finally, in 30BC the Romans invaded Ancient Egypt. They defeated Pharaoh Cleopatra and Egypt became part of the Roman Empire.
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