Vol. 4 No. 3 (2021): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs
Articles

AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS CONDITIONS OF THE PEOPLE IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Published 2021-09-27

Abstract

Ancient Egyptians lived a civilized life. They patronized their own rules and norms for their daily and religious matters. The woman does not have equal rights as to man. The man was considered superior and the woman as servant of man. The marriage of brothers and sister was in vogue in Egyptian society and it was also practiced in royal families. There was divergence among the people in society like superior and inferior segments. The royal and elite people enjoyed many rights and preferences in the society. The common man was dealt as the servant of the royal families. This approach produced a big distance among the people in Egyptian society. They worshiped many gods. This paper took a review of their religious matters in detail. It was also discussed that how Egyptians made their new gods. The background of monotheistic and polytheisticapproaches with respect of ancient Egypt were also highlighted. Egyptians daily life was influenced by their religion.