Egypt was colonized by several civilizations throughout history, including the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Mamelukes, Ottoman Turks, French and British. Egypt gained full independence from the British in 1936. More »

Egypt is a located in the eastern part of North Africa and at the southwest corner of Asia. Because of its geographical location, it is called a transcontinental country. The vast and rugged Sinai Peninsula extends to So... More »

Egypt rests in Northern Africa, situated between the Libya and the Gaza Strip and sharing borders with the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt belongs to the African continent, but like many Nor... More »

King Khufu, called Cheops by the Greeks, is most famous in Egyptian history for building the Great Pyramid at Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Khufu was the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of Anc... More »

The 12 zodiac signs most commonly used in 2015 were created by the ancient Greeks and Romans, and they still go by their Roman names. They were based on earlier astrological systems, which were created by the Babylonians... More »

Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. The book of Exodus says that the Lord had Moses lead the people of Israel. Moses used a staff to split the Red Sea, so they could pass through safely. More »

Cleopatra is famous due to her relationships with high-ranking Romans and her status as the last queen of ancient Egypt. She was known for her beauty, intelligence and seduction skills. Cleopatra is also remembered for h... More » History Ancient History Ancient Egypt