Choose ONE from the two choices below. Your essay response can be in the first person for this. Your response should be at least 2 typed pages.
- What does the “Tale of Two Brothers” tell us of filial relationships in Ancient Egypt? What elements of the piece are archetypical factors and which ones give it a fairy tale like quality? What period of Egyptian history do you think this represents (agricultural etc.). Use examples from the text in your response.
- What elements of monolarity (worship of one deity over others) are represented in the “Hymn to Aten?” How does the Hymn reflect the power of the sun as elemental to all life? Was this Hymn meant for Akhenaten and his family alone? Why or Why not? Discuss his legacy. .
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