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More than three thousand years before Christ
over the small valleys located around the nile river one of the
most important civilizations of all the history
the Egyptians today thousands of years then the wonders of this culture
ancient as the famous pyramids and mummy of the pharaohs not only follow
captivating experts around the world but they are present in history
thanks to his invaluable contributions to the humanity but his life was also
full of dangers, today 9 dangers of Live in ancient Egypt. The Nile River, for the ancient Egyptians
the nile river was a fundamental aspect of your daily life one of the possible
dangers that could be found in the Nile was the crocodile, the Egyptians
respected and feared the power of crocodile since it was a real danger
for them it is known that crocodiles from the nile they saw people as
prey and attacked them these creatures were they find in large groups and can
grow up to five meters long and can move to approximately 17
kilometers per hour on land, hippos another great danger that
could find on the nile was the hippo, the hippo was a danger
for boats on the Nile River and for the people who worked in the
river banks or near them the Egyptians feared them for their huge
mouths, teeth, size and nature aggressive when these were angry
animals are very territorial often represented in religion and art
of ancient Egypt it was believed that hippos possessed spiritual powers
and are seen as symbols of rebirth, the hippo was represented
in the goddess aura who protected the women during childbirth, diet at
Egyptians liked to eat well because they feared the famines the best
positioned on the social scale they made constant offerings to their
gods in splendid banquets funeral homes rich in saturated fats
according to recent studies conducted by a cardiovascular research group
from the university of manchester as these researchers explain
many of those egyptians would have deceased due to atherosclerosis
of an excess fat diet, this disease was very common among the elite
ancient egyptian there is variety of inscriptions that provide details
of your eating habits this has allowed an estimate of the content
of fat that consumed the interpretation of the hieroglyphs indicates that the diet
it consisted mainly of beef wild birds, bread, fruits, vegetables
cakes, wine and beer obviously many of these foods would have
contributed to a fat intake saturated. Parasites, many stories of the old
Egypt begin emphasizing the environmental influence and
particularly from the great nile river since the nile was the source of vital water for
drink, cook and wash though it also harbored parasites and others
creatures that were less beneficial, to as people went through the
standing water particularly in the agricultural irrigation channels parasites
like the Schistosoma worm could enter the human host through
feet or legs to lay eggs in the bloodstream, these worms
they cause a lot of damage as they travel to through various internal organs what
made patients weak and susceptible to other diseases
Schitosomiasis known as snail fever is an example caused
by contact with those waters infested with flat worms, malaria
it was another parasitic infection transmitted by mosquitoes that inhabited
in the river and even found evidence of disease in mummies
buried like king tutankhamen. Being a servant, some people have
heard before the legend that the servants of the pharaohs and others
important figures in the history of ancient egypt were often
executed ritually and buried together to the deceased so they could
serve them in the afterlife, although the practice of executing servants and
put them in your burial chamber you phased out in recent days
from ancient egypt these sacrifices for once a regular part of your society
however those who were slaughtered in this way no
they would necessarily feel they were being executed, the ancient Egyptians
they had a complicated relationship with the death and were obsessed with
continue with life after this those servants that were sent
to die and be buried with their masters were considered privileged by
to be able to follow a powerful figure in the other life to serve them though
it was still very stressful to know that you destiny was linked to death
randomization of a person for whom you worked Children, in Egypt there was a high rate of
infant mortality during the period breastfeeding the baby was protected to
infections when ingesting milk maternal but once it is weaned in
solid foods the possibilities of infection were higher, in
consequence many babies would have died of diarrhea and similar disorders
caused by food contaminated by bacteria and even parasites
intestinal, therefore, doctors they recommended that mothers breastfeed
their children for at least three years in some ancient egyptian cemeteries at
minus a third of all burials They are from children.
Work on the pyramids, the immortality has its price
but for the pharaohs of the old Egypt this was a small matter the
price was paid by the thousands of workers who built the
pyramids that were meant to host them for all new eternity
archaeological evidence shows that those who dragged and placed the
2.5 ton granite blocks that make up the pyramids died with
deformed bones and broken limbs an Egyptian excavation discovered
recently the cemetery of hundreds of workers who helped build the
Great pyramid for King Keops, Zahi hawass the Egyptian archaeologist who directs
the excavation says that most of the workers skeletons have
known abnormal bone excrescences as osteophytes that are caused by a
chronic heavy work joints of numerous bones
show wear and many bodies six skeletons have damaged spines
have cut limbs or feet splintered plus there were falls from
rocks that could crush or leave trapped the workers these died
on average between 30 and 35 years in comparison with between 50 and 60 for
members of the nobility. Poisonous makeup, the Egyptian Kohl was
an old lead-based makeup clearly the ancient Egyptians no
they knew about lead poisoning although today we know that lead can cause
brain damage and miscarriages, the Egyptians believed that cosmetics to
lead base protected against eye diseases, it turns out that in
those days people made salts of lead and used them as
treatments for eye diseases scars and discolorations, the
Kohl components of the former Egypt were numerous and some of them
quite rare and expensive the ingredient main was the galena or sulfur of
lead a metallic mineral, the ancients Egyptians then diluted all
these substances in liquids that they allowed the Kohl to apply
as eye makeup as water milk, oil and animal fats though
this makeup had great virtues do not forget that contact with
lead can be poisonous because not there is a level of exposure to lead
that can be considered safe.
Sand and oil lamps, due Egypt is such a hot place and
sandy lung diseases were quite common due to dirt and
the sand that entered the lungs this also brought many
bone problems arthritis was quite common also had problems with their
teeth had decay and their teeth were worn by particles
of sand they breathed also had abscesses in the teeth that if not
drained could cause death to this was added tuberculosis was
more common at that time than now in the modern times was also very
frequent pneumoconiosis from breathing sand caused by frequent
desert storms this has given as result a plague of all that
the disease spread curiously the most lung conditions
were related to the presence of Antacrotic carbon pigment in the
lungs this suggests pollution of the air by the smoke of fires or
oil lamps Climate change, according to a new article
of a team of researchers from the Yale University Ancient Egypt
depended on river floods Nile to water crops that could
feed society when the region faced drought the
crop yields are they collapsed and caused riots
widespread researchers could determine that the worst of these droughts
was caused by volcanic eruptions that released sulfurous gases to the
atmosphere altering the patterns of precipitation and interrupting the
seasonal monsoons, in the years influenced by eruptions
volcanic floods of the nile they generally decreased causing droughts
which caused a social stress that could trigger riots and
famine due to the few foods and have other political consequences and


  1. Mil gratitudes e igualmente mil felicitaciones por compartir estos magnificos e interesantes informes acerca del mundo Antiguo.Dios te bendiga en cada instante de tu vida en compañia de los tuyos!!

  2. Mui Bien ! Excelente video , soy brasileiro e adorei o conteúdo , mais um inscrito e não desista meu querido ! Sempre adelante kkkk

  3. Que video tan genial Joder la vida en el pasado si estaba bien critica aunque la vida moderna es igual

  4. Nuevos estudios demuestran que las piramides fueron contruidas x otra civilización anterior a la de los egipcios
    Y q los egipcios las tomaron como suyas

  5. Wow excelente vídeo, muy buena información, estaban expuestos a muchas enfermedades, y lo de los parásitos es terrible me da cosa de solo pensarlo. Gracias por tu excelente trabajo.

  6. Si te gusto el vídeo apoyame con un like, compártelo con tus amigos y no olvides suscribirte. Gracias. Si quieres conocer los peligros de otra civilización mira este vídeo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ1nFBELo3o

  7. Las hambrunas y desequilibrios socioeconómicos eran el mayor problema. El tema del plomo me impacta personalmente, tengo saturaciones dentales con plomo 😔😔😖😖 es que hasta los 1990 las amalgamas dentales para tapar caries se hacían con plomo 😖😖😖 Bien puedes hacer un vídeo "Los peligros de vivir en los 1990's" 😬😬😬.

  8. Haz uno de peligros de vivir en la antigua grecia, me gustaria mucho saber esos peligros de las endiosadas ciudades griegas

  9. Que temendo canal, muy completo y entretenido. Espero algun día pudieses hacer un video sobre la historia de isla de Pascua.

  10. En toda epoca hay riesgos … y si no mira la cantidad tan preocupante de peligros que hay hoy en dia (y segun que paises peor …)

  11. Olvidaste mencionar que los cocodrilos e hipopótamos no eran los únicos animales peligrosos en el antiguo Egipto, al estar asentados en una zona árida y desértica, había abundancia de animales venenosos como serpientes y escorpiones y no había antídotos como ahora, por lo que las muertes por picaduras y mordeduras eran muy comunes y muy poca gente se salvaba, Cleopatra fue una de las muchas victimas.

  12. Vi un documental que se habla de que la electricidad ya lo tenian los egipcios y que fue un conocimiento que se perdió hasta volver a descubriro en la edad contemporanea, en zonas sin acceso de las piramides metieron drones para mirar zonas ocultas y encontraron bobinas de cobre y en los dibujos que hacian se muestra un baculo con bombilla.

  13. Te mamaste con la Grasa….estudios recientes demuestran que lo que jode son los carbohidratos (comidas procesadas)….imagínate comer carne de animales que se alimentaban de pasto…..sin nada de hormonas y demás….

  14. Ya esas pirámides están sobrevaloradas .. hay más y más lindas en el mundo .. en fin siguen siendo interesantes pero . Ya nms

  15. Hoy el cocodrilo no es el único peligro, de hecho ya no se le ve en el Nilo sino en represas. Yo diría que la dictadura a la que están sometidos es más peligrosa aún. Muchos no son conscientes de que viven bajo una dictadura. Pobreza física y mental es lo que se ve en Egipto. Los templos son maravillosos pero es lo único que vale la pena ver y a un costo social muy alto, pues acá prefieren mejorar únicamente los templos a razón del turismo. La mayoría vive en condiciones de pobreza. Conocí a una familia que vive al lado del templo de Karnak que debe dejar su casa para la unión de este templo con el de Luxor. Hasta ahí ok por la parte histórica pero a la familia la sacan y no le dan ninguna solución de vivienda…esto no debería ser así. Quizás algunas playas son bellas, no fui a ninguna. Otro peligro es el tráfico, pues no se respetan las reglas al manejar…al punto que respetarlas se vuelve un foco de riesgo. Muchos mueren por cruzar las calles en zonas de alta velocidad. Aún siguen comiendo mucha grasa y azúcar. El egipcio promedio es muy buena gente pero hay los que saturan en demasía al turista. A la arena se le puede sumar la altísima contaminación por quema de basuras, la polución de los autos que no significa solo CO2, la cantidad de fumadores de cigarrillo y de Shisha… En fin he vivido acá por un mes y he podido observar mucho de la sociedad egipcia…hay cosas que no necesariamente cambian.

  16. Creo que encontrarme con alguien que a consumido meth….es mucho peor que un cocodrilo..estos tiempos son los peores de la historia humana…

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