From the latter, the English language obtained the word "pharaoh."
The pharaoh now sought Moses' life, and he fled across the Sinai Peninsula to Midian.
Egypt's last pharaoh was Cleopatra VII, although she and several of her predecessors were Greek.
The pharaoh was Egypt's supreme ruler, governing by royal decree through his vizier over a system of 42 districts or nomes.
The pharaoh was the ruler of these two kingdoms and headed the ancient Egyptian state structure.
Both are indeed styled pharaoh in Egyptian records.
In certain situations, the pharaoh wore a blue crown of a different shape.
Of the three great non-consort queens of Egypt (Hatshepsut, Sobeknefru, and Twosret), Hatshepsut and possibly others took the title pharaoh in the absence of an existing word for "Queen Regnant."
The pharaohs were often depicted wearing a striped headcloth called the nemes, an ornate kilt, and a double crown—to symbolize the unity of Upper and Lower Egypt.
The episodes of Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh, especially the scene of Moses' serpent-staff swallowing Pharaoh's serpent-staff (Ex.
The power of the Himyarites began to falter in the early third century, when rival economic power Aksum attempted to assert political control over the fledging Arabian Peninsula empires.
The sacred cobras depicted on his crown were said to spit flames at the pharaoh's enemies.
The Egyptians saw the pharaoh as the mediator between the realm of the gods and the realm of humans.
Pharaoh is the title given in modern parlance to the ancient Egyptian kings.
The Pharisees would ultimately predominate, and it is from their tradition that the rabbis would eventually emerge.
The royal lineage was traced through its women, and a pharaoh had to either descend from that lineage or marry into it.
Several women apparently ruled as pharaohs of Egypt.
The pharaoh's main agent in governing the nation was the vizier, who held charge of the treasury, legal cases, taxes, and record-keeping.
Here, an induction of an individual to the Amun priesthood is dated specifically to the reign of Pharaoh Siamun.
The biblical use of the term pharaoh reflects Egyptian usage with fair accuracy.
The Pyramids of Giza and the Nile Delta were the tombs of choice for pharaohs of Egypt's Old Kingdom. But New Kingdom pharaohs, who wanted to be closer to the source of their dynastic roots in the south, built their crypts in the hills of this barren tract west of Luxor, now called the Valley of the Kings.