The Nile, the source of their livelihood , would overflow its banks and supply water to the ground
so that their crops could grow. To be able to predict when the Nile would rise became
a vital concern of the ancient Egyptians. Their priests noticed
that when a very bright star rose above the horizon concurrently with the sun,
they could expect the river to follow within a matter of days.
The importance of the Nile in their lives led the priests to study more carefully the motions of the sun.
- They have developed languages which enable them to think better than barbarians.
2. The essence of teaching is to get people to think for themselves.
3. He felt his hands tremble. 4. Please have the porter carry these boxes up to my room.