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16 08, 2017

Inheritance and history

By |2019-09-19T20:16:51-07:00August 16th, 2017|Economy|0 Comments

Inheritance and an ancient Egyptian family: boys and girls inherit equal shares What is inheritance? Inheritance means that when your parents die, you get whatever stuff they owned. That means especially their house and their farm, if they had one. History of farming How do people get into debt? Inheritance in Mesopotamia And in [...]

18 06, 2017

Egyptian inheritance – Ancient Egypt

By |2019-09-20T05:05:12-07:00June 18th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Government|0 Comments

Egyptian inheritance: an Egyptian land register in demotic writing (200s BC), now at Duke University Egyptian inheritance law As in other parts of Africa, ancient Egyptian law said that every child in the family should inherit the same amount of land or money when their parents died - both brothers and sisters. Inheritance [...]