Definition of Ancient Egyptian Kingdoms
Definition of Ancient Egyptian Kingdoms: The Ancient Egyptian Kingdoms were politically organized communities with a monarchical form of government headed by a king or queen who became known as Pharaohs.
Definition of Ancient Egyptian Dynasties
Definition of Ancient Egyptian Dynasties: The Egyptian dynasties were families which retained political power across generations providing a succession of kings, or Pharaohs who were usually related. Egyptologists divide the history of the Ancient Egyptians into 31 dynasties up to the arrival of Alexander the Great.
Definition of Intermediate Periods
Definition of Intermediate periods in Ancient Egyptian history: There is considerable confusion regarding dates in Egyptian history as the Egyptians had a different method of recording dates and the Egyptian calendar was reset to year one at the start of each Pharaoh's rule. The intermediate periods refer to the time between the end of an old period or Kingdom to the start of a new period or Kingdom, allowing for possible anomalies.
Ancient Egyptian Timeline
List of Ancient Egyptian Dynasties, Periods and Kingdoms
The following table provides a list of Ancient Egyptian periods, kingdoms and dynasties: