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Which statement best explains why ancient Egypt is considered a theocracy? The country was ruled in the name of the gods. Priests were part of the ruling class. The pharaoh was the gods’ representative on Earth. Religious doctrine shaped the legal system.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Well a theocracy is a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler, the God's or deity's laws being interpreted by the ecclesiastical authorities. so which of those answers make the most sense, or look on this site! http://www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServlet?ee_website_action_key=action.display.topic.details&language_id=1&trait_item_id=10000212 for that definition?

  2. denonakavro
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    The answer is the third because the pharaoh is a representative of Gods. Source: AP World History student at the moment

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