8 Ways Children Were Educated in Ancient Egypt That We Need to Emulate Today


Strong Education Role for Mothers and Fathers

Children in Ancient Egypt stayed with their mothers until the age of 4, according to historylink. During these years, a strong respect for their mothers was instilled in the children. At the age of 4, education of the boys was taken over by their fathers. Parents instilled their ideas about the world, about folk rituals, their religious outlook and their viewpoints on correct behavior toward others and toward the deities.

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