Egyptian archeological digs were performed by a group of French scholars, historians, engineers, and surveyors as members of Napoleon Bonaparte’s invading army in 1798. Continue reading
Scientists were members French Army's Commission of Science and Arts under Napoleon Bonaparte that conquered Egypt in 1798. Continue reading
Peace treaty between an Arab nation and Israel was the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt, signed on September 18, 1978, by Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat at Camp David, near Washington, DC, USA. Continue reading
On the walls of Beni Hasan, Egypt, a rock tomb from the Twelfth dynasty (circa 1900 BCE) a depiction of a ball game appears on a fresco painting. Continue reading
Firefighting in one form or another has been round for over 2000 years… A rich history for those who wish to learn more about firefighting.
Firefighting in Alexandria, Egypt, circa 100 BCE, was in the form of large, water-filled syringes.
- History of Fire Fighting Apparatus
In the centuries gone by fire has been looked upon by some peoples as a god, to be worshipped. Destructive conflagrations have been accepted as the angry expression of a deity.
- Firefighting apparatus – Wikipedia
A firefighting apparatus describes any vehicle that has been customized for use during firefighting operations. These vehicles are highly customized depending on their needs and the duty they will be performing.
- Glossary of firefighting equipment – Wikipedia
This is a glossary of firefighting equipment.
- fire fighting: History of Fire Fighting | Infoplease
Ancient Rome is known to have had a fire department consisting by the 1st cent. of approximately 7,000 paid firefighters. These fire brigades not only responded to and fought fires, but also patrolled the streets with the authority to impose corporal punishment upon those who violated fire-prevention codes.
Even thought it was the Egyptians that invented the 24 hour day around 3500 BCE, Continue reading