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We should have an article on every pyramid and every nome in Ancient Egypt. I'm sure the rest of us can think of other articles we should have.
To start with, most of the general history articles badly need attention. And I'm told that at least some of the dynasty articles need work. Any other candidates?
Standardize the Chronology.
A boring task, but the benefit of doing it is that you can set the dates !(e.g., why say Khufu lived 2589-2566? As long as you keep the length of his reign correct, or cite a respected source, you can date it 2590-2567 or 2585-2563)
Anyone? I consider this probably the most unimportant of tasks on Wikipedia, but if you believe it needs to be done . . .
This is a project I'd like to take on some day, & could be applied to more of Wikipedia than just Ancient Egypt. Take one of the standard authorities of history or culture -- Herotodus, the Elder Pliny, the writings of Breasted or Kenneth Kitchen, & see if you can't smoothly merge quotations or information into relevant articles. Probably a good exercise for someone who owns one of those impressive texts, yet can't get access to a research library.
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I just got finished working on a project about the Ptolemies at Florida State University, so I logged on to this article because the topic is on my mind. To my surprise, it seems that it's been edited recently by someone of the persuasion that modern Slavic "Macedonians" are somehow equivalent to the Greeks that governed the Ptolemaic kingdom and other Hellenistic dynasties. Given that the Slavs didn't live in the Balkans until the early Middle Ages, I find this highly unlikely. The names of the kings are rendered in their Slavic Macedonian translations (I speak Russian and they're basically the same from that) and when listing the countries the Ptolemaic Kingdom is now part of, it lists Macedonia as opposed to Greece, which certainly couldn't have been the case since the only part of Europe the Ptolemies ever occupied for any portion of time was eastern Crete. Most horrifically of all, the currency was changed to the Macedonian denar, the currency used in modernMacedonia; I'm sure Egyptians during antiquity were exchanging goods with the same currency as a present day Former Yugoslav Republic. All in all what has happened to this article is a travesty and representative of the terrible historical revisionism that "Macedonian" Slavs since the 19th Century have put on the rightfully Greek kingdom that was ancient Macedon and its Successor States in the Eastern Mediterranean. I would edit the article myself but I'm not familiar with how links work, so I was wondering if someone could help out and stem the tide against really banal historical revisionism. Also, I'd like to point out that I'm not a Greek either, and that's not where I'm coming from with this. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 01:34, 28 April 2014 (UTC)