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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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'''Theon''' ([[Greek language|Greek]]: Θέων, ca. [] - ca. [] AD) was an [[Ancient Egypt|Egyptian]]<ref>[[George Sarton]] (1936). "The Unity and Diversity of the Mediterranean World", ''Osiris'' '''2''', p. 406-463 .</ref> scholar in [[Alexandria]], [[Egypt]]
Since the source says Theo of Alexandria and not Theon of Alexandria. Since the author does not give a date, we do we know that Theo and Theon that he is referring to are one and the same. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Selfworm (talk • contribs) 18:50, August 26, 2007 (UTC)
"Theo" is just an alternative spelling for "Theon". If you look for "Theon of Alexandria" in the index (p. 463), it will refer to section 23 (p. 429-430), which is exactly where "Theo of Alexandria" is mentioned, and there is no other "Theon" mentioned there either. It should clear up any misunderstandings if we reference the index page as well, to make it clear that Sarton was in indeed referring to the same Theon of Alexandria. Jagged 85 05:49, 28 August 2007 (UTC)
Very well. Thanks for that information. selfwormTalk) 23:44, 28 August 2007 (UTC)
According to the Wikipedia article on the Library of Alexandria, "In short, there is simply no evidence whatsoever to support the contention that Christians destroyed the Library."
This seems very awkwardly placed and kind of out of nowhere. signed gingervlad —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gingervlad (talk • contribs) 23:38, 21 November 2007 (UTC)