How did Egypt get its name?

How did Egypt get its name I need to know

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The Pharaoh name of Egypt was "Hout ka-Ptah" which means the "home of Ptah" Ptah was believed to be an ancient Egyptian god. Then the name was simplified to "h-t-k-p-t" that was afterwards known as "k-p-t" then "g-p-t". This was rendered into the Greek, "Aegyptus" afterwards, then to english "Egypt"

  • 1 decade ago

    by whoever decided to call it egypt

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