This gives the feeling that they probably did not think much of death and thought more about making advances in their society. Carpe Diem describes what their society might have lived by if they would have known the torn. It is also shown that religion was important while life was being endured because priests were in their own class. They were needed so much during the peoples life to pray for food, rain, weak flooding and a safe prosperous life.
Comparing Mesopotamia to Egypt would bring up many differences involving their religious and beliefs in the afterlife, but they tried to prepare themselves for it all their lives. They ultimately were looking for immortality with their belief in the after death experience. Their lives had to be led properly by being kind, good and respectful to their Pharaoh, who was actually their God. A smart plan for power by their leaders. The pharaohs connected themselves with something larger than life. People would die with their pharaoh to stay with them in the afterlife. The ancient Egyptians used past pharaohs as gods, but rather than put them in nature positions; they put them before birth and after death. The pharaoh Isis was go