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|Arab Republic of Egypt|
Topography and ecology
Rise of humanity
- "These are pre-Covenant Sangheili ruins. They were already ancient history before humanity built the pyramids."
- — Spartan Olympia Vale comments on ruins on Sanghelios, comparing them to the pyramids of Egypt to signify their great age.
Ancient Egyptian civilization coalesced over 6,000 years prior to the end of the Covenant war.[Note 1] After the eventual unification of Earth's nations under the Unified Earth Government, Egypt's strategic location became vitally important to the United Nations Space Command.
- Main article: Human-Covenant war
Government and Society
The Arab Republic of Egypt is considered a technological, economic, and military dynamo.
- Proper nouns from Egyptian mythology form the basis for a number of GEN2 MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor variants, in addition to the elite Spartan-IV fireteam, Fireteam Osiris.
- The New Cairo School of Advanced Medicine is an educational institution in the 26th Century, though it is currently unknown what precisely "New Cairo" signifies.
List of appearances
- Halo 2 (First appearance)
- Halo: Ghosts of Onyx (Indirect mention)
- Halo Legends
- Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
- Halo 4 (Indirect mention)
- Halo 2: Anniversary
- Halo 5: Guardians (Indirect mention)
- Halo Mythos (Indirect mention)
- Egypt is thought to have been founded c. 3150 BCE. According to the Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), however, by the 26th Century Egypt had been around for over 6,000 years, meaning it must have actually been established hundreds of years prior to this date.
- Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition) - Earth, page 284-285
- Halo Encyclopedia (2011 edition) - Earth, page 296
- Halo: Evolutions - The Impossible Life and the Possible Death of Preston J. Cole
- Halo Encyclopedia (2011 edition), page 294
- Halo 5: Guardians, campaign level Swords of Sanghelios
- Halo Legendary Crate, Data Drop #2
- Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Terminal One
- Halo Wars, The Spirit: Page 2