January 20, 2022
The Egyptian army in most periods of history is the strongest and oldest army in the southern Mediterranean. From the beginnings of Egyptian civilization and the Egyptian army plays a major role in defending Egyptian civilization against invaders. Throughout the ages, the Egyptian military thought presented the finest concepts and traditions of the soldier, and the Egyptian army fought great battles against huge armies that attacked Egypt or prepared to attack it. Among the great and immortal battles that the Egyptian army fought was the Battle of Kadesh during the reign of King Ramses II against the Hittites and the Battle of Megiddo during the reign of Thutmose the Third, and in the Middle Ages the battles of Hattin, Ain Jalut, Mansoura, the conquest of Acre and Marj al-Safar and others against the Mongols and the Crusaders who They were huge battles between the most powerful armies in the world in their time, the results of which were historic and changed the course of history. In the Ptolemaic era, the Egyptian army was the most powerful army in the world, and the Egyptian naval fleet was the undisputed master of the Mediterranean. Until today, the Egyptian army is considered one of the most powerful armies in the world, both in number and in numbers. Egypt has been distinguished through the ages, not only by its cultural superiority over the area it surrounds, but also by its superiority in population. Egypt, throughout its history, has a large population and is higher than the areas around it. This gave her the ability to build huge armies, and even in cases of military setbacks, she was able to bypass the crisis and in a short time create a large army that could enter a new war.