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Identification Paleolithic culture: hunting/gathering, stone axes, two-parent family, small groups that move place to place, art Neolithic culture: agriculture, live in 1 place, pastoralist, emergence of towns Catal Huyuk: Important Neolithic settlement in Anatolia, largest and best preserved Neolithic settlement Sumerians: world’s first civilization, donkey plow, irrigation, craftsmen, scribes, priests…temple communities (priests control cities), pottery wheel, Mesopotamia Sargon: Akkadian, came from Arabian Desert, animal farmer, first barbarian conquest, semetic language, adapted to conquered lands Hammurabi: Babylonian king who created sophisticated law codes, semetic language, sun god handed down rod, retribution restores balance Assyrian Empire: first to make way into Egypt, first truly imperial empire, WHY iron, terror tactics, complete militarization of state, user of propaganda (Lion Hunt), very warlike Cuneiform: Written language of the Sumerians, probably the first written script in the world
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HIST 111 taught by Professor ? during the Fall '07 term at Bridgewater State University.

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