Ancient Cities 2

Ancient Cities 2 - Ancient Cities 9/11/07 Sometime in the...

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Ancient Cities 9/11/07 Sometime in the forth millennium there was a high population, all of the “cities” in the lower eluvian were intensively used, the intensification of agriculture coincides with a surge in population and more sophisticated means of using the rivers for irrigation. A large movement o f the population moving to these urban centers even if they didn’t have anything to do with agriculture. Temples grow in size and complication through time, as demonstrated in Uruk a central location for temples traditionally used for thousand of years formed mounds or ziggurats. Happening everywhere in this area, making “temple centered” states The palace is also emerging, and ancient Sumerian cites were run by kings and queens Temples were involved in the organization of labor Writing is the most important thing to be seen in the cities, the writing is found in the temples in Mesopotamia in Sumer.
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course CLAR 120 taught by Professor Haggis during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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Ancient Cities 2 - Ancient Cities 9/11/07 Sometime in the...

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