Ancient Cities 8

Ancient Cities 8 - Ancient Cities 8/23 Earliest settled...

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Ancient Cities 8/23 Earliest settled communities in the near east: Southwester Asia, near east, estern mediterranean Settlements in the neolithic peirod roughly 10000 years ago during the recession of the ice age and warming of the earth, most coastal plains have rich water supplies. 10000 years ago = 8000b.c. Around 9000bc villages begin to appear in eastern anatolia in the Tarus mountains near the tigrus and water shead of the euphrates, village farming stage communites, with lots of in field farming, the domestication of animals takes place with goats, sheep, and pigs. Pigs are a good sign of settled communities. Around 10-12 families per settlement, located in the fertile cresant, in the area of the zagros mountains which shows the most long lived villages. Barley was a mainstay for the communities. Between 9000 and 8000 bc the communities become increasingly stable. The upper elevations of the tigrus and euphrates is where the villages deveoped, they
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