9.7_sumer_and_mesopotamia

9.7_sumer_and_mesopotamia - Art 1440 9.7 Chapter Two Rise...

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Art 1440 9.7 Chapter Two Rise of Civilization Art of Ancient Near East Mesopotamia and Sumerians Sumerians seem to grasp the concept of communication better. They are more organized. They went from hunting to a more stabilized civilization of agriculture and herding. Mesopotamia is known as the fertile crescent because of its fertility. This place is the foundation for Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Also, the established the first forms of writing, and become traders of materials. Goals - Cultural changes of Neolithic rev. related to art and architecture. - Concept of civilization and importance of Sumer in near e. Asia. - Examine art materials, techniques, subject matter, styles, and conventions developed in ancient near east. - Development of counting system as it leads to the evolution of writing and reading in Sumer. - How is art and architecture affected by the first states, city planning and religion in sumer. Neolithic revolution
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