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2.4.7 In this assignment you will complete the following steps: 1. Research: Choose from among three different early civilizations and research how developments in agriculture, religion, and social structures affected the daily life of people in that civilization. Record your findings below. 2. Write: Use your research findings to write a five-paragraph essay, composed of an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Include a works- cited page at the end of your essay. This section is worth 15 points. See the scoring rubric below for more details on how you will be graded on your research. Choose one of the following three civilizations to research: Harappan civilization (also known as the Indus valley civilization) Babylonia Ancient Egypt As you do your research, fill out the following graphic organizer to help you focus and organize your findings. You don t need to write in complete sentences in the graphic organizer. Just jot down your notes clearly enough that you can understand them when you write your essay. You will likely need to infer and draw conclusions on how developments changed daily life for people because your research sources may not specifically explain these things. As you do your research, look for primary sources, such as photographs of artifacts or architecture from the time period, to support your conclusions. Include any major events that apply to the categories. Notes Research Sources (Website, etc.) Name of civilization: babylonia an ancient city of Lower Mesopotamia Time period of civilization:1975 The city was crossed by channels and a road network Geographic location (present day): w remains of three wide stairs are preserved. 22 Protected by a walled perimeter within which there were other buildings, highlighted in this so - called Sacred Gate orClosed Door , facing directly processions Avenue and only opened for two months a year, during the processions in honor of Marduk. 23 Esagila : Religious complex dedicated to Marduk. The Babylonians thought that was built in the place where he was born all life in the creation of the world, and the Aps , Downworld watery, and it was a connection to the world of god Anu . 24 destroyed by Sennacherib and dilapidated at the time Neo � � - Babylonian, was carefully reconstructed by order of Nabopolasar and especially of Nebuchadnezzar II, 25 15 who also ordered restore a famous golden statue of god. 26 New Year Temple : It was located north of the interior, between Avenue Processions and river. In it the party held Akitu equivalent at thebeginning of the year, in honor of Marduk . The party, which lasted several days and in which � � participated the king himself, was considered of utmost importance, so its not holding was recorded in the annals fear.27 Even in the year 205. C. Antiochus III the Great , Seleucid king , took part in the New Year holidays of Babylon. 3 � �

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