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Brenda Ornelas 6/8/19 HUMA. 1301 P02 Chapter 1: Mesopotamia 1. In the Neolithic era, about 8000 B.C., a new civilization and culture developed. The reason for this development was the change to hunting and gathering to cultivation of agriculture that permitted man to settle down permanently ending his nomadic existence. 2. The Sumerians invented the first written language called Cuneiform . 3. Polytheistic Religion is the belief in many gods. 4. Epic of Gilgamesh was the first literary story with a protagonist with a name and personality, and earliest written record of the discovery of death. 5. One of the first established codes of law was the Hammurabi . 6. Why was Hammurabi’s Code of law so significant? Explain in your own words. Hammurabi’s Code of Law, enforced by King Hammurabi, is important because it first established authority and principle to those situated from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea. The Code of Law served and contributed to the society in a way that
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  • Mesopotamia, Sumer, King Hammurabi

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