WHH Final Exam Study Guide
a form of Sumerian writing.
It developed by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, and
they used clay. They would press into the clay with a tool called a stylus.
The ones that
archaeologists have found had writings about Sumerian businesses.
human beings and earlier human-like creatures
Found in many caves located in many parts of Europe, and believed to have lived
35,000 to 130,000 years ago during the old stone age.
They had powerful builds, heavy jaws,
thick eyebrow ridges, and large noses. They also cooked food, and buried the dead with meat and
tools to take with them for life after death, maybe because of their religion. They were in
existence at the same time Cro-Magnon were, just not in the same area.
in Europe about 35,00 years ago.
They made better tools and
weapons, and invented spears. They were more prepared for survival than Neanderthal people
They looked basically how people today look.
In existence at the same time Neanderthal
people were, just not in the same area.
Donald Johanson discovered female skeletal remains the may be 3 million
He classified it as Australopithecus, which later became known as Lucy.
Lucy is the
oldest human-like creature found. Lucy walked upright like modern humans, however scientists
still are not sure whether Lucy is related to modern day humans or not.
The first people to stand up-right.
They lived about 1.8-30,000 years ago. Were
tall, flat-faced, and had large brains. They were very resembling of what humans today look like.
Accomplished the wheel, arch, human sacrifice, walled cities, clay, and metal.
their own writing system called Cuneiform, and split into city-states.
Epic of Gilgamesh-
Human vs. God,
Endiku went to Gilgamesh and told him about the dream
he had the night before. In his dream he was sent to a temple in front of the god of cattle, to
determine whether he should
live or be put to death because he murdered Humbaba, an
Nile River flows Couth to North, and is a good transportation route. This helps
create regular food and fertile soil. Upper Nile is Southern to Lower Nile.
Life means suffering.
The origin of suffering is attachment.
The cessation of suffering is attainable.
The path to the cessation of suffering