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Unformatted text preview: What is civilization? What The word "civilization" comes from the Latin word for townsman or citizen, civis, and its adjectival form, civilis. To be "civilized" essentially meant being a townsman, governed by the constitution and legal statutes of that community The Rise Of Civilization The
The first people of the world, did they live in societies? Were there Walmarts for the first people? Were there Starbucks, and what type of cell phones did they use? The rise of civilization The Civilization is defined as: highly organized society marked by advanced knowledge of trade, government, arts, science and often time written language The Parthenon in Athens is an example of classical Greek Civilization. The ruins of Machu Picchu, "the Lost City of the Incas," has become the most recognizable symbol of the Inca civilization. The earliest known civilizations (as defined in the traditional sense) arose in Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in modernday Iraq, Persia in modernday Iran, the Nile valley of Egypt. The inhabitants of these areas built cities, created writing systems, learned to make pottery and use metals, domesticated animals, and created complex social structures with class systems. What is the first know society What Location of the Asia minor Location Its name means 'Lesser Asia'. Asia Minor is a region of the ancient world that corresponds roughly to modern day Turkey, and is the area were major civilization is thought to begin. Who were the empire builders Who The Hittites conquered most of the local people in the Asia minor area and set up city states. ...
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- Spring '08