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Hon 110 Notes Kate Winthrol 1/24/11 Writing (developed by Sumerian) -Adapted by different civilizations Assyria (First group standing army) -Nineveh -Torturous, use brute force Nineveh world’s first great library Women were property. 610 conquered by another group. Last group was Persians. Nile River fundamental to Egypt -Annual flooding Optimistic Life Natural Resources, stone, metal ores. Make Bronze, Paper Papyrus used to make paper. Egypt was wealthiest place.
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Old, Middle, New Kingdoms -Old Kingdom (Pyramids, however no records of them) -New Kingdom (Pyramids) New Kingdom Hatshepsut – Main Female Ruler (Widow, sister of Pharoh) Pharaoh meant as intermediary When she died, built burial place. However son in law scratched her name off of list. Amunhotep to Akhenaten -Get rid of gods, and goddesses -One god Aten Polytheisms to Monotheist -Priests unhappy, status and jobs over. Successors got rid of this monotheistic religion. Everyone equal in Egypt, basically all slaves. In theory, Egypt equitable society, males &
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