Meso-Egypt - Meso Egypt(Archaic Period Old Kingdom Middle...

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Meso- Egypt (Archaic Period, Old Kingdom, Middle, New, Late Dynastic) 1. City State a. Large city and surrounding area that support the city 2. Mesopotamian Religion a. Polytheistic b. Anthropomorphic i. Man Shaped gods ii. Behaved like Humans iii. Male gods from sky, support the earth 1. Sun, air, iv. Earth nearly Always Female 1. Earth, forest c. Enlil- Air god (Bel) (Baal) d. An - Heaven e. Ki - earth f. Enki- gods g. Innana (Ishtar)- Earth god h. Ziggorat – Temple dedicated with each city for a separate deity 3. Gilgamesh a. Warrior guy basically a dick b. Friend with a ex wild man, gods sent to kill him c. Wildman dies and Gilgamesh tries to get his friend back to life d. So he goes to a guy on the end of the world, he is bacialy Noha, 4. Egypt / Nile a. Nile i. 5k B.c Found out there are periods of the Nile when flooding
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ii. Gradually Rises, and deposits fresh soil b. Lower Egypt i. Rich place c. Upper Egypt d. Archaic Period -3100 b.c i. Narmar (Menes) – “founder of Egypt” 1. invaded lower Egypt and ruled Upper Egypt ii. Stable for 2000 years e. Old Kingdom 2700 i. Zozeo 1. Started building pyramids ii. Kufu 1. Builds great pyramids of Giza iii. Citys 1. Memphis -capital a. Administrative centers f. 1 st Intermediate 2150-2050 g. Middle Kingdom 2050 i. 11 th dynasty, ii. Ra named as Amon iii. Thebs – Capital of Mid. Kingdom h. 2ed Intermidate i. Hyksos “Outsiders” 1. Came from the north 2. Had new Inniventions a. Compund Bows
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b. Chariots
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