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Unformatted text preview: cultural context The geological instability and psychology leads to pessimism and state of constant fear Association of earth with female Water, mountains, and caves Fertility of land and people Goddess and crops Mesopotamia cultural products – writing (Cuneiform), the Epic of Gilgamesh Economic: agriculture and trade of surplus goods Specialization – mass production Early writing – pictographs, cuneiform...
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- Fall '08
- Mesopotamia, Sumer, Western Asia, Humanistic Traditions Notes