Lecture Outline Chapter 2

Lecture Outline Chapter 2 - Judge and Langdon Connections:...

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Judge and Langdon Connections: A World History Chapter 2: Early Societies of West Asia and North Africa, to 500 B . C . E . Lecture Outline I. Early West Asian Societies From its beginnings around 9000 B.C.E., farming spread in West Asia, leading to ever more complex societies that developed into towns. A. Early Mesopotamia: The City-States of Sumer 1. Emergence of towns and cities in Mesopotamia 2. Conflict and connections between Sumerian city-states 3. Sumerian religion and worldview; The Epic of Gilgamesh Read the document Excerpts from the Epic of Gilgamesh on myhistorylab.com 4. Commerce, innovation, and cuneiform B. Akkadian Connections and the Spread of Sumerian Culture 1. Sargon of Akkad 2. Conquest and the spread of culture C. Babylonian Society and Hammurabi’s Code Read the document Sumerian Law Code: The Code of Lipit-Ishtar on myhistorylab.com 1. Hammurabi’s law code View the image Hammurabi Receives His Law Code from the Gods on myhistorylab.com 2. Social regulation 3. Law and gender 4. Central control D. Indo-European Migrations 1. Language and culture 2. Migration routes E. The Hittite Connection Read the document Hittite Law Code: Excerpts from the Code of the Nesilim on myhistorylab.com 1. The Hittites 2. Hittite technology and innovations 3. Hittite government and policies Watch Video Lectures: Ironworks in Africa on myhistorylab.com F. Later Mesopotamia: Assyrians and Chaldeans
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