Code of Hammurabi-Law code issued by Hammurabi, king of Babylon
King HammurabiEpic of GilgameshEarly Dynastic Sumer-Period of Sumerian history beginning ca. 2900 BC
Dynasty of Sargon3rd Dynasty of UrOld Babylonian PeriodSu
Ancient Egyptian Civilization and Culture Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, pp. 74-89
Egypt and The Bronze Age (5000-1200 BC)
Civilizations arose in the Nile River Valley
-civilization developed and the role of the people played in it were heavily in
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As you begin read the Epic of Gilgamesh, think about what themes seem to be most central in
the epic. Some examples might include: The Bible.Several stories throughout the bible.
Who is Gilgamesh, and how is he described? In
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Code of Hammurabi
The Shamash Hymn
-High levels of social consciousness in Sumer
-ideals of justice didnt just motivate the domestic policies of some rulers, it also was
regarded as the basis for the rewards and punishments that the go
War and International Relations in the Kingdoms of the Fertile
Crescent-Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations, pp. 107-109
Bronze Age=great river valley civilizations.
o Spread of civilization outwards from the river valleys
Other ways of life outside the
Demonstrate knowledge of how to work problems involving integers, fractions, decimals and their
operations as well as applying mathematical principles to solve a variety of real-world problems.
I think they also want to show you that you will
"Text Selection" Video
I agree with Tovani in the fact that there is too much content to cover. Unfortunately I think textbooks
being too hard for most students to read happens more frequently than we think. I think sometimes
teachers might be hesi
Key Terms for Week 1 HIST 1520
Paleolithic- The Old Stone Age 2,000,000-10000 BC
Mesolithic- The Middle Stone Age 10,000-8000 BC
Neolithic- The New Stone Age 8000-3000 BC
Chalcolithic Age-Copper-Stone Age 5500-3000 BC
Bronze Age-The period in history from
The Origins of the Egyptians cont.
-Palaeolithic period-5500 BC, the Nile was exploited for hunting.
-5000 BC sophisticated Chalcolithic culture (1st in Upper Egypt) known as the Badarian culture had arisen.
-existence of social satisfac