Ancient eastern religions
what is religion? what is its purpose?
link between environment and religion
most polytheistic = many gods
priests (literate) essentially civic officials
Sumerians c. 2100 BCE Ziggurats become part of temple complexes
Expansion of Egypt
c. 6000 B.C. communities develop
life focused on Nile
differences between Nile and Tigris
Nile Valley unified c. 3100 BCE
Egypt first government in recorded
history to control a large territory
What is neces
DO NOT try to read an entire assignment at one time
Read for 30-40 min.
Take notes in your own words while reading
Read summaries and term definitions first
Use the resources on the textbook website
Develop an abbreviation system & mak
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their allies. It lasted 32 months and resulted i
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