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Egypt, Mesopotamia, Fertile Crescent Test Review
Sumer Developed cuneiform Invented the wheel Built Ziggurats City States Polytheistic Epic of Gilgamesh
Babylon Code of Hammurabi Capital was Babylon Adopted Sumerian gods Expanded public works projects
Hittites Indo Europeans Developed iron weapons Revolutionized warfare
Assyrians Brutal treatment of enemies and fierce warriors Improved weapons and siege tactics Established large empire Developed road networks Built one of the world’s first libraries
Chaldeans/Neo Babylonian Empire Restored Babylon Hanging Gardens of Babylon Captured Jerusalem and brought Jewish slaves back to Babylon
Phoenicians Traders who traveled throughout the Mediterranean Carriers of Civilization Spread ideas and technology throughout the Mediterranean Developed the alphabet
Dynasty Power/rule passed one from one family member to another
Theocracy Government run by religious leaders
Cuneiform Wedge shaped form of writing developed by the Sumerians
Hieroglyphics Form of writing using pictures to represent letters and concepts
Egyptian View of the Afterlife Positive view Reflected the favorable geographic characteristics of the Nile River Valley
Sumerian View of the Afterlife Feared gods Saw gods as unpredictable View of the afterlife was gloomy and bleak Reflected the unpredictable nature of their world
Effects of Geographic Factors in Sumer Lack of natural barriers promoted cultural diffusion
Effects of Geography on Egypt Natural barriers protected Egypt from invasion and movement of large groups of outsiders Limited cultural diffusion Promoted development of unique Egyptian culture
DAY 8: MESOPOTAMIA, FERTILE CRESCENT Unit 2. River Civilizations Map Identify the following ‘first civilizations’ on your map 1. Mesopotamia 2. Egypt.
River Valley Civilizations Egypt Mesopotamia. Egypt.
The Last Word: No homework FrontPage: Staple map and Reading Guide 25.1 together and turn in.
Mesopotamia Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Sumerian Civilization – 3000 BCE Capital City is UR Ziggurat.
River Valley Civilizations The discovery of farming during the Neolithic Revolution allowed nomadic people to settle into civilizations.
Ancient Sumer 3300 – 1900 B.C.. Fertile Crescent.
Mesopotamia Review. 1.Cuneiform 2.City-State 3.Scribe 4.Social Structure 5.Canal 6.Hammurabi 7.Pictograph 8.Levee 9.Mesopotamia 10.Chariot 11.Culture.
Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt Chapter Mesopotamia Mesopotamia = “between the rivers” Located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers Est.
The Hittites, Assyrians, Chaldeans, and Phoenicians The Tribes of Mesopotamia.
Ancient Civilizations SOL WHI.3. During the Neolithic Age, permanent settlements appeared in river valleys and around the Fertile Crescent. River valleys.
First Civilizations Section 3/4. Objectives Identify how strong rulers shaped the Fertile Crescent Analyze the Sumerian civilization.
Chapter 2 Section 2: Fertile Crescent Empires. Main Idea Indo-European invaders introduced new technologies to the Fertile Crescent while adapting earlier.
Early River Civilizations 3500 BC to 450 BC Review – Rise of Civilizations 5000 BC – Neolithic Revolution & 3000 BC– Bronze Age Mesopotamia = City States.
World History Civilization Begins in Mesopotamia.
Ancient Civilizations: Egypt and Mesopotamia. Egypt Geography 550 miles long, 15 miles on both sides of Nile Nile floods once a year leaving rich soil.
Mesopotamia K. Roberts. MESOPOTAMIA Located in modern-day Iraq Means “between the rivers” Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Fertile Crescent caused by annual,
Basic Features of Civilization P E R S I A Political Organization Economy Religion Society [Social Classes] Innovations [Technology] Art and Architecture.
Bell Ringer 1.) Prepare for your SOL Rolling Review Pre- History quiz 2.) Complete the provided Mesopotamia map identification worksheet.
Copyright, 2001 © Prentice Hall World History: Connections to Today C H A P T E R 2 First Civilizations: Africa and Asia (3200 B.C. – 500 B.C. )
Ancient Civilizations: Mesopotamia. Geography Fertile Crescent North east of Egypt Good farmland Between the Tigris, Euphrates Rivers.
4 Early River Valley Civilizations Sumerian Civilization - Tigris & Euphrates Rivers (Mesopotamia) Egyptian Civilization - Nile River Harappan Civilization.
Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt Ch. 10 Sec. 1 Pp
Mesopotamia. A complex society Cities Organized government Art, religion, classes Writing system How has this civilization influenced us today?
Cultural Hearths Birthplaces of Civilizations Cultural Hearths Defined: center where cultures developed and from which ideas and traditions spread outward.
V-SHARE (RGRHODES) 1. Mesopotamia Notes #1 WORLD HISTORY 9/28/11 3. Mesopotamia Notes #1 4. River Valleys Civilizations Chart 5. Complete Database and.
MIDDLE EAST: ANCIENT EMPIRES. Mesopotamia means “land between rivers” It is the area between Tigris River and Euphrates River. It sometimes refers to.
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MESOPOTAMIA The First River Valley Civilization. River Valley Civilizations The discovery of farming during the Neolithic Revolution allowed nomadic people.
Chapter 2, Section City-States of Ancient Sumer How did geographic features influence the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent? What were the main features.
Mesopotamia. August 17 th Warm-Up ■ List the 5 characteristics of a civilization and provide an example for each characteristic.
Chapter 2 ANCIENT MIDDLE EAST & EGYPT 3200 B.C.-500B.C.
Mesopotamia Cradle of Civilization Tigris and Euphrates River Valley.
The Fertile Crescent Chapter 2. Main Idea Indo-European invaders introduced new technologies to the Fertile Crescent while adapting earlier technologies.
Empires of Mesopotamia 3500 BCE to 530 BCE. Geography The land between two rivers (Tigris and Euphrates Modern day Iraq South was a flat flood plain with.
Chapter Two: Mesopotamia. Journal Entry for 8/24/2010 Explain some of the reasons why the early civilizations grew near rivers.
■ Essential Question: – What were the important characteristics of the civilizations in Mesopotamia? ■ Warm-Up Question: – Why was the Neolithic Revolution.
Sumerian Civilization Along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers l The Tigris -Euphrates River valley was an area of conflict. l The Tigris River carries more.
River Valley Civilizations SOL Terms for Review. Mesopotamia or Sumer (The Southern Part of Mesopotamia) *First Civilization in the world which means.
What Sumerian city is Gilgamesh linked to? Uruk. Sumerian story about a man given a perfect body and super human strength The earliest cities emerged when?
Mesopotamia and Sumer Main Idea: The first known civilization arose in Mesopotamia, and its culture and innovations influenced later civilizations in the.
Mesopotamia. Sumerians organized city-states – a form of political organization typical of Mesopotamia civilizations; consisted of a city, and the surrounding.
Middle East: Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia Mesopotamia means: “land between two rivers”. The civilization developed between the Euphrates and the Tigris Rivers.
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MESOPOTAMIA AND SUMER. MESOPOTAMIA Mesopotamia is the valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers – Also known as the Fertile Crescent due to an abundance.
Global 9 Chapter 2 Themes. Interaction with Environment River Valley Civilizations – early civilizations (e.g., Sumerians in Tigris-Euphrates Valley.
BABYLONIAN ZIGGURAT. THE MANY PEOPLE OF MESOPOTAMIA: 1.Sumer ancient Sumer’s city-states (3000 B.C B.C.) 2. Babylonia Babylonian Empire ( 1800.
26 Multiple choice (notes) 9 T or O (Egyptians) 3 pts--Compare/ contrast pyramid to ziggurat 20 pts--Fill in Chart 17 Map Matching.
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