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The Land and the People And Early Civilizations of the Middle EastChapter 25, Sections 1,2. The Land and the People And Early Civilizations of the Middle East
The Arabian Peninsula Borders on Red Sea, Arabian Sea, and Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is the largest country. Has small population, due to lack of water in the barren desert.
The Fertile Crescent is arc-shaped, and stretches from the Mediterranean Sea along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers to the Persian Gulf. It has rich soil and high population.
The Nile Valley Nile Valley- The flooding of the Nile is both predictable and dependable. It is protected from invaders by deserts. Egyptians traded with the people of the Fertile Crescent.
The Maghreb Means “The Western Isle”, and is surrounded by mountains, deserts, and water. It includes the North African regions of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco.
Major religions of the Middle East include Islam, Christianity, and Judaism..
Sumer (Sumerian Civilization)The first civilization in the Middle East. It sprung up along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Men learned to read and write there.
The Persian Empire 500BC-Spread across Asia Minor to the Indus Valley. The Persians allowed conquered peoples to retain their languages, customs and religions.
Hammurabi’s Code Contained 282 laws regulating economic, social, and moral affairs. Tried to make the punishment fit the crime. (An eye for an eye).
Zoroastrianism Persian religion that included many gods controlling nature, and Magi (priests) trying to win their favor. Zoroaster believed there was a great war between evil and good gods.
Hellenistic CivilizationA blend of Greek and Middle Eastern culture that arose from the conquests of Alexander of Macedonia. Its center was Alexandria, Egypt.
Physical Landscape and The People
Crossroads of the World
Do Now: What major rivers are seen on this map?
“CROSSROADS OF THE WORLD”
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The Geography and Early History of the Middle East
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Geography and Early History of the Middle East
North Africa Moroccan Camel Caravan. Regions Of Africa.
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Pre-class What is more diverse, the United States or the Middle East? Why?
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The Middle East ◦ known as the crossroads of civilization.
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World Studies. Southwest Asia Saudi Arabia Iraq Iran Turkey Jordan Syria Lebanon Kuwait/ UAE/ Qatar/Bahrain Yemen/ Oman Israel Palestinian Territories.
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