Sept. 9 notes
Sept. 9 notes History 110
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Society and Culture in Mesopotamia Early and Middle Bronze Age c 30001500 BCE First a recap of the construction programs in Egypt Kahun organized the community Nubian forts prevent invasions and help with the development of colonization Fayum new lands brought together under protection Equals Bureaucratic Utopia how a society should be organized order being restored making a statement Contacts with other regions Nubia Asia Minoan World Greece Puntexperts are uncertain on where this was resources that could not be found in Egypt influence on receiving culture Minoan World had palaces owned by merchants This is to be discussed later on in the course altering the social conditions between the regions Nubian people were the missionaries for Egypt Culture and Literature Society and Culture in Mesopotamia o Afterlife other groups adopted this It used to be practiced by the elites only 0 Cult of the Deceased the elite and the rest of the population took part in this 0 Cult of Osiris judgement 77 II 0 Dark Ages Intermediate Periods These periods represent the states in crisis in literature Tyrants did not see themselves as tyrants Meaning they believed that their actions were positive on society Rule of Law or Rule of Order preventing invasions Also preventing hierarchy overturn there was no chaos in the rulers eyes Now for today s notes Time Periods Neolithic Bronze Age 0 Early 0 Middle 0 Late Iron Age Empires Early Age Early dynastic period and Old Kingdom Time of the pyramids Middle Age Middle Kingdom 0 Uruk is the first city that archeologists were able to discover Society and Culture in Mesopotamia 0 New states were created in the reaction to existing ones 0 organized the people to deal with certain situations in fear of an Empire Babylonia Two parts Akkad and Sumar May appear in the readings o Iraqi government is currently controls the Sumar region 0 Assyria in the North and Babylonia in the South 0 Following the main water course of irrigation 0 river valleys city states The Epic of Gilgamesh o a lot of stories circled Gilgamesh o poem was estimated to be written in the second millennium BCE o The best preserved text is from Assyria
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