Sumeria

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1. Sumeria Cradle of Civilization

2. The First Civilization

3. A PARADE OF EMPIRES

4. Significant Terms

7. THE FERTILE CRESCENT

8. Modern Day

9. Diversional Irrigation

10. CITY OF UR

11. Sumeria- an Ingenious society

12. THE AGE OF GOD KINGS The Kings List records the names of the Kings of Sumer and the lengths of their reign Kingship‘ descended from Heaven” Kingship was hereditary

16. Unlocking the Mystery-

17. A Literary Society Religious Myths Tales of Enlil and Inanna The Flood Myth Epic Tales; “ The Epic of Gilgamesh “ Hymns and Elegies Wisdom Compositions eg ;” The Dispute between Cattle and Grain;” ‘ The Dispute between Hoe and Plough’ Proverbs eg” Into An open mouth, a fly enters’ Instructional Essays; n” The Farmers Almanac”

18. HOUSES OF URUK

19. Tablet showing Nippur Plan

20. The Rise of Great Cities

21. ZIGURRAT OF UR

22. ZIGURRAT AT URUK

23. Necessity is the Mother of Invention Sumerians had located the position of Mercury Saturn and Mars as well as knowledge of the sun and moon Sumerians had developed a sophisticated system of weights and measurements Sumerians were the first to institutionalize learning in schools, generally for the training of scribes Sumerian law code predates Hammurabi

24. STANDARD OF UR

25. SCENES OF WAR

26. AN ARTISTIC SOCIETY

27. A WARLIKE SOCIETY

28. Development of organized warfare Sophisticated and stronger weaponry Metal helmets and body Armor Importance of cavalry, and chariots Phalanx formation

30. STELE OF NARIM SIN

31. SIR LEONARD WOOLLEY 1880-1960

32. Dead Men Do Tell Tales Sir Leonard Woolley excavated the Royal Tombs of Ur, finding a large number of skeletons in the vaults, possibly royal attendants. As well jewellery, waggons, furniture, musical instruments, pottery, and even board games were found. Woolley showed great care in his rescuing and restoring objects for example- The Standard of Ur These objects have been able to tell us much about Sumerian society

33. The Legacy of Sumer

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