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Beginnings of Civilization: Mesopotamia. Civilization. What makes up a civilization? Do we have a civilization? . Mesopotamia. “The Land between Two Rivers” Irrigation began around 6000 BCE First cities emerged by 4000 BCE. Sumerians First political units in Mesopotamia Semitic People

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Beginnings of civilization mesopotamia

Beginnings of Civilization: Mesopotamia


Civilization

Civilization

  • What makes up a civilization?

  • Do we have a civilization?


Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia

  • “The Land between Two Rivers”

  • Irrigation began around 6000 BCE

  • First cities emerged by 4000 BCE


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Sumerians

First political units in Mesopotamia

Semitic People

Built first cities in Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia


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Mesopotamia

  • Beginnings of Empires

    • Interaction among Mesopotamian city-states

    • Sargon of Akkad (2370-2315 BCE)


Sargon of akkad

Sargon of Akkad


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Mesopotamia

  • Babylonian Empire

    • Founded by Hammurabi (1792-1750 BCE)

    • Code of Hammurabi


Code of hammurabi

Code of Hammurabi


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Mesopotamia

  • Assyrian Empire (1300-612 BCE)


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Mesopotamia

  • New Babylonian or “Chaldean Empire”


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Mesopotamia


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Mesopotamia

  • Accomplishments


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Mesopotamia


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Mesopotamia

  • Writing

    • Earliest writing 3100 BCE

    • Purposes

    • Epic of Gilgamesh


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Mesopotamia

  • Culture

    • Patriarchal society

    • Stratified


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Mesopotamia

  • Hebrews

    • Moses

    • Kingdom of Israel

    • Judaism


Ancient israel

Ancient Israel


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Mesopotamia

  • Phoenicians

    • Semitic People

    • Trade

    • Alphabet


Origins of the alphabet

Origins of the Alphabet


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Mesopotamia


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Mesopotamia

  • Arrival of the Indo-Europeans

    • Origins

    • Migrations

    • Impact on language


Indo european migrations

Indo-European Migrations


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