The Rise of Ancient Civilization. By Molly Lyda. Sumerian Artisan. Prehistory -500 B.C. Sumarian civilization is one of the oldest civilizations. Why Sumeria ?. Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Created The Fertile Crescent . Trade Routes Developed.
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The Rise of Ancient Civilization By Molly Lyda
Created The Fertile Crescent
Trade Routes Developed
The Sumerians built their villages on artificial mounds to protect them from floods
Bronze Age Began in Sumer – 3000B.C.
Ancient Civilizations Believed in 3,000 Gods
Sumerians were ruled by the Priest
Temple to the high Priest Ziggurat
Achievements In Technology
Created the sail boat for trade along the rivers. The plow was first introduced in Sumer
The Mesopotamian flood myth appeared in the 'Epic of Gilgamesh', (was it Noah?)
What do chariots, sailboats, and wheels have in Common?
The Ancient Sumerians invented them all!
Review: Why the rise of the Sumerian civilization?
Fertile Crescent= Rich farming soil
CREATED: NUMBER SYSTEM And CALENDAR
Constant war: Lack of natural barriers
Ancient Egypt ARISES The Old Kingdom – 2700 B.C. The Middle Kingdom – 2200B.C. The New Kingdom – 1600 B.C.
Ancient Egypt created the first Monarchy King Menes
Pharaoh was the political, religious, and economic leader.
Hammurabi 1750 B.C.