Catalhoyuk: Life In The Stone Age

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Catalhoyuk was a town that developed more than 9000 years ago and was tightly packed with 8000 people. Everyone had to live on top of each other which seems to me could have gotten very difficult at times. With all their houses being piled upon one another they seemed to be very well organized and a have VERY advanced society. They even buried the dead beneath their houses... sounds extremely terrifying to me. Men and women were equal in the labor department and they both had low life expectancies. In the Stone Age we have evidence of tool making hominids from about 2 million years ago. Most of these human societies consisted of hunters and gathers which were constantly on the move. They had no significant material possessions because there …show more content…
and was known to use writing as a weapon. Who knew that a pen could actually be mightier than a sword? In Babylon most of the political power was tied into the religious practice. In old Babylonaion society there was upper class who controlled estates, then the nobles which made up most of the population, and the bottom was slaves. Each class were treated differently for crimes which is unfair just because you are not as rich as another person does not mean you should have a harsher treatment for a crime. Hammurabis left a legacy by creating durable state, he helped establish kingship, and showed the importance of …show more content…
The pharaoh’s power was slowly being demised and the central authority of Memphis collapsed. Wealth and education became more popular among everyone and so did the advancement of many. Which in my opinion sounds like a good thing yet a very big change from how Egypt started off. Amenemhet established the Twelfth dynasty after the king’s death. They viewed the world that was beyond Egypt’s borders with fear and suspicion. The position of the pharaoh changed because having ma’at was not enough

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