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    Greek leaders in traditional Egyptian garb and adornments. Such procedures were done in order to assimilate the Ptolemies into the culture of their kingdom and legitimize their reign as true pharaohs. Even women, who were usually omitted from ancient works, are captured in Ptolemaic art. This represents a gradual acceptance and reevaluation of the female as an individual, as depictions of Ptolemaic queens in Egyptian headpieces were carved into stone tablets. Poetry became another effective…

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    Human expression, settled communities, and religion provide ancient China and Egypt order, stability, and protection contributing to each civilizations growth. Human expression led to ancient China’s creation and growth. Over time the Chinese people developed a writing style similar to Egypt’s: pictures and symbols, and later adapting the Roman alphabet. They used their form of writing in three ways. One, it was a way to keep records. This is significant to the Chinese people because when…

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    the Egyptian cult of death had a huge effect on the visual arts of Egypt. Pyramids made for the pharos, silently reach out to the sky seeking eternal life from the sun god Amon. The cult of death is responsible for most of ancient Egypt’s visuals arts and as well as their architectural monuments. From the pyramids and the great tombs to the hieroglyphs and the sphinx Egypt has a fast amount of history that is known greatly around the world as one of the most fast and interesting civilization of…

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    Mesopotamia Animism

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    C.E two major civilizations started to thrive near the Middle East. Even though Mesopotamia and Egypt had many differences, their civilizations still had many similarities. Egypt and Mesopotamia were similar in farming, theocracy, and the belief of animism. They had more of a contrast between their feelings toward the Gods, unity of the government and states, and the way nature affects the society.The Tigris and Euphrates where a source of help for Mesopotamia as is the Nile to Egypt, but they…

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    social scientists that would distinguish a group of people as a civilization. These criterias are having cities, an organized government, a complex religion, a system of writing, job specialization, and social classes. Ancient Egypt and Ancient Sumer had similarities and differences on government, religion, system of writing and their social classes. Ancient Egypt and Sumer are similar due their ways of life. While both the Egyptians and Sumerians developed a sophisticated way of life…

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    River Valley Civilizations Tigris and Euphrates River Valley Civilization Mesopotamia was an ancient valley located in the eastern Mediterranean; this means “between two rivers” in Greek. This is where all modern societies came from, and they had a sophisticated way of doing things. Mesopotamia is modern day Iraq, and it was located between two rivers: Tigris and Euphrates. Mesopotamia lacked an adequate supply of water, so these rivers gave provided water for them. The rivers played a great…

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    territory, religion beliefs and living conditions of early civilizations established within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East five thousand years ago: Mesopotamia and Egypt. These Ancient Eastern civilizations are considered the cradle of modern civilization; they were the origin of many civilization features as agriculture practice, empires, law codes, social stratification, urbanism and writing system. Mesopotamian and Egyptian cultures created a combination of living…

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    Some of the earliest civilizations in the world had very similar, but also very different ways of life. A couple of the earliest civilizations and most prominent in the world where Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. These two particular civilizations probably had some of the greatest influence not just on their community, but on the whole world around them. Both of these particular civilizations where at the height of their era around 2000 B.C.E., the things they did like trade and agriculture…

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    African Weapons

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    . Africa, which is home to the oldest human civilization, gave mankind the use of tools, astronomy, mathematics, jewelry, art, literature, and animal domestication. Though, the evolution of warfare can be their biggest impact on the world because it allowed their other achievements to thrive. This paper will focus, in chronological order, the evolution and impact military organizations, ideas, and activities had on political, economic, social and cultural influences within societies. This…

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    River Valley Civilizations’ Contributions Past civilizations have contributed many things that have influenced future, or present, civilizations. To look at a few in specific, ancient river valley civilizations such as Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China have each contributed their own systems/inventions. Mesopotamia brought a writing system and a set of laws. The Sumerians of Mesopotamia created cuneiform, the world’s first written language (Doc 1). According to Doc 1, they used this…

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