Great Civilization and Empires

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The Ancient Western World has contributed to the globalization of life today from generations past to present. Many influences from the ancient times has structured the way nations today are run. Going back into time gives insight to how civilization was formed of empires evolving from one era to the next. Exploring the Babylonian, Charlemagne, and Mongolian Empires will reveal life in regards to social lifestyles, political views, and military. The Babylonian Empire rose to power by overtaking Jerusalem and destroying their King Solomon. Under the rule of King Hammurabi the empire of Babylonian held strong political government control. The Babylonian lifestyle was like that of their predecessors the Sumerians. The Code of Hammurabi was a set of laws in which all Babylonians were to follow or be punished for rebellion. In establishing control the justice for all man kind was exemplified by prayers to the Gods. The Code of Hammurabi “laws of Justice” was to give insight to the oppression of man in quoting “the punishment should fit the crime” as a way of keeping peace and restricting evil spirits from entering the cities are famous today. Daily life consisted of the class a person belong to as well as the work they did. “Marriages were arranged by the parents and the marriage was sealed with a gift from the groom and the ceremony was legal.” (Family Life, para. 4). Women held some power but not to over power men. Daily life consisted of the tribes and their families cultural way of life. Men were allowed to divorce their wives if she could not bear them any children. The Babylonians related more with the Scientific Revolution and the development of the Calender to a near precise perfection. “Mathematics and astron... ... middle of paper ... ...logist and scientist explain how the life that existed so long ago has evolved life today. Ancient empires have paved the way for life as we know it today. Whether it be our social lifestyles, political influences, or forms of military protection, some or parts have been structured to fit in the policy of life that best represents the views of the leaders today. What one may view as uncivilized may be civilized to someone else. For generations the world has been evolving and much credit is to the ancient world establishing politics, lifestyles, and forms of military are used in diversified ways today, some parts structured to fit the views of the countries leader and some unchanged . The knowledge of learning from past empires is value added richness that gives witness to how history evolved for lives in modern day times today to be so advanced.

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