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    are more similar than meet the eye. Kramer makes several connections throughout the book, History Begins At Sumer: Thirty-nine firsts in recorded history. Although, Kramer makes it apparent to point out the differences between these two cultures, he also makes it ostensible that the similarities regarding education, law codes and beyond is undeniable. In chapter one of History begins at Sumer, Kramer states how the “Sumerian school was a direct outgrowth of the invention and development of the cuneiform

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    An analysis of the two civilizations, Sumer and Egypt reveals one challenge facing human social development: geography and environmental features tend to shape the patterns of civilizations. Although the civilization of Sumer was prosperous and powerful, its geographical features ultimately weakened Sumer, exposing its vulnerability to invasion by neighboring civilizations. Egypt was similar to Mesopotamian civilizations in many ways, but Egypt’s distinct differences led to a distinguished social

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    Sumer and Mesoamerica are primitive urbanizations that have independently developed in their religion, architecture, government, ect. and it makes each one unique. From the Tigris and Euphrates River in 3500 B.C.E., the place of Sumer had begun and has developed to what we know today as Iraq. Also, the place of Mexico, which begun along the Gulf Coast of Mexico in 3000 B.C.E. Both of these primary urbanizations are important to the world around us because it explains why and how the places interact

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    Exchange of Information Between Sumer Egypt and India Civilizations in the past developed many of their own characteristics and traits. New religions were brought about, as well as cultural behavior. Inventions were created and practices were discovered to help in daily life. People also fashioned ways to communicate with each other. As these societies grew, they exchanged much of this knowledge with later civilizations. The people of Sumer, Egypt, and India had individual beliefs on

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    Greece and Sumer Society

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    Greece and Sumer The Greece and Sumer social structures highlight the differences in their development and transformation. This includes gender roles and relationships, family and social and economic classes. Gender roles are the responsibilities and the ways of the male and female. Family and relationships consists of how a typical family looks like and how they act with one another. Social and economic classes show how each type of class got treated and lay out. How are gender roles relationships

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    Sumerian Culture

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    interesting things that I was not aware of before. Many little known facts about Sumer will change the way that people feel about other ancient societies. Many advances that are not attributed to Sumeria, often were pioneered by this advanced culture long before others. Most people don't even know much about the origan of the Sumerian culture. The people who originally lived in Sumer in 4000 BC were not really Sumerians. Sumers original inhabitants were in fact Ubaidians. The Ubaidian culture was already

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    Sumer Ancient China

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    A Peak in the Past: Ancient Civilizations of Sumer and China It's safe to say that when it comes to the ancient civilizations of old, opposites don't attract. You have China and the Indus, sitting in virtual fortresses of solitude caused by the Himalayan mountains. China was walled off — and still would be, if it weren't for technological advances driving everyone closer together — and you can be certain that China liked it that way. Sumerians and Egyptians probably would have enjoyed a little

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    Today I will be describing my design for a music video set in ancient Sumer. My video will depict elements from the Hymns of Inanna and the video of “Blurred Lines.” These two elements will allow a reflection of the cultural metanarrative and the sexual script of ancient Sumer. The video will play out between two gods and a priestess. My video will have four main sections that will breakdown what the video consists of and how it all comes together. These sections will be my main characters, setting

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    Mesopotamia

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    subject that Im already so passionate about. The Fertile Crescent, located in the Middle East is where the earliest known complex civilizations that possessed a written language were established. The Fertile Crescent consisted of 4 civilizations, Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, and Phoenicia. Archeological discoveries show evidence of communal life as far as the sixth millennia B.C.E. During the fourth millennia B.C.E., two major cities appear in the south, Uruk and Jemdet. This is considered to be the

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    dynasty, and Gudea of the Lagash II Dynasty. The similar depiction of Gudea and Shulgi suggests that the primary role of kingship in ancient Sumer was a religious one based on the connection between the gods and the king. Both Gudea and Shulgi come from a Sumerian culture that dominated southern Mesopotamia for hundreds of years prior to their reigns. The land of Sumer benefited greatly from both the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, whose

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