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HIST 101H Early Western Civilization to 1000 CE Spring 2018 Exam #1 – Early Civilizations (Study Guide) Section I Directions: Be able to identify each of the people/objects/places/terms/events below. In a short answer, explain why are they significant and how they influenced Early Western History? 1. The Epic of Gilgamesh 2. The Valley of the Kings 3. Chauvet Caves 4. Cuneiform 5. Hammurapi 6. Lucy 7. Akhenaten 8. Neolithic Period 9. Assyrians 10. Ur 11. The Tanakh 12. Cyrus the Great 13. Fertile Crescent 14. Thera 15. Ötzi 16. The Phoenicians 17. Solomon’s Temple 18. The Stepped Pyramid of Djoser 19. Zoroastrianism 20. The Battle of Kadesh Section II Directions: Be prepared to answer the following questions. Answer the question completely and include some discussion of primary sources, where appropriate, to support your answer. 1. What factors spurred the development of written scripts? How did the development of written scripts affect the societies that developed them? 2. Compare the Neo-Assyrian state and Persian Empire. How did they form different types of states? How did each try to integrate its realms? 3. Why was the Nile ‘central’ to life in Egypt? 4. How did the cultures of the Minoans and Mycenaeans contribute to the development of Greece? 5. Describe the reforms of Akhenaten and discuss his role as a ‘revolutionary’. 6. Compare the Minoan and Egyptian cultures, particularly in terms of art, architecture, and world view. 7. Discuss the problems of interpreting Neolithic culture. 8. Discuss the agricultural and technological revolutions of early humans and their impact on the development of early societies. ...
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1). Section 1
2). Section 2
4). References


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HISTORY QUESTION

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Section 1
The epic of Gilgamesh
This is an epic poem which was unearthed in the region where the ancient Mesopotamia
was located. It is termed as the most extensive surviving work of literature and begins with five
poems written in Sumerian concerning the king of Uruk and dates from the third dynasty of Ur.
Translations to these works of poetry have had a significant effect on understanding some of the
literacy skills practiced in Europe today.
The Valley of the Kings
This is a valley in Egypt which is also referred to as the valley of the gates of the kings.
The east valley of the two valleys is where a majority of the tombs of the kings are located. This
region contains graves where the majority of the kings of the new Egyptian kingdom are buried.
This region shed some light on the rulers of ancient Egypt and their mode of governments which
had far-reaching effects to both the European and Arab world.
Chau vet caves
These are caves which are located in southern France and contain the best-preserved cave
paintings today. It includes the upper Paleolithic evidence of life. The caves were discovered in
1994 and are one of the most significant prehistoric sites. These caves are a Unesco heritage site.
The place had evidence of life and some animals that are currently extinct. The richness of
history hidden in these caves is a significant stepping stone towards the understanding of ancient
life in Europe.
Cuneiform

HISTORY QUESTION

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This is the earliest form of writing invented by the Sumerians. Wedge-formed marks on
clay tablets distinguish this kind of writing. The term means merely Wedge-shaped.
The type of writing is the beginning of the writing skills which spread to the entire Arab world
and further to Europe. Tablets written in this form of writing have preserved the history for long
periods.
Hammurapi
This was the sixth king of the first Babylonian kingdom. Through his conquest, he was
able to bring almost all of Mesopotamia to Babylonian rule. He is famous for coming up with a
justice system which focused on physical punishment to crime perpetrators and is the first law to
incorporate the presumption of innocence. We see these laws which were developed during his
period influence the current European system of justice.
Lucy
This is the name given to the several pieces of bone belonging to an Australopi...

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