Early River Valley Civilizations (Mesopotamian Valley (Culture (Sumerians…
Early River Valley Civilizations
Sumerians were polytheists and believed that the humans were only servants of the gods. They made huge temples to honor the gods. These temples were called ziggurats.
They disinvolved the first writing system, Cuneiform. They also created a number system and the plow.
Mesopotamia is located between the Tigris and Euphrates. It is also located in the fertile crescent, a piece of land in which farming progressed. This region contains a soil that is really good for farming.
They were polytheists and worshiped many gods. Family was one of the main aspects in the Chinese culture. They were always intended to think and work as group. The King was at the top of the social hierarchy and the nobles were right below them. The peasants were at the bottom.
They developed their own writing system and dug canals to carry water for the crops. They also improved engineering and made many cities of wood.
The Huang He and Yangtze were present at the Chinese territory. As many other rivers, the flooded once a year and brought a fertile mud that was good for the crops. Only 10% of China was good for farming.
People often call India subcontinent. The Indus valley was surrounded by high mountains and deserts. The Indus and Ganges disinvolved the same role as other rivers. They were essential for agriculture.
Archaeologists were not able to decipher their language, but according to some artifacts they had close ties with religion and their language is composed of about 400 symbols.
Their cities were well planned. They disinvolved advanced engineering techniques.
The Nile River is the longest river in the world. It flows for about 4,100 miles and as many other rivers, floods once a year and brings silt. Egypt was surrounded by deserts and plateaus.
The Egyptians developed a writing system that consisted of the representation of images. they disinvolved a sheet that was similar to paper and made from papyrus reeds. They also created a calendar as well as a number system.
Egyptians were polytheists. They believed in about 2,000 gods and also in life after death.