Territory: Between the tirgris and Along the river Nile,in
Euphrates rivers. North-east africa.
Main Sumer, Akkadian empire, Old kingdom,middle
stages in babylonian empire, Kingdom,New kingdom.
history Assyrian empire,Neo-
Political King led the army,made Pharaon had absolute
Organi- laws,and was also a power goberned the
sation religious leader. Country,decreed laws,
owned much of the land
and led the army.
Society King,aristocrazy,priests Pharaon and his family,civil
religion They were polytheistic they They were polytheistic they
and believed in many gods believed in many gods. Ra
beliefs Anu was the god of heaven was the god of sun,other
Enlil was the god of wind, important were isis,osiris
Ishtar was the goddes of and Orus.
war and love.
Art Architecture: Palaces like Temples such as karnak,
Dur-Sharrukin,they sphinxes,painting in the
invented arch and vault. Tumbs and sarcophages.
Mulbricks and stone were They built Pyramids.
used for construction.
Sculpture:statues of kings,
gods and animals.