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Pyramid-like structures used as a temple, tomb, and government site.
wedge writing used by sumerians.
Picture represents an idea like a picture of wheat vs. actually spelling it out.
came from pictograms, picture was universal to represent something.
first Akkadian King, was powerful and expanded empire.
great king during Babylon’s first great period.
A prophet who used fire as an element of worship
Measuring the movement of earth through the year by noting its position with respect to 12 constellations.
before written history in Egypt.
combined the upper and lower Egypt and became the first “great” pharoh
means sacred writing. mostly done by scribes, and was a form of pictograms
“shepherd kings” that invaded egypt during the middle kingdom. semetic.
Woman pharaoh. very powerful
formerly known as Amenhotop, but changed his name. was a pharaoh who wanted to only worship one God.
Associated with Moses, was pharaoh during a part of the new kingdom.
Original inhabitants of India and had the two huge city places.
Came and conquered the weak Dravidians from the Indo-Europe area.
self-denial, a belief of the Hindus.
led an uprising and eventually won the rebellion and became the powerful emperor starting the Han Dynasty
a great writer after Homer. Wrote the Theogeny which is the Greek God family tree.
battle formation that was revolutionary invented by greeks.
sculpture that is not freestanding or fully three-dimensional but rather projects from a surface
the decorative pattern around the top of the building just above the columns
a small building behind the stage where some offstage action could occur.
regarded as the “best playwright.” we all know his creepy story of Oedipus
contemporary of Sophocles who wrote mostly satyrs, didn’t fear Gods and actually made fun of them in his plays.
wrote comedies. wrote the birds and lysistrata.
historian that got lots of second-hand info. had lots of bias and wrote about the greek victory over the persians.
Exiled from greece, was a general in the army, very reliable and unbiased.
medical guy that believed that every ailment had a cause and believed in the four bodily humors.