Periods of History

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Periods of History
2010-07-06 21:53:18
Funeral History

History 1
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  1. Eolithic Era
    the earlies assumed state of man
  2. Paleolithic Era ( the Stone Age-1/2 to 1 1/2 million years ago)
    • the using of rough stone- chipped instruments
    • the first records of any attempts at burial
  3. Neolithic Era (30,000 B.C. to 6,000 B.C.)
    • Neo referes to new
    • The developement of standards of living: (the establishment of communities and the developing and building of homes)
  4. Ancient Period (6,000 B.C. to 600 A.D.)
    • Era of Egyptian Embalaming
    • there were some 400,000,000 human mummies made during this period
  5. Medieval Period through the Renaissance (600 AD to 1850)
    • the middle ages-the plague cycles
    • the renaissance-embalming was practiced for research purposes- human dissection
    • the first funeral establishment developed in Europe
  6. modern era (1850 to present)
    embalming was introduced into the US at the time of the Civil War
  7. The Renaissance-Embalming was practiced for research purpose
    Human dissection
  8. Periods of History
    • Eolithic Era
    • Paleolithic Era
    • Neolithic Era
    • Ancient Era
    • Ancient Period
    • Medieval Period - Renaissance
    • Modern Era