Lesson Two: Birth of Cultures

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In this lesson, we delve into the birth of cultures and explore the cradle of civilization. We will examine the infrastructure that allowed cities to form and thrive, such as the wheel, canals, and water supply for crops, and discover the religious beliefs of the time, including polytheism, the afterlife, and the role of priests. We will also explore the writing system used, Mesopotamian Cuneiform, which evolved from pictographic symbols to a syllabary, and the numerical system, Mesopotamian Sexagesimal, which is still used today. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify the most significant engineering invention of this time
  • Explain the evolution of the Mesopotamian writing system

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