Essays Tagged: "first civilizations"

Indus Valley Civilization and Modern India

The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the first civilizations in the world. It was located in the southwest part of present day India along th ... nnings of geometry and algebra. They created the idea of zero and the decimal system. They were the first people to use notation by tens. Even the Arabs called math "the Indian Art." The monasteries b ... pipes that emptied into a main drain. The drains emptied into a complex sewer system. They were the first people to have a democratic governing body of state. The Indus valley civilization were the fi ...

(6 pages) 164 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China's philosophies: Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism, along with an explanation of how China influenced Japan.

IntroductionChina was one of the first civilizations to become an empire in history. Like Alexander the Great, Qin Shi Huangdi establ ... e Alexander the Great, Qin Shi Huangdi established the first empire in the East which makes him the first emperor of China. In Qin Shi Huangdi's reign, he laid down the law on stones in various parts ... subject; father-son; husband-wife; older brother-younger brother; and friend-friend." (pg. 207) The first four were in a hierarchy based on superior-inferior. Confucianism, including its own teachings ...

(4 pages) 219 1 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Book Report: Jon Mancip White's "Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt" a four paged double spaced book report which recieved an A++ in my Western Civ Honors class

t" World Book's encyclopedia refers to Ancient Egypt as the birthplace of one of the world's first civilizations. Jon White very well illustrates Ancient Egyptian life and while doing so is sur ... sties are discussed along with their conquests and downfalls. Beginning with the founder of Egypt's first dynasty, White brings up King Menes and greatly and informingly constructs ideas and facts abo ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Palestine Background Information

west side of Palestine. Some parts of Palestine have very fertile land. In fact one of the world's first civilizations was located by the Tigris River. The southern area, however, is mostly dessert. ... ue to this, there has never been an accurate census in Palestine since 1918.The Canaanites were the first know inhabitants of Palestine. They lived and thrived there for 2000 years before mass invader ...

(1 pages) 63 2 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Early Civilizations

First Civilizations The first two civilizations in the world were the Egyptians and the Sumar ... Egyptians and the Sumarians in the region earlier known as Mesopotamia. Over here they started the first two civilizations in the world. Even though a considerable distance divided these two cultures ... . For example, the two were polytheistic worshippers, they both worshipped multiple Gods. Being the first two civilizations, they made lots of discoveries and inventions. For Example the Sumarians had ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparison essay on Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt, one page max

Mesopotamia and Ancient EgyptThe first, true civilizations in ancient times both formed near prominent rivers. These first civilizati ... vironment. Mesopotamian civilization featured a distinctive culture and was the home of the world's first set of laws. The Egyptian civilization formed near the Nile River and in the Sahara desert, so ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Explanation of the disappearance of the first civilizations.

I chose to discuss the topic:Historians have devised various explanations for the appearance of the first civilizations on this planet. Which explanation makes the most sense to you?Growing up, I was ... different historian explanations, I am convinced of one: The explanation for the appearance of the first civilizations on this planet is debris from a disintegrating comet.The stories and visions of ...

(4 pages) 17 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Ancient Civilization Paper

agriculture was popular or if trade needed to be established in order to survive. One of the first civilizations, whose great ruins can still be seen today, is the Egyptians. Their civilization ... ty to travel, the Greeks were able to spread their culture throughout the Mediterranean. One of the first groups of the Greek people was called the Mycenaean Greeks. This civilization flourished betwe ...

(7 pages) 73 0 1.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Empires Of The Fertile Cresent

nd; these civilizations are the Sumerians, the Babylonians, and the Hebrews. The Sumerians were the first civilizations in the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys, also known as the Fertile Crescent. T ... utes and 360o . This is very important because today we use these numbers daily. They also were the first to develop an animal produce industry. After the Sumerians faded out the Babylonians ca ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Roman History

nique and astonishing ideas of the Greeks to start their new culture. Ancient Greece was one of the first civilizations that was focusing on an important success. The Greeks began one of the biggest c ... Greece. Then the city of Rome was born and their power began to increase.When the city of Rome was first born, it was very small and weak. However, the Roman army became stronger and started conqueri ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Consumerism – The Need of the Hour: How consumerism can help address the problems of the developing economies of the world.

in people purchasing goods or consuming materials in excess of their basic needs, is as old as the first civilizations like Ancient Egypt, Babylon and Ancient Rome. It is the tendency of the people t ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Civilization in egypt

orted as much as possible to make life easier. This was what a civilization was. Some of the first civilizations were in Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt had a good centralized rule or government. ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The Role Of Cooperation In Anc

Societies of today are very different from the first civilizations. Pre-historic cultures depended on the cooperation of its people to live. Today, ...

(4 pages) 690 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Assyrian Civilization

tion emerged on the upper Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia around 2500 B.C., and was one of the first civilizations to form in that region. The Assyrians were Semitic speaking peasant farmers, and ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Time Traveling, Art Historian Book Chapters

Egyptian CultureThe farthest back that I was able to travel was to the Egyptian culture, one of the first civilizations here on Earth. While in Egypt I had the opportunity to see what I believe is one ... ose window, a nave, and had three stories; the arcade, triforium, and clerestory. It was one of the first masterpieces of the High Gothic." (Benton, J and DiYanni, R. (2008) Arts and Culture: An Intro ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Research Paper about Egypt. This civilization is one we know today as Egypt. As one of the first civilizations, Egypt has a lot of background. Egypt was one of the first civilizations when pe ... oken into different time periods according to the dynasty of the ruling family of the pharaohs. The first dynasty of Egypt was from the year 3150 B.C. until 2686 B.C. The Capital of Egypt at this time ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers